Mark Hatzenbuehler will receive his doctorate in clinical psychology in May 2010
from Yale University. His research has examined individual and societal
determinants of mental health disparities in socially disadvantaged groups, and his work has
been published in several top-tier journals, including the American Journal of Pulic
Health and Psychological Bulletin.
Mark has also received awards from the National Institute of Mental Health, the American Psychological Association, and the
Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. His recent research uses epidemiologic
data to examine how discrimination policies impact mental health disparities among
LGBT individuals. This work was recently cited in an amicus brief submitted to the
California Supreme Court when they were considering the challenge to Proposition 8.
Click here to read Mark's paper,
"State-Level Policies and Psychiatric Morbidity In Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Populations",
published in the American Journal of Public Health