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Gul Saeed, MPH


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Gul Saeed, MPH


Gul Saeed is a second-year PhD student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Yale School of Public Health. She is also a Research Assistant at the Center for Methods in Implementation and Prevention Science, where she conducts suicide prevention research in low-resource settings in South Asia. Gul’s research primarily focuses on global mental health, perinatal mental health, and implementation science. She also conducts research in the areas of health systems strengthening, global access to medicines, as well as anti-corruption. Before coming to Yale, Gul worked with the World Health Organization on multiple research projects focused on promoting good governance and anti-corruption in health and pharmaceutical systems.

Gul completed her MPH in Social and Behavioral Health Sciences with a specialization in Global Health from the University of Toronto. She also holds a Bachelor's degree from McGill University, where she pursued psychology and double minored in behavioral sciences and social studies of medicine.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto (2021)
  • BA
    McGill University (2017)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Kenneth Lutterman AwardAmerican Public Health Association 2023
Wilbur Downs FellowshipYale School of Public Health2023
Dalla Lana Scholarship University of Toronto2020