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Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH

Dr. Meltzer-Brody's work is concentrated on women's mental health across the reproductive cycle, dealing with topics such as depression during pregnancy, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and peri-menopausal mood symptoms. Her main focus is perinatal psychiatry. She is the director of the Perinatal Psychiatry Program of the UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders, which in 2011 opened the first inpatient postpartum depression unit in the United States. Dr. Meltzer-Brody received a Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) grant from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute.

The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute is the integrated home of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is supported through the NIH's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) grant ULTR000083.





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