Beth Bailey, Ph.D.

Beth Bailey, Ph.D. portrait
  • Director , Health Services Research, College of Medicine
  • Professor, Psychology
  • Curriculum Vitae
    • Primary Address
    • Office
    • CMED 1433
    • Mt. Pleasant, MI, United States 48859



Dr. Bailey, a developmental psychologist and statistician/epidemiologist, joined the CMED faculty in 2019 as a Professor and the Director of Health Services Research. She is responsible for leading clinical and health systems research efforts at CMU, involving faculty from across campus and collaborative efforts throughout the State of Michigan and beyond. As an expert in maternal child health, her own research focuses on substance use and mental health during pregnancy, including surveillance, intervention, and health and developmental consequences for exposed children. She has extensive experience in longitudinal clinical research, and in leveraging electronic health record and population-based data sets, with her most recent work funded by NIH and SAMHSA. Her teaching duties at CMED include Co-Directing the Society and Community Medicine and the Art of Medicine Courses in the Year 1 and Year 2 curriculum, serving as a PBL facilitator, and supervising medical student research projects.


  • Ph.D. 2001, Developmental Psychology, Wayne State University
  • M.A. 1995, Developmental Psychology, Wayne State University
  • B.S. 1988, Clinical-Community Psychology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor