Mary C. Smith-Fawzi
Mary C. Smith-Fawzi, ScD
Assistant Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine

Address: 

641 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02115

Mary C. Smith Fawzi, ScD, is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School in the Program in Infectious Disease and Social Change in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine. Dr. Smith Fawzi is an epidemiologist trained at the Harvard School of Public Health with direct experience running NIH-funded research and training projects. She has international experience in study design and/or implementation in Tanzania, Iraq, Thailand, Peru, Haiti, and Kazakhstan. She has trained healthcare professionals in study design, statistical analysis, and proposal development at technical workshops funded by the Tropical Disease Research branch of the World Health Organization.

Dr. Fawzi has served as the co-PI of a Fogarty International Center-funded training grant in rural Haiti entitled “Scale-up of Community-based HIV Prevention and Care,” a research training program linked with the expansion of HIV services through support from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. She has also served as the co-PI of an NIH-funded research study entitled “Psychosocial intervention in HIV-affected children in Haiti” and has co-authored a number of program and policy-related manuscripts for the Joint Learning Initiative on Children and HIV/AIDS. Most recently, she has served as the primary instructor for a new course entitled “Epidemiologic Methods for Global Health” offered at Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School as part of the Global Health Effectiveness program.

Insights to understand postpartum depression and child nutritional status.
Authors: Authors: Surkan PJ, Smith Fawzi MC, Steven E.
BJOG
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Agents of change among people living with HIV and their social networks: stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial of the NAMWEZA intervention in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Authors: Authors: Smith Fawzi MC, Siril H, Liu Y, McAdam K, Ainebyona D, McAdam E, Somba M, Oljemark K, Mleli N, Lienert J, Andrew I, Haberlen S, Simwinga A, Todd J, Makongwa S, Li N, Kaaya S.
BMJ Glob Health
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Lifetime economic impact of the burden of childhood stunting attributable to maternal psychosocial risk factors in 137 low/middle-income countries.
Authors: Authors: Smith Fawzi MC, Andrews KG, Fink G, Danaei G, McCoy DC, Sudfeld CR, Peet ED, Cho J, Liu Y, Finlay JE, Ezzati M, Kaaya SF, Fawzi WW.
BMJ Glob Health
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Prevalence of stressful life events and their association with post-traumatic stress disorder among youth attending secondary school in Haiti.
Authors: Authors: Grelotti DJ, Gerbasi ME, Eustache E, Fils-Aimé JR, Thérosmé T, Severe J, Raviola GJ, Darghouth S, Legha R, Pierre EL, Affricot E, Alcindor Y, Boyd K, Becker AE, Smith Fawzi MC.
Psychiatry Res
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Intimate Partner Violence, Depression, and Child Growth and Development.
Authors: Authors: Neamah HH, Sudfeld C, McCoy DC, Fink G, Fawzi WW, Masanja H, Danaei G, Muhihi A, Kaaya S, Smith Fawzi MC.
Pediatrics
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Implementing a Mental Health Care Program and Home-Based Training for Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Urban Population in Bangladesh: Protocol for a Feasibility Assessment Study.
Authors: Authors: Naheed A, Koly KN, Uddin Ahmed H, Akhter S, Uddin MMJ, Smith Fawzi MC, Chandir S, Mannan M, Hossain S, Nelson C, Munir K.
JMIR Res Protoc
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Formative research on a teacher accompaniment model to promote youth mental health in Haiti: Relevance to mental health task-sharing in low-resource school settings.
Authors: Authors: Eustache E, Gerbasi ME, Severe J, Fils-Aimé JR, Smith Fawzi MC, Raviola GJ, Darghouth S, Boyd K, Thérosmé T, Legha R, Pierre EL, Affricot E, Alcindor Y, Grelotti DJ, Becker AE.
Int J Soc Psychiatry
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High burden of mental illness and low utilization of care among school-going youth in Central Haiti: A window into the youth mental health treatment gap in a low-income country.
Authors: Authors: Eustache E, Gerbasi ME, Smith Fawzi MC, Fils-Aimé JR, Severe J, Raviola GJ, Legha R, Darghouth S, Grelotti DJ, Thérosmé T, Pierre EL, Affricot E, Alcindor Y, Becker AE.
Int J Soc Psychiatry
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Maternal depressive symptoms and early childhood cognitive development: a meta-analysis.
Authors: Authors: Liu Y, Kaaya S, Chai J, McCoy DC, Surkan PJ, Black MM, Sutter-Dallay AL, Verdoux H, Smith-Fawzi MC.
Psychol Med
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Depression at antiretroviral therapy initiation and clinical outcomes among a cohort of Tanzanian women living with HIV.
Authors: Authors: Sudfeld CR, Kaaya S, Gunaratna NS, Mugusi F, Fawzi WW, Aboud S, Smith Fawzi MC.
AIDS
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