Charlotte Mullican, B.S.W., M.P.H., is Senior Advisor for Mental Health Research with the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement (CEPI) at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, where her areas of interest focus on mental health and substance abuse. Her programmatic responsibilities include a broad portfolio on mental health research, such as the integration of behavioral health and primary care, health information technology (health IT), children’s mental health, and response to domestic violence in the health care setting.
Currently, she serves on a variety of multi-agency committees and working groups that include the Health and Human Services Behavioral Health Coordinating Council Subcommittee on the Integration of Mental Health and Primary Care. She serves on other interagency workgroups related to suicide prevention, patient-centered medical homes, and mental health and health IT. In addition, she provided staff support to former AHRQ Director Dr. Rick Kronick, who cochaired the subcommittee with Dr. Mary Wakefield, former HRSA Administrator.
In the recent past, Ms. Mullican has served as Medical Officer on a number of mental health-related topics under review by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). The topics include screening for all forms of domestic violence and for risk of suicide.
In CEPI, she provides senior leadership over all research grant administrative functions to include peer reviews, funding processes, and other related aspects.
Ms. Mullican completed her Master’s in Public Health at Johns Hopkins University and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work from Kansas State University.