Annual Meeting 2021: Speakers

Matthew DeCamp MD, PhD

Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Center for Bioethics and Humanities and Division of General Internal Medicine. A practicing internist, health services researcher and philosopher, Dr. DeCamp employs both empirical and conceptual methods to identify and solve cutting edge problems at the interface of health care, policy and bioethics. Special emphases of his research... Read More

Vikram Patel

Vikram Patel is The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Welcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at the Harvard Medical School. He co-leads the GlobalMentalHealth@Harvard initiative. His work has focused on the burden of mental health problems, their association with social disadvantage, and the use of community resources for their... Read More

Dr. Colin Smith

Dr. Smith is a 6th year combined Internal Medicine-Psychiatry resident at Duke University Medical Center and a master's student in the Global Health Pathway for Residents at the Duke Global Health Institute/Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health. He earned a BS in Biology-Neuroscience from Sacred Heart University and MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences under... Read More

Tony Thrasher

Dr. Tony Thrasher is a board-certified psychiatrist employed as the medical director for the Crisis Services branch of the Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division. He received his psychiatric training from Washington University in St. Louis / Barnes Jewish Hospital, and he is the current President of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry (AAEP).

He is a Distinguished... Read More

Martha Ward

Martha Ward, MD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Ward’s clinical work is focused on improving medical and psychiatric outcomes of individuals with serious mental illness through integrated care. Dr. Ward is the Medical Director of Park Place Primary Care, a collaborative... Read More