Ryan J. Dougherty

Social Welfare Scholar

List of Presentations


Symposium Organized 
Kelly, E., Dougherty, R., Meldrum, M., Starks, S., Castillo, E., Neary-Bremer, C., Calderon, R., Ohman, R., Bourgois, P. & Braslow, J. (2018) Assisted Outpatient Treatment in Los Angeles County: Implications for Involuntary Outpatient Services Nationally. Symposium presented at the 24th NIMH Mental Health Services Research Conference, Rockville, Maryland.
Peer-Reviewed Paper Presentations
Dougherty, R. J., Bourgois, P., Meldrum, M., & Braslow, J. (2021) Moral Dilemmas with Antipsychotic Medication Use: An Ethnography of Mental Health Services for Vulnerable Populations in Los Angeles County. Paper accepted for the 23rd Annual Conference of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, virtual.
Pahwa, R., Smith, M. E., Kelly, E., Dougherty, R., Thorning, H., Brekke, J., & Hamilton, A. (2021) Structural, Functional and Experiential (SFE) Model of Community for Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses: Implications for Community Integration and Recovery. Paper presented at the 25rd Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, virtual.
Dougherty, R., Bourgois, P., Meldrum, M. & Braslow, J. (2019) A Hard Pill to Swallow: An Exploration of Social Relationships and Antipsychotic Drugs in Involuntary Outpatient Commitment. Paper presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
Dougherty, R., Pahwa, R., Kelly, E., Davis, L. & Brekke, J. (2018) The Rationality of Reliance on Services: Rethinking Community Integration and Therapeutic Termination in Mental Health Services. Paper presented at the 24th NIMH Mental Health Services Research Conference, Rockville, Maryland.
Dougherty, R., Kelly, R., Meldrum, M., Starks, S., Castillo, E., Neary-Bremer, C., Calderon, R., Ohman, R., Bourgois, P. & Braslow, J. (2018) Violence and Victimization for Participants, Family Members, and Providers in Assisted Outpatient Treatment. Paper presented in symposium at 24th NIMH Mental Health Services Research Conference, Rockville, Maryland.
Peer-Reviewed Poster Presentations
Dougherty, R. Bourgois, P., Meldrum, M. & Braslow, J. (2021) Psychiatric Drugs in a Declining Welfare State: An Ethnography of Coercion in Mental Health Services. Poster accepted for the 25rd Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, virtual.
Dougherty, R. J., Kelly, E., Neary-Bremer, C., Meldrum, M., Bourgois, P., & Braslow, J. (2020) Decarceration through Coercion?: An Ethnographic Examination of Involuntary Outpatient Commitment and the Criminal Justice System. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington D.C.
Dougherty, R., Pahwa, R., Kelly, E., Davis, L. & Brekke, J. (2019) Is It Safe?: Community Integration for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
Kelly, E., Dougherty, R., Neary-Bremer, C., Ohman, R., Calderon, R., Castillo, E., Starks, S., Meldrum, M., Bourgois, P. & Braslow, J. (2019) Assisted Outpatient Treatment in Los Angeles County: Implications for Involuntary Outpatient Services. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, San Francisco, CA.
Holloway, I. W., Dougherty, R., Gildner, J., Beougher, S., Pulsipher, C., Montoya, J. & Leibowitz, A. (2017) PrEP Uptake, Adherence and Discontinuation Among YMSM in California Who Use Geosocial Networking Applications. Poster presented at the Society for Social Work and Research 2017 Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Dougherty, R. J., Mueller, S., Dotterer, H., & Deldin, P. (2014) Marijuana: A Gateway Drug for Whom? The Role of Gender and Anxiety. Poster presented at The Society for Research on Psychopathology 2014 Conference, Chicago, IL.
Rottenstien, A. & Dougherty, R. J. (2012) Exploring Social Identity among People with Disabilities: A Mixed-Methods Approach. Poster presented at Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues 2012 Conference, Charlotte, NC.
Medical Grand Rounds
Bourgois, P., Koldobskaya, Y., Erickson, B., Castillo, E., Neary-Bremer, C., Meldrum, M., Starks, S., Kelly, E., Calderon, R., Dougherty, R., Ohman, R. & Braslow, J. (2018) Scarce Hospital Beds: The Contradictions Between Clinical and Law Enforcement Priorities on the Frontlines of Serious Mental Illness in Los Angeles County. Presented at UCLA Medical Grand Rounds.
Braslow, J., Koldobskaya, Y., Erickson, B., Neary-Bremer, C., Castillo, E., Meldrum, M., Starks, S., Kelly, E., Calderon, R., Dougherty, R., Ohman, R. & Bourgois, P. (2018, 2019) The Criminalization of Serious Mental Illness in Our Current Moment in History: Historical, Anthropological and Psychiatric Perspectives. Presented at UCLA Medical Grand Rounds.