Dr. Johanne Eliacin’s research focuses on advancing understanding of sociocultural determinants of mental health and illness, and reducing health care disparities through innovative processes and technologies that facilitate patient- centered care and effective patient- provider communication. Currently, she is developing a peer-led, patient navigation intervention for VA mental health services. Her research interests include health care disparities, intervention development, implementation science, and patient- provider communication.

Areas of Focus

  • Health Communications
  • Implementation Science


Past Affiliations

PhD Student, Department of Comparative Human Development, Division of the Social Sciences, University of Chicago (past)

Regenstrief Institute, Centers and Institutes, Indiana University School of Medicine

PhD, University of Chicago, Clinical Psychology and Psychological Anthropology
health disparities