Enola Proctor, PhD

Dr. Proctor is the Frank J. Bruno Professor of Social Work Research at the Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis. She has three decades of experience in research and research training in the areas of health services and implementation science. She currently is PI of a five year NIMH funded R25 grant providing national training to early and mid career implementation researchers. Its 22 fellows are drawn from eight disciplines in universities across the United States. Dr. Proctor also brings experience in training at the doctoral level, having chaired the PhD Program in Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis from 1989-1995; she chaired the national Group to Advance Doctoral Education in Social Work. She also directs a pre and postdoctoral training program, now in its 14th year (T32 MH19960). Her work to help shape research careers is also informed by her role directing the Center for Mental Health Services Research, established in 1993 with NIMH funding. As Center director, Dr. Proctor led the development of research infrastructure and she continues to guide the development of many of the Center’s associated projects. Finally, as Associate Dean for Faculty for the Brown School, she brings experience and perspective on career development among researchers.