Mental/Physical Comorbidity

Goals / Mission

To discuss potential papers, projects and proposals related to co-morbid medical conditions in people with mental illness, both locally and collaboratively across MHRN.

Research Priorities

  • Improving integration of behavioral health and primary care
  • Understanding and decreasing morbidity and mortality in those with serious mental illness
  • Determining and decreasing readmission rates for those with medical illness and psychiatric comorbidities
  • Improving medical medication adherence in those with mental illness
  • Understanding and decreasing the long-term negative effects of antipsychotic medications


Rebecca Rossom, MD, MSCR

Health Institute for Education and Research

8170 33rd Ave. S

Minneapolis, MN 55425

Phone: 952-883-5466