Departments of Family Medicine, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Global Health, University of Washington
Dr. Bennett is a physician scientist who has focused his scholarly and clinical career on the delivery of primary health services to vulnerable populations in the US and in developing countries. His research expertise is in the area of Implementation Science and he focuses on the implementation and dissemination of adaptations of the evidence based Collaborative Care Model (CoCM) of integrated and team based behavioral health care focused on perinatal mental health and risk of suicide. He is on the leadership team of the IMPLICIT Quality Improvement and Practice Based Research Network that focuses on perinatal health. He is a family physician providing full spectrum primary care including obstetric, family planning, pediatric and general adult health care. Dr. Bennett has expertise in the use of health information and communications technologies to support the delivery of mental health care in the non-specialty mental health setting. He makes use of participatory design strategies to bring end-users into the process of agile technology development and reduce the risk of designs that are unacceptable to target users. He is the PI of NIH funded national and international implementation trials of the implementation of collaborative care for perinatal depression in community health centers. He has also been funded to study mHealth strategies to extend the reach of services for women from vulnerable populations in pregnancy in the US, Vietnam, Nigeria, and Peru.