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. (2017). Reducing mental health emergency services for children served through California’s full service partnerships. Medical Care55(3), 299-305.

Blanchard, J. J., Bradshaw, K. R., Garcia, C. P., Nasrallah, H. A., Harvey, P. D., Casey, D., Snowden, L. R ... & Nuechterlein, K. H. (2017). Examining the reliability and validity of the Clinical Assessment Interview for Negative Symptoms within the Management of Schizophrenia in Clinical Practice (MOSAIC) multisite national study. Schizophrenia Research DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2017.01.011

Cordell, K. D., & Snowden, L. R. (2017). Population targeting amid complex mental health programming: Are California’s Full Service Partnerships reaching underserved children?. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry87(4), 384.

Snowden, L. R., Wallace, N., Cordell, K., & Graaf, G. (2016). Increased Medicaid financing and equalization of African Americans' and Whites' outpatient and emergency treatment Expenditures. The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics19(3), 167-174.

Vanneman, M. E., Snowden, L. R., & Dow, W. H. (2016). Medicaid spending differences for child/youth community-based care in California’s decentralized public mental health system. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 1-13.

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 Research43(1), 44-51.

Snowden, L. R. (2014). Poverty, safety net programs, and African Americans’ mental health. American Psychologist69(8), 773.

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 & Neglect38(6), 1002-1010.

McClellan, S. R., & Snowden, L. (2014). Association of Mandated Language Access Programming and Quality of Care Provided by Mental Health Agencies. Psychiatric Services66(1), 49-55.

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 Health103(9), 1628-1633.