Daniel Eisenberg

Daniel Eisenberg is a Professor of Health Policy of Management in Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA. His broad research goal is to improve understanding of how to invest effectively in the mental health of young people. He directs the Healthy Minds Network (HMN) for Research on Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health. This research network administers the Healthy Minds Study, a national survey study of student mental health and related factors, and facilitates the development, testing, and dissemination of innovative programs and interventions for student mental health. He is currently writing a book about investments in children’s mental health, in collaboration with Ramesh Raghavan. 


  • Postdoctoral, Mental health Services Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • PhD, Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • BA, Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Areas of Interest

  • Economic and policy analysis of children’s and youth mental health
  • Mental health in school settings.

Selected Publications