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Charlotte Farewell PhD, MPH

Director (PMHW), Research Assistant Professor
  • Department of Community & Behavioral Health
  • Population Mental Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center

Dr. Farewell is an assistant professor and the director of the MPH in Population Mental Health & Wellbeing (PMHW) program. Her PhD is in health and behavioral sciences from the University of Colorado. Her research is focused on using mixed-methods to analyze developmental research questions, with a specific focus on maternal mental health (depression, stress, and anxiety) during the perinatal period in global contexts, the investigation of non-pharmaceutical methods that can be targeted and/or mobilized to promote maternal resilience in multi-ethnic and low resourced communities, and promoting mental and physical health among formal and informal caregivers and children in early childhood education settings.

Areas of Expertise

  • Maternal stress
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Resilience
  • Mind-body interventions
  • Early childhood development

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • PhD, Health and Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado, 2019
  • MPH, Community and Behavioral Health, Tulane University, 2012
  • BS, Biology, University of Richmond



  • Lorna Grindlay Moore Faculty Launch Award, University of Colorado, 2020

Population Mental Health & Wellbeing

Colorado School of Public Health

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Aurora, CO 80045

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