Margaret Howard, PhD
is director of the Division of Women's Behavioral Health. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from Southern Illinois University and completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University’s Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. She has served as the director of the Mother Baby Perinatal Psychiatric Partial Hospital (Day Hospital) at Women & Infants Hospital since 2000.
Dr. Howard is the associate director of the Women & Infants/Brown University Women’s Mental Health Fellowship and serves as the vice chair of the Care New England Brain and Behavioral Health Council. She is the primary Women & Infants Day Hospital rotation supervisor for clinical psychology residents and also supervises psychiatry residents, primary care residents and Brown medical students.
Her clinical and research interests center on postpartum mood disorders, mother-infant attachment, perinatal anxiety disorders, and novel and integrated treatment approaches for perinatal women.