Ian M. Bennet, MD

Ian M. Bennett MD PhD

Professor, Departments of Family Medicine & Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences University of Washington

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Dr. Bennett is a family physician providing full spectrum primary care including obstetric, pediatric and general adult health care. He also conducts health services research in the implementation of evidence based care models for perinatal depression in primary care. He is the primary investigator or co-investigator of multiple grants funded by the National Institutes of Health as well as foundations to investigate perinatal depression care in low income and race/ethnic minority populations in diverse geographic settings. He has particular expertise in the delivery of health services within Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and is the PI of a recently funded randomized trial of the implementation of collaborative care for perinatal depression in twenty FQHCs in across the US. He completed a fellowship in the Implementation Research Institute funded by the NIMH at Washington University. He has also been funded by the AHRQ and Grand Challenges Canada to study mHealth strategies to extend the reach of services for women from vulnerable populations with depression in pregnancy both in the US and Peru.