Rachel Brian, MPH

Research Project Director
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 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Rachel Brian, MPH serves as the Research Project Director for the mHealth for Mental Health Program with Dr. Ben-Zeev. She monitors and supports research initiatives for the mHealth for Mental Health program, develops infrastructures to support implementation, analyzes data and disseminates findings through publications. Rachel also oversees software application development and leads quality assurance testing.


Prior to her work at the University of Washington, Rachel wrote 

individually tailored health behavior change programs, constructed and executed research studies and program evaluation at Dartmouth College, the University of Michigan, Johnson & Johnson, Michigan State University, Michigan State Police Department and other non-profit institutions. Her research interests include exploring ways to use technology to reduce health disparities among marginalized populations including low-income communities, racial, sexual and gender minorities, and those with severe mental illness.