Dr. Henry received her Bachelor’s Degree from Yale University, where she graduated cum laude. She then obtained her MD from Harvard Medical School and her AM in Anthropology from Harvard University before joining the residency program in psychiatry at UCSF. Dr. Henry is currently a Fellow in the Public Psychiatry Fellowship at Columbia University, and her placement is with Dr Lloyd Sederer, Medical Director of the NY State Office of Mental Health. Dr Henry is also collaborating with Partners In Health, a health-focused non-governmental organization, on developing a mental health services plan for Haiti.
At UCSF, Dr. Henry worked with Dr. Arthur Kleinman and Dr. Victor Reus, and her research in the RRTP focused on global and developmental health. Dr. Henry was accepted into the UCSF Global Health Scholars’ Program (GHSP) in 2008, and traveled to India in May 2009 to work with Vikram Patel at his NGO, Sangath, in Goa. She is currently writing a paper about her research experience in India, which focuses on COPSI, Community Care for People with Schizophrenia in India, an RCT that seeks to evaluate the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a Community Based Intervention for improving illness symptoms and social functioning in people with schizophrenia in low income settings. In 2009, Dr. Henry received a Public and Community Service Award from UCSF for her work.
Thus far, Dr. Henry has published five articles and one book, and she has presented a paper at the World Health Organization and Society for International Development’s Health Equity Conference in Geneva.