Alfiee M. Breland-Noble

Title

Tenure Line -- Associate Professor
Director, The AAKOMA Project

Department

Psychiatry
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-2392

Alt. phone

202-687-0672

Fax

202-687-0694

Alt. email

alfiee.brelandnoble@georgetown.edu

Bio

Dr. Alfiee M. Breland-Noble is Director of The AAKOMA (African American Knowledge Optimized for Mindfully-Healthy Adolescents) Project and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown. She is an adolescent and child psychologist and a clinical researcher in the area of mental health disparities. Her research interests include reducing mental health disparities for African American and diverse adolescents; treatment engagement for depression in diverse adolescents; mental health stigma reduction in diverse populations, health equity in suicide prevention, Community Based Participatory Research with a specific focus on Faith Based Health Promotion and Mindfulness in diverse parenting contexts.

The AAKOMA Project and Lab employs evidence-based, culturally relevant behavioral interventions to improve psychological/psychiatric treatment engagement by African American adolescents and their families for depressive disorders. Dr. Breland-Noble is currently involved in multiple initiatives with Faith Based and other community partners in Durham, NC, Montgomery County, MD, Loudon County, VA and Washington, DC.

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Education

  • MHSc (2010) Duke University School of Medicine, Clinical Research
  • Ph.D. (1997) University of Wisconsin-Madison, Counseling Psychology
  • M.A. (1993) New York University, Counseling
  • B.A. (1991) Howard University, English