Faculty Affiliate Nancy Grote is the Director and Principal Investigator of the MOMCare Program at the University of Washington School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry and a nationally recognized mental health services researcher who works to improve depression care for socio-economically disadvantaged childbearing and childrearing women. Dr. Grote’s research is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and focuses on 1) adapting evidence-based models of depression care to be relevant both to the culture of poverty and to the culture of race or ethnicity, 2) developing an engagement strategy, based on motivational and ethnographic interviewing, to engage and retain difficult-to-reach individuals with depression into mental health care, and 3) disseminating effective treatments for antenatal depression in the Seattle-King County public health system. Dr. Grote is Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work and also an Adjunct Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She received her B.A. from Smith College, her MSW from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, and her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She completed a 3-year fellowship in Psychiatric Epidemiology at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh and a 2-year Junior Faculty Scholar fellowship at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.