Amy M. Bauer
Cristal Contr?les Lt
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Amy Bauer is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. She works as a consulting psychiatrist for the University of Washington’s primary-care based Behavioral Health Integration Program. She has a longstanding commitment to work that aims to address mental health disparities by improving mental health services in primary care settings among underserved populations and now works on using technology to support the delivery of evidence-based care. She is the recipient of an NCATS-funded Career Development award through the Institute of Translational Health Sciences at University of Washington. Her research focuses on understanding and addressing health literacy barriers to self-management for people with chronic diseases, particularly diabetes and depression. Dr. Bauer attended medical school at the UC Berkeley / UCSF Joint Medical Program and then completed psychiatry residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance, and research training in Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School and in primary care psychiatry at the University of Washington. She is board certified in psychiatry and in psychosomatic medicine.