Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Wietse A. Tol, PhD, is the Dr. Ali and Rose Kawi Assistant Professor in Global Mental Health at the Department of Mental Health of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Program Director of the Peter C. Alderman Foundation. His main interest concerns the interplay between science and practice, particularly around (preventive) mental health interventions for populations affected by adversity in low- and middle-income countries. He has conducted qualitative and quantitative research with violence-affected child and adult populations in Nepal, Burundi, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Timor-Leste. He regularly consults with United Nations and (international) non-governmental organizations with regard to needs assessment, capacity building, and monitoring and evaluation. His research has been published in the Lancet, JAMA, PLoS Medicine, Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, World Psychiatry, and Social Science & Medicine. In 2011, Dr. Tol was awarded the Chaim and Bela Danieli Young Professional Award by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
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