Marya E. Corden, MPH, CPH

Ms. Corden was the Director of Services at the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) of Northwestern University's Department of Preventive Medicine. She led the Behavioral Intervention Technologies (BIT) development team in providing expertise on the design of behavioral intervention systems. She directed pilot testing of intervention material to translate qualitative findings into usable, understandable intervention content and design. She oversaw all active projects and acted as lead Project Manager. Additionally, she provided consultation to investigators who are interested in developing BITs, as well as assisted in the preparation and writing of grant applications. 


Ms. Corden received her M.P.H from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also certified in Public Health and has obtained certificates in Project Management and Mobile App Development from Northwestern University. Her experiences in sustainable behavior change research spans tool validation, intervention development, recruitment strategies, program evaluation, database development, data analysis, as well as research implications for policy. She has gained this expertise working on projects domestically, as well as internationally, in a variety of health related areas with the most recent focusing on health disparities among African American and Latino adolescents, depression, and HIV/AIDS. Ms. Corden's emphasis continues to be on prevention and wellness programs and the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based, behavioral interventions. 


Ms. Corden was a Latin-MH member from 2015 to 2016.

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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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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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