Dr. Michael Blank
Michael B. Blank, PhD, is associate professor of psychology in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Blank's research and writing focus on the integration of health and mental health services delivery systems, including treatment for comorbid illness such as HIV/AIDS. Other areas of interest include informal care and its impact on consumers and families, rural mental health, ethics in prevention, and applications of technology and computer-assisted care in mental health service delivery. Dr. Blank's primary affiliation is with the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research in the Psychiatry Department at the University of Pennsylvania, and he also holds appointments as a senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics and the schools of nursing at both the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Virginia.