Closeup of Deepa Manjanatha

Deepa Manjanatha, M.S.

Pronouns: Deepa, she, her

Doctoral Student

SDSU / UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
Behavioral Medicine

San Diego

Areas of Research

Improving Population Mental Health, Health Delivery and Access for Women, People of Color, Social Determinants Lens, Technological Innovation in the Health Space


Deepa’s research interests are oriented around improving population mental health with an emphasis on understanding needs and bridging gaps in health delivery and access for women, gender and sexual minorities, and people of color (using a social determinants lens that incorporates positive health and prevention).
She is also interested in exploring the potential and risks posed by technological innovation in the health space and in translating evidence-based findings into practice and policy.


Cinnamon Bloss, Ph.D., UC San Diego


  1. B.A. Economics and Public Policy
    University of California, Berkeley
  2. MPH, Social and Behavioral Science, Harvard University