Washington, DC

Director, The AAKOMA Project, Georgetown University Medical Center; 
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical Center

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Alfiee M. Breland-Noble, PhD, MHSc, is Director of The AAKOMA (African American Knowledge Optimized for Mindfully-Healthy Adolescents) Project and Research Lab, and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center.  She is an adolescent mental health disparities researcher whose work includes youth, caregivers, families, and communities. 

Breland-Noble’s areas of research and clinical expertise include reducing disparities in depression treatment utilization and outcomes, community-based participatory research (CBPR), and faith-based health promotion. She is also an expert in developing and disseminating culturally relevant, patient-focused methods for engaging underserved patients in research to improve the cultural relevance of the mental healthcare evidence base. 

Breland-Noble served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities from April 2014 - April 2017.

Conflicts of Interest

As of July 22, 2015:

  • None


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