Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, an anthropologist and psychiatrist, holds the Charles and Sonia Akman Professorship in Global Psychiatry at George Washington University, where he is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Global Health and Director of the Division of Global Mental Health. Dr. Kohrt has worked with populations affected by war and political violence, disasters, and other forms of adversity in Nepal, Haiti, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, Ethiopia, South Africa, Brazil, and Mongolia. Since 2006, he has served as technical advisor to Transcultural Psychosocial Organization (TPO) Nepal where he worked to develop and implement mental health and psychosocial support programs for former child soldiers and earthquake survivors. Since 2010, Dr. Kohrt has worked with The Carter Center Mental Health Program in Liberia, where he designed anti-stigma programs to increase utilization of mental health services. Dr. Kohrt serves as the Scientific Co-Chair of the Health Research in Humanitarian Crises initiative at the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health. He co-edited the book, Global Mental Health: Anthropological Perspectives.