Victoria Ngo, PhD

Associate Professor, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
Director, Center for Innovation in Mental Health

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PhD, Clinical Psychology
Vanderbilt University

MA, Clinical Psychology
Vanderbilt University

BA, Psychology and Asian American Studies,
University of California, Davis

Victoria Ngo is an Associate Professor of Community Health and Social Sciences at the City University of New York Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy (CUNY SPH), Director of the Center for Innovation in Mental Health at CUNY SPH, and an adjunct behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation. Also a clinical psychologist, she has expertise in developing, evaluating, and implementing evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, for depression, anxiety, and trauma in diverse communities in the United States and abroad. Her research pays particular attention to understanding and promoting implementation strategies that can increase access and quality of evidence-based mental health services for ethnic minorities and underserved populations worldwide. Ngo specializes in implementation strategies, such as use of community partnerships, task-shifting evidence-based practices, and integration of mental health care into more accessible service settings, including primary care, maternal health, and HIV services.