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Sarah I Pratt, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

The Dartmouth Institute

B.A. Connecticut College
Ph.D. Fordham University


Contact Information:

2 Pillsbury Street
Suite 401
Concord NH 03301

Office: see above
Phone: 603-229-5416

Assistant: Skyla Heath
Asst. Phone: 603-229-5412
Asst. Email:

Professional Interests:

Developing and evaluating rehabilitative programs to enhance functioning and health in people with serious mental illness.

Selected Publications:


Loneliness and its Association with Health Behaviors in People with a Lived Experience of a Serious Mental Illness.
Fortuna KL, Ferron J, Bianco CL, Santos MM, Williams A, Williams M, Mois G, Pratt SI
Psychiatr Q. 2021 Mar;92(1):101-106. doi: 10.1007/s11126-020-09777-8.
PMID: 32458342

Systematic Review of the Impact of Behavioral Health Homes on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors for Adults With Serious Mental Illness.
Fortuna KL, DiMilia PR, Lohman MC, Cotton BP, Cummings JR, Bartels SJ, Batsis JA, Pratt SI
Psychiatr Serv. 2020 Jan 1;71(1):57-74. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2019 Sep 10.
PMID: 31500547

Deficits in Sexual Interest Among Adults With Schizophrenia: Another Look at an Old Problem.
Bianco CL, Pratt SI, Ferron JC
Psychiatr Serv. 2019 Nov 1;70(11):1000-1005. doi: 10.1176/ Epub 2019 Aug 12.
PMID: 31401908

A virtual learning collaborative to implement health promotion in routine mental health settings: Protocol for a cluster randomized trial.
Aschbrenner KA, Pratt SI, Bond GR, Zubkoff L, Naslund JA, Jue K, Williams G, Kinney A, Cohen MJ, Godfrey MM, Bartels SJ
Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 Sep;84:105816. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.105816. Epub 2019 Jul 22.
PMID: 31344520

Adolescents' Use of Digital Technologies and Preferences for Mobile Health Coaching in Public Mental Health Settings.
Aschbrenner KA, Naslund JA, Tomlinson EF, Kinney A, Pratt SI, Brunette MF
Front Public Health. 2019;7:178. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00178. Epub 2019 Jul 2.
PMID: 31312629

Use of Smartphones, Computers and Social Media Among People with SMI: Opportunity for Intervention.
Brunette MF, Achtyes E, Pratt S, Stilwell K, Opperman M, Guarino S, Kay-Lambkin F
Community Ment Health J. 2019 Aug;55(6):973-978. doi: 10.1007/s10597-019-00431-7. Epub 2019 Jun 8.
PMID: 31175518

Electronic Cigarette Use During a Randomized Trial of Interventions for Smoking Cessation Among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Mental Illness.
Bianco CL, Pratt SI, Ferron JC, Brunette MF
J Dual Diagn. 2019 Jul-Sep;15(3):184-191. doi: 10.1080/15504263.2019.1620400. Epub 2019 Jun 6.
PMID: 31169077

Unmet Needs of People with Serious Mental Illness: Perspectives from Certified Peer Specialists.
Fortuna KL, Ferron J, Pratt SI, Muralidharan A, Aschbrenner KA, Williams AM, Deegan PE, Salzer M
Psychiatr Q. 2019 Sep;90(3):579-586. doi: 10.1007/s11126-019-09647-y.
PMID: 31154551

Incentivizing healthy lifestyle behaviors to reduce cardiovascular risk in people with serious mental illness: An equipoise randomized controlled trial of the wellness incentives program.
Pratt SI, Brunette MF, Wolfe R, Scherer EA, Xie H, Bartels S, Ferron JC, Capuchino K
Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 Jun;81:1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.04.005. Epub 2019 Apr 13.
PMID: 30991110

Attitudes about smoking cessation treatment, intention to quit, and cessation treatment utilization among young adult smokers with severe mental illnesses.
Brunette MF, Ferron JC, Aschbrenner KA, Pratt SI, Geiger P, Kosydar S
Addict Behav. 2019 Feb;89:248-255. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.09.028. Epub 2018 Sep 25.
PMID: 30343187

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