Dr. Elizabeth Louis, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth Louis is a Haitian American psychologist with clinical and research interests in global mental health, trauma, disaster mental health, and ethnic/racial minorities well-being. Her experiences have led her to engage in community mental health work in Haiti and Rwanda to address mental health stigma, health disparities, and to incorporate culturally appropriate training for health/mental health professionals and laypersons in diverse settings. Dr. Louis has presented her scholarly work at international conferences in Canada, Portugal, South Africa, Jamaica, Haiti, and Japan. She is a recipient of local, state and national awards that attest to her commitment to mental health and service to marginalized and underserved populations. She recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship as an NIH Fogarty fellow with the University of Global Health Equity and Partners in Health/Harvard Medical School to address expanding mental health services in rural Rwanda.