Ian Bennett is a Professor in the departments of family medicine and psychiatry. He has was funded by the NICHD with a K23 career development award focusing on literacy and disparities in maternal child health care. That work resulted in an interest in perinatal depression health services. He has been funded by the NIMH to study this area including a current R01 addressing implementation of the team based collaborative care model in safety net FQHC’s across the US. He has worked internationally in Central and South America with the most recent work focused in Peru. He and his collaborators have received two grants from Grand Challenges Canada to study the relationship of perinatal depression with growth and development and developing a model of team based care for implementation in the public health posts of Callao, Peru. Dr. Bennett also studies the role of mHealth in the delivery of services for perinatal depression both in the US and Peru.