Maria C. Prom, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Vanderbilt University
BA, Carleton College

Dr. Maria Prom currently serves as the Director of the Boston Medical Center/Boston University Medical Center Global and Local Center for Mental Health Disparities. She is a consultation-liaison psychiatrist and global mental health researcher and educator focused on addressing mental health disparities, locally and internationally. Her interests include mental health care systems and services development in under-resourced settings, integrated mental health care, and sociocultural psychiatry. Dr. Prom has collaborated globally since 2010 in the areas of research, education, service delivery, and capacity building. Her current work is focused on the development of integrated mental health care and the sustainable training of non-mental health professionals in Peru. Dr. Prom received her MD and Certificate in Global Health from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed adult psychiatry residency at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)/McLean Hospital and Consultation-Liaison Fellowship at MGH. She went on to complete the NIMH-funded Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian SOM/MGH Global Psychiatry Clinical Research Fellowship and was the Assistant Director of Training Development and Research for the Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Boston Medical Center
Global and Local Center for Mental Health Disparities

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  1. Prom MC, Denduluri A, Philpotts LL, Rondon MB, Borba CPC, Gelaye B, Byatt N. A Systematic Review of Interventions That Integrate Perinatal Mental Health Care Into Routine Maternal Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Front Psychiatry. 2022; 13:859341.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35360136; PMCID: PMC8964099; DOI: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.859341;
  2. Levey EJ, Onyeaka H, Bartles SM, Sanchez Calderon E, Sanchez SE, Prom MC, Fesseha EM, Gelaye B. Mobile Technology Access and Use Among Adolescent Mothers in Lima, Peru: Mixed Methods Study. JMIR Pediatr Parent. 2021 Sep 17; 4(3):e30240. PMID: 34533473; PMCID: PMC8486997; DOI: 10.2196/30240;
  3. Hook K, Carroll HA, Louis EF, Prom MC, Stanton AM, Bogdanov S, Chiliza B, Freier LF, Rukundo GZ, Ghebrehiwet S, Borba CPC, Fricchione GL, Henderson DC. Global mental health: the role of collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2021; 8:e20.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34192003; PMCID: PMC8193189; DOI: 10.1017/gmh.2021.20;
  4. Prom MC, Canelos V, Fernandez PJ, Gergen Barnett K, Gordon CM, Pace CA, Ng LC. Implementation of Integrated Behavioral Health Care in a Large Medical Center: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2021 07; 48(3):346-362.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33241465; PMCID: PMC8144234; DOI: 10.1007/s11414-020-09742-0;
  5. Prom MC. Facing diabetes: A guide for psychiatric providers. Psychiatric Annals. 2019; 49(2):60-64.
  6. Eappen BS, Aguilar M, Ramos K, Contreras C, Prom MC, Scorza P, Gelaye B, Rondon M, Raviola G, Galea JT. Preparing to launch the 'Thinking Healthy Programme' perinatal depression intervention in Urban Lima, Peru: experiences from the field. Glob Ment Health (Camb). 2018; 5:e41. PMID: 30637114; PMCID: PMC6315282; DOI: 10.1017/gmh.2018.32;
  7. Prom MC, Stovall J, Bedregal LE, Phillips J, Davidson MA. Therapeutic alliance: satisfaction and attrition of patients from a mental health clinic in Ayacucho, Peru. Int Psychiatry. 2014 Nov; 11(4):95-97. PMID: 31507779; PMCID: PMC6735140
  8. Lapid MI, Prom MC, Burton MC, McAlpine DE, Sutor B, Rummans TA. Eating disorders in the elderly. Int Psychogeriatr. 2010 Jun; 22(4):523-36. PMID: 20170590; DOI: 10.1017/S1041610210000104;

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2022-2023 Harvard Medical School: Dupont Warren Research Fellowship Award
2020 Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry: William Webb Fellowship Award
2018 Massachusetts General Hospital: Joyce and Richard Tedlow Award
2013 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine: Beauchamp Award in Psychiatry
2012-2013 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine: Medical Scholars Program Research Fellowship
2010 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine: Overall Fellowship in International Medicine
2009-2014 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine: Bess and Townsend McVeigh Scholarship
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