Glenn Wagner, PhD

Glenn Wagner, PhD, is a senior behavioral scientist and professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School. He is a Consultant for SMART-DAPPER. Dr. Wagner has experience with depression treatment studies for people living with HIV, including an implementation science initiative to evaluate the task-shifting model for depression treatment. He has a broad background in psychology and specific training and expertise in mental health evaluation and treatment, treatment adherence, HIV primary and secondary prevention, mixed-methods research and intervention development and evaluation in controlled trials. Dr. Wagner has conducted clinical and behavioral HIV research for over 20 years. His current HIV research focuses on ART adherence interventions, implementation science for integrating depression care into HIV clinical programs, HIV prevention among men who have sex with men (MSM) and promotion of safer conception practices among HIV-affected couples. Particularly relevant to the SMART-DAPPER project is Dr. Wagner’s project INDEPTH-Uganda, which examines two task-shifting models for integrating depression treatment into HIV care within public health facilities in Uganda.