Hannah E. Brown, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Harvard Medical School
BA, Barnard College

Hannah Brown, MD is the Director of the Wellness and Recovery After Psychosis (WRAP) clinical and research programs, Vice Chair of Research of the Division of Psychiatry at BMC, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine.

She earned her MD from Harvard Medical School, completed residency training in adult psychiatry, and completed a Fellowship in Schizophrenia at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a recipient of a 2013 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, the American Psychological Association Early Academic Career Award on Schizophrenia Research, and the 2014 Dupont-Warren Fellowship awarded through Harvard Department of Psychiatry.

She has served as principal investigator for multiple clinical and translational research studies across MGH and BMC. She has published over 30 peer reviewed articles, book chapters, and invited commentaries on schizophrenia. She has mentored multiple medical students, residents, fellows, and early faculty members, including K award and other grant recipients. She is the recipient of the 2021 Excellence in Mentorship Award from the Department of Psychiatry at BMC.

Vice Chair of Research
Boston Medical Center

07/28/2023 - 07/27/2026 (PI)
Click Therapeutics Inc.

First Episode Psychosis Program - Staff Enhancement and Evidence Based Practice Implementation Grants
03/01/2022 - 06/30/2024 (PI)
Massachusetts Department of Mental Health/DMH Substance Abuse and

Comparative effectiveness of cognitive enhancement therapy vs. social skills training in serious mental illness (SMI)
02/01/2023 - 01/31/2024 (PI)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Patient-Centered Out

Laboratory for Early Psychosis Research (LEAP)
09/01/2019 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
McLean Hospital National Institute o

Livingston Award
07/01/2021 - 12/31/2022 (PI)
Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical Scho

Project RISE- First Episode Psychosis Program
11/01/2018 - 09/30/2021 (PI)


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  1. Gouse BM, Schwarz AG, Gibbs JS, Weinberg JM, Yue H, Chava A, Brown HE. Demographic predictors of lack of current mental health treatment among university students with a schizophrenia spectrum disorder. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2023 Apr 20.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37081818; DOI: 10.1111/eip.13422;
  2. Gouse BM, Boliver EE, Oblath R, Camacho L, Brown HE. Cannabis use among patients presenting to the emergency department for psychosis: Associations with restraint use, medication administration, psychiatric hospitalization, and repeat visits. Psychiatry Res. 2023 May; 323:115151.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36934468
  3. Gouse BM, Boliver EE, Oblath R, Camacho L, Brown HE. Cannabis use among patients presenting to the emergency department for psychosis: Associations with restraint use, medication administration, psychiatric hospitalization, and repeat visits. Psychiatry Res. 2023 Mar 17; 323:115151.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36934468
  4. Brown H, Ongur D, Smurawska L, Valcourt S. Inpatient - Outpatient transitions in first episode psychosis care. Schizophr Res. 2022 Dec; 250:123-124. PMID: 36401993; PMCID: PMC9742132; DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2022.10.014;
  5. Gouse BM, Brown HE. Improving Outcomes in Schizophrenia-A Case for Initiation of Long-Acting Antipsychotics in Early-Phase Illness. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Jul 01; 5(7):e2224172.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35900769
  6. Schor SH, Gibbs JS, Gouse BM, Brown HE. A call to action: Increased mortality from COVID-19 among individuals with schizophrenia calls for coordinated vaccination efforts. Schizophr Res. 2022 Aug; 246:63-64.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35716577; PMCID: PMC9167853; DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2022.06.002;
  7. Gibbs JS, Kriegsman S, Brown HE. Dismantling Racial Inequities in Early Psychosis Family Psychoeducation. Psychiatr Serv. 2022 Sep 01; 73(9):1065-1068. PMID: 35291816
  8. Tseng CJ, Gilbert TM, Catanese MC, Hightower BG, Peters AT, Parmar AJ, Kim M, Wang C, Roffman JL, Brown HE, Perlis RH, Zürcher NR, Hooker JM. In vivo human brain expression of histone deacetylases in bipolar disorder. Transl Psychiatry. 2020 07 08; 10(1):224. PMID: 32641695; PMCID: PMC7343804; DOI: 10.1038/s41398-020-00911-5;
  9. Brown HE, Feinstein S, Henderson DC. Working With Patients With Impaired Insight. JAMA Psychiatry. 2020 07 01; 77(7):766-767.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32347904
  10. Browne J, Cather C, Zvonar V, Thayer K, Skiest H, Arntz D, Kritikos K, Schnitzer K, Brown H, Evins AE, Donovan A. Developing a Sound Body: Open Trial Results of a Group Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for Young Adults with Psychosis. Community Ment Health J. 2021 07; 57(5):864-871. PMID: 32524260
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2021 Boston Medical Center: Excellence in Mentorship, Department of Psychiatry
2020 Boston University School of Medicine: James T. Chengelis Humanism Award, Boston Medical Center Psychiatry Residency
2014 American Psychiatric Foundation: Early Academic Career Award
2014 University of Pittsburgh/Stanford University: Selected for Psychiatric Research Career Development Institute
2013 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant
2008 Harvard Medical School: Gerald S. Foster Award
2006 Soma Weiss Research Day: Select Presenter
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