Darius Tandon, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Social Sciences at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine where he also directs its Center for Community Health. Trained as a community psychologist and prevention scientist, his research focuses on improving perinatal mental health outcomes among vulnerable, lower socioeconomic, and ethnically diverse populations. He has conducted studies examining the impact and innovation of the Mothers and Babies postpartum depression preventive intervention, including several in the context of home visiting and early childhood programs that serve pregnant individuals and new mothers. He is the lead faculty for a Maternal and Child Health Bureau Collaborative Improvement and Innovation (HV CoINN) project aimed at helping home visiting programs across the United States better address maternal depression among their families. Dr. Tandon was part of the 2015 class of Aspen Institute Ascend fellows.