Profile

Wietse A. Tol, PhD

Ali & Rose Kawi Assistant Professor, Mental Health

Bio

<p>I am interested in the interplay between science and practice in the development and evaluation of mental health and psychosocial support programs for populations in adversity in low- and middle-income countries.</p> <p>With non-governmental and United Nations organizations, I have focused on strengthening needs assessments, monitoring and evaluation strategies, and conducting systematic reviews to identify best practices. In my mixed methods academic research I am particularly interested in (methods of) evaluating mental health promotion and preventive strategies. I have conducted research in Nepal, Burundi, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Timor-Leste.</p>

Courses

Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach

Major Depression in the Population: A Public Health Approach