Kara Zivin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest

  • Predictors and consequences of depression, particularly among vulnerable populations (including elderly, people with multiple medical comorbidities, and people who face barriers accessing and adhering to depression treatment)
  • Mental health services research
  • Pharmaceutical policy


  • Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (PhD, Health Policy)
  • Harvard School of Public Health (MS, Health Policy and Management)
  • Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (MA, International Economics and Conflict Management)
  • Johns Hopkins University (BA, with honors, International Relations)

Published Articles or Reviews