Lonnie R. Snowden PhD

Professor of the Graduate School, Health Policy and Management
  • PhD -  Community and Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University, Michigan, 1975
  • MA - Clinical Psychology, Wayne State University, Michigan, 1972
  • BA - Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1969
Research Interests: 
  • Organization and financing of health/mental health service systems
  • Access and effectiveness of care to minority and underserved populations
Selected Publications: 

Cordell, K. D., & Snowden, L. R. (2016). Embracing Comprehensive Mental Health and Social Services Programs to Serve Children Under California’s Mental Health Services Act. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 1-10.

Bruckner, T. A., Kim, Y., Lubens, P., Singh, A., Snowden, L., & Chakravarthy, B. (2016). Emergency mental health services for children after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 43(1), 44-51.

Nasrallah, H. A., Harvey, P. D., Casey, D., Csoboth, C. T., Hudson, J. I., Julian, L., ... & Skale, T. G., Snowden, L. R. et al. (2015). The Management of Schizophrenia in Clinical Practice (MOSAIC) Registry: A focus on patients, caregivers, illness severity, functional status, disease burden and healthcare utilization. Schizophrenia Research, 166(1), 69-79.

Raghavan, R., Brown, D. S., Allaire, B. T., Garfield, L. D., Ross, R. E., & Snowden, L. R. (2014). Racial/ethnic differences in Medicaid expenditures on psychotropic medications among maltreated children. Child Abuse and Neglect, 38(6), 1002-1010.

Snowden, L. R., & McClellan, S. R. (2013). Spanish-language community-based mental health treatment programs, policy-required language-assistance programming, and mental health treatment access among Spanish-speaking clients. American Journal of Public Health, 103(9), 1628-1633.

Snowden, L. R. (2014). Poverty, safety net programs, and African Americans’ mental health. American Psychologist, 69(8), 773..

Snowden, L. R., & Bruckner, T. A. (2013). Economic contractions' neglected impact on African Americans' mental health. Urban Ills: Twenty-First-Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts. Plymouth, England: Lexington Books, 37-52.

McClelland S, Wu F, & Snowden LR (2012). The Impact of threshold assistance programming on the accessibility of mental health services for persons with Limited English Proficiency in the Medi-Cal Setting. Medical Care, 50(6), 554-558.

Snowden, L. R. (2012). Health and mental health policies' role in better understanding and closing African American–White American disparities in treatment access and quality of care. American Psychologist, 67(7), 524.

Goldhaber-Fiebert J, Snowden, L. R., Wulczyn. F., Landsverk, J. & Horwitz, S. (2011). Economic evaluation research in the context of child welfare policy: A structured literature review and recommendations. Child Abuse and Neglect, 35(9), 722-740.

Snowden, L. R., Masland, M. C., Peng, C. J., Lou, C. W. M., & Wallace, N. T. (2011). Limited English proficient Asian Americans: Threshold language policy and access to mental health treatment. Social Science & Medicine, 72(2), 230-237.

Profile Updated: May 9, 2016