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Ashley Hagaman, PhD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Public Health (Social & Behavioral Sciences)


Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health



Assistant Professor of Public Health (Social & Behavioral Sciences)

Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health


Ashley Hagaman, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Public Health in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Yale School of Public Health. She is also a qualitative methodologist with the Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science and holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Anthropology. Her research examines the complex collection of factors that influence depression and suicide in varying cultural contexts, particularly among vulnerable populations. She collaborates with several interdisciplinary teams around the world to develop and test innovative strategies to alleviate depression and enhance maternal health systems, with field sites in Nepal, Pakistan, and Ethiopia. She also contributes to the development of innovative qualitative and mixed-methods to improve the study and implementation of evidence-based health practices, incorporating and testing new passive data collection strategies and rapid analytic techniques.


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Education & Training

Arizona State University, Medical Anthropology (2017)
Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health (2012)
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Neuroscience (2008)



Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

Biostatistics; Depression; Global Health; Health Services; Maternal Health; Maternal-Child Health Services; Public Health Systems Research; Qualitative Research; Suicide

Research at a Glance

Yale Co-Authors

Frequent collaborators of Ashley Hagaman's published research.




Academic Achievements and Community Involvement

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    Co-designing a suicide prevention intervention for women in Pakistan (NIMH K01)

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    CMIPS Qualitative Methods Innovation Lab

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    Nepal Suicide Prevention

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    The Bachpan Study

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    Maternal and neonatal healthcare improvement

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