Mary Held

Assistant Professor of Social Work

193 Polk Avenue
Phone: 615-782-6132

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Mary Lehman Held is an assistant professor in the College of Social Work. Held’s research is centered on the mental health and well-being of vulnerable populations, including Latino immigrants. She served Latino immigrants as a social work practitioner before beginning her doctorate studies. Additionally, Held's mental health research examines the important role of integrated health care as a strategy to increase access and utilization of mental health services.

Topics of expertise: Health and well-being, Latino immigration

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