Principal Investigators

Ian M. Bennett, MD, PhD

Faculty, Methods Core
Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Global Health

More about Dr. Bennett

Ian’s academic and clinical work has focused on delivering primary health services to vulnerable populations in the U.S. and developing countries around the world. He is one of the principal investigators of the Alacrity Center’s Signature R01 project and is the PI of a Participatory Research Project focused on suicide risk detection here at UW. He is also the PI of the Los Angeles Maternal Mental Health Access Project (LAMMHA) a community partnered implementation project of collaborative care for perinatal depression in community health centers serving Medicaid funded perinatal care in Los Angeles.

A significant amount of Ian’s work has explored how technology can be used to support evidence-based care models in primary care settings. As a family physician, he provides a full spectrum primary care that includes obstetric, family planning, pediatrics, and general adult health. Ianalso has expertise in mental health, implementation science, strategies to support implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices for behavioral health integration, and ways to enhance mental health services in primary care settings.