Professor, Harvard Medical School
Director, Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma (HPRT)
Dr. Mollica is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma (HPRT) at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Since 1981, Dr. Mollica and HPRT have pioneered the medical and mental health care of survivors of mass violence and torture in the U.S. and abroad. Under Dr. Mollica’s direction, HPRT conducts clinical, training, policy, and research activities for populations affected by mass violence around the world. Dr. Mollica is currently active in clinical work, research, and the development of a global health curriculum, focusing on trauma and recovery. The Global Mental Health: Trauma and Recovery certificate program is the first of its kind in the field of global mental health and post conflict/disaster relief. Dr. Mollica has published over 160 scientific manuscripts and has recently published his first book, Healing Invisible Wounds: Paths to Hope and Recovery in a Violent World – Vanderbilt University Press, 2009.