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Tashalee Brown, MD, PhD

Tashalee R. Brown, M.D., Ph.D. is a second year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow at UCLA. She received her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and her M.D., Ph.D. from the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering Tri–Institutional MD–PhD Program. She is currently AACAP’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Emerging Leaders Fellow, an APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellow, and an AACAP Pilot Research Grant Recipient. Her research focuses on the social determinants of mental health, the role of racism in perpetuating racial/ethnic disparities in mental health care, community–partnered psychiatry interventions, and the implementation of evidence–based anti–racism training in psychiatry. Her future goals include a career in academic psychiatry and providing clinical care to patients in a community psychiatry setting while pursuing research that aims to improve the mental health care of underserved populations.