Carl E. Fulwiler, M.D., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the
University of Massachusetts Medical School and Director of its Center for Mental Health
Services Research, a Research Center of Excellence for the Massachusetts Department of
Mental Health. He is also Director of the Mental Health Agency Research Network. He is
board-certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and received a Ph.D. in
Neuroscience. Combining health services research with neuroimaging, his work has focused
on developing and evaluating services for individuals with co-occurring mental health and
substance abuse disorders, and on mindfulness-based interventions for wellness. He has
received professional training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression (MBCT). Dr. Fulwiler is currently
conducting an NIH-funded study using neuroimaging to understand the impact of MBSR on
neural mechanisms of emotion regulation and health behaviors involved in successful
weight loss. 

Articles

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapies for Behavioral Health Disorders (with Jeremiah Slutsky and Jay Byron), Psychiatry Information in Brief (2013)
 

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Dorsal/ventral parcellation of the amygdala: relevance to impulsivity and aggression (with Abilash Gopal, Erika Clark, Amy Allgair, Christopher D'Amato, Margery Furman, and David A. Gansler), Psychiatry research (2013)
 

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A Jail Diversion Program for Veterans with Co-occurring Disorders: MISSION - DIRECT VET (with Paul Christopher, William H. Fisher, Mary Ellen Foti, Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr., Stephanie W. Hartwell, David A. Smelson, and Debra Pinals), Psychiatry Information in Brief (2013)
 

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Harmonizing databases? Developing a quasi-experimental design to evaluate a public mental health re-entry program (with Stephanie W. Hartwell, Xiaogang Deng, William H. Fisher, Usha Sambamoorthi, Craig Johnson, Debra A. Pinals, Lisa Sampson, and Julianne Siegfriedt), Evaluation and program planning (2012)
 

Contributions to Books

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A public health-juvenile justice collaboration to address the psychiatric needs of incarcerated juveniles (with R. McMackin), The Organizational Response to Social Problems (2001)
 

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Depression in Personality Disorder (with Harrison G. Pope), Presentations of Depression (1987)
 

Posters and Presentations

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Breakout Session: "Dissemination: Challenges and Successes in Working with Communities" (with Marie Hobart), Community Engagement and Research Symposium (2012)
 

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Center for Mental Health Services Research Dissemination Activities (with Kathleen Biebel, Susan Doiron, Gifty Debordes-Jackson, and Lisa M. Smith), Community Health & Research: Making the Connections Symposium (2011)
 

Other

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Disparities in Child and Adolescent Psychoactive Medication Prescription Practices by Race and Ethnicity (with Lisa R. Fortuna, Rosalie A. Torres Stone, Lisa M. Smith, and Kathleen Biebel), Center for Mental Health Services Research (2008)