Speakers

Samantha Meltzer-Brody, M.D., M.P.H

Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor & Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, is the Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also directs the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders and is a leader of the UNC Health Well-Being initiative. Dr. Meltzer-Brody is an internationally recognized physician-scientist in perinatal depression. Her research investigates the epidemiologic and biological predictors of perinatal depression and she leads the MOMS GENES app—the largest global genetic study of postpartum depression. She also served as the academic PI