Justin Chen, MD, MPH

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MGH has been at the forefront of many scientific advances in treatments for depression.

Dr. Justin A. Chen is a psychiatrist at the DCRP and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. His academic interests include cross-cultural psychiatry, stigma, racial/ethnic disparities in mental health service utilization, and medical education. He has been funded as Principal Investigator of several studies focused on developing novel mechanisms for improving engagement of depressed Chinese immigrants into mental health care at South Cove Community Health Center. As Executive Director and Co-Founder of the MGH Center for Cross-Cultural Student Emotional Wellness (www.mghstudentwellness.org), a not-for-profit volunteer consortium of clinicians, educators, and researchers, he delivers talks and trainings for families, clinicians, and educators throughout the United States on promoting the emotional health and psychological resilience of diverse student populations. He is also dedicated to teaching and mentorship, serving as Associate Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and as a Training Mentor and Co-Director of the longitudinal Sociocultural Psychiatry seminar series for MGH/McLean psychiatry residents. View Dr. Chen’s research: https://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/Profiles/display/Person/54699