Headshot of Deepa Manjanatha
Headshot of Deepa Manjanatha


Deepa Manjanatha

San Diego State University


I am a PhD student at the San Diego State University/University of California San Diego (SDSU/UC San Diego) Joint Doctoral Program (JDP) in Clinical Psychology on the Behavioral Medicine track. My research interests are oriented around improving population mental health with an emphasis on addressing health disparities and using a social determinants lens that incorporates positive health, prevention, and innovation. In particular, I am interested in studying the potential and risks posed by technological innovation on health and wellbeing, and translating evidence-based findings into practice. Prior to the JDP, I completed an MPH in Social and Behavioral Science (with a concentration in Women, Gender, and Health) at Harvard University and a BA in Economics (with a minor in Public Policy) at UC Berkeley.