Margaret H. Bublitz, PhD

Clinical Psychologist, Senior Research Scientist

Margaret Bublitz, PhD, a psychologist at Women’s Behavioral Medicine at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative, directs the integrated behavioral health service at Women's Medicine Primary Care, and is a senior research scientist in its research department. An associate professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior, and department of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Dr. Bublitz earned her doctor of philosophy degree (PhD) in clinical psychology from the University of British Columbia. She then completed her clinical psychology internship and NIH T32 post-doctoral fellowship in cardiovascular behavioral medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School.


Dr. Bublitz's research aims to understand the biological and psychosocial mechanisms linking psychological stress to poor health, with a specific focus on the impact of perinatal stress on adverse pregnancy outcomes, and to examine if mindfulness interventions in pregnancy alter maternal psychological and biological pathways linked to adverse perinatal health. Dr. Bublitz is principal investigator of a clinical trial of mindfulness training for women at risk for hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, which tests effects of a phone-delivered mindfulness intervention on blood pressure in pregnancy.

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  • Post Graduate:  University of British Columbia
  • Fellowship:  Brown University, Alpert School of Medicine