Mary McKay, PhD

Brown School

Research Topics

  • Child mental health services
  • Child- and family-focused HIV prevention and care
  • Poverty and economic inequality
  • Public health interventions to strengthen families, communities and systems

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Learn more about Mary McKay.

  2017 Office of Neuroscience Research Conference speaker:
“IT TAKES A VILLAGE (of youth, parent advocates, peers, clinicians and services researchers) to create, deliver and test child and family-focused prevention programs and mental health services.”

  Watch Mary McKay’s 2017 ONR Conference talk.

Publications on brain development, law, and policy

Barriers to Service Utilization and Child Mental Health Treatment Attendance Among Poverty-Affected Families

Lindsay A. Bornheimer , Mary C. Acri, Geetha Gopalan, Mary M. McKay. (2018) Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 69 (10), pp. 1101-1104.