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Rajeev Ramchand, Ph.D.

Senior Behavioral Scientist

The RAND Corporation

Rajeev Ramchand is a senior behavioral scientist with RAND Corporation. He studies the prevalence, prevention, and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders in adolescents, service members and veterans, and minority populations. He has conducted many studies on suicide and suicide prevention including environmental scans of suicide prevention programs, epidemiologic studies on risk factors for suicide, evaluations of suicide prevention programs, and has developed tools to help organizations to evaluate their own programs. He has testified on suicide prevention before the United States Senate and California State Senate. Other current areas of research include military and veteran caregivers (he has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives on military caregivers), the role of firearm availability, storage, and policies on suicide, the impact of disasters on community health, and violent extremism.



Financial: Rajeev Ramchand is employed by the RAND Corporation and National Institute of Mental Health.

Non-financial: Rajeev Ramchand is a board member of Bastion, member of California Department of Health Care Services Suicide Prevention Hotline Stakeholder Workgroup, Associate Member College on Problems of Drug Dependence, and member of American Association of Suicidology.