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