Lena Brandt, BA, MA

Psychologist and project coordinator at CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru.

Lena Brandt has experience in coordinating projects in mental health focusing on low-income populations and in psychotherapy. She has studied psychology with the mayor in clinical psychology, psychology of law and neuropsychology at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands, and at the University of Bremen, Germany, where she also received her Master’s Degree in clinical psychology.

Lena Brandt is currently the Trial Manager of the Peruvian site of the LATIN MH clinical trial at CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH).

As Trial Manager for the Peruvian LATIN MH site, she has been involved in all pilot study related activities and is currently coordinating the LATIN MH CONEMO Workgroup, responsible for the design and adaptation of the technological components of the intervention. She is also involved in activities related to the clinical foundation of the intervention and in the RCT-protocol related activities. During the RCT she will be responsible for coordinating the Peruvian LATIN MH team, for safety assurance, protocol adherence, quality control and the communication with the health centers’ management.

Coming up

Tenth Latin-MH Study Group

It's going to be held at August 22nd, 10am EST, our 10th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "Digital Technology for Preventing Early Mortality Among People Living with Serious Mental Illnesses". This webinar will be presented by Dr. John A. Naslund, PhD from Dartmouth College, and will be held in English, online, via Adobe Connect. Come join and build capacity with us!

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Latest events

Ninth Latin-MH Study Group

It was held on May 29th our 9th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "New Technologies for Mental Health Assistance". This theme, our study group was tutored by Dr. Ines Hungerbühler, PhD from University of São Paulo. The webinar was held via Adobe Connect, and this edition was in English. Watch it right now!

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Eighth Latin-MH Study Group

It was held on March 30th our 8th Latin-MH Study Group with the theme "IntelliCare - Mobile Apps for Depression and Anxiety". This time, the speaker was Dr. Kenneth Weingardt, PhD from Northwestern University. The webinar was held online via Adobe Connect, and this edition was in English. Watch the video right now! 

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Seventh Study Group Reunion Latin-MH

Our 7th Study Group consisted in the debate "Primary-Care Professionals Mental Health: work-related factors" with Dr. Andréa Tenório, and it was held on February 31st. In this meeting we discussed the findings of The PANDORA-SP Study. This webinar was broadcasted online via Adobe Connect and it happened in two sessions: one in portuguese and one in english. The link to the videos may be found below!

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