Current Research Opportunities

The Women’s Mental Health Program is conducting investigations of the effects of maternal stress and trauma on the development of her child. Currently, the Investigating Maternal Psychopathology and Childhood Trajectories and the Pregnancy, Motherhood, and Learning studies are recruiting participants, and updates regarding the other studies are coming soon. Please click on any of the links to learn more about the studies being conducted.


Aimed to understand the brain function of women with or without posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and of their daughters.

Aimed to understand emotions, mental health, and learning in pregnancy and postpartum period.