Research & Publications
Amanda Joy Calhoun, MD, MPH is Chief Resident of the Yale Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program. She received her BA in Spanish from Yale University and her MD and MPH from Saint Louis University. Amanda J. Calhoun is currently a Viola W. Bernard Social Justice and Health Equity Fellow, a Diversity Equity and Inclusion Emerging Leaders Fellow with American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and an American Medical Association and Satcher Health Leadership Institute Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellow.
Dr. Calhoun has authored over 30 publications, 19 of which she is has first-authored, and has presented abstracts and oral presentations in numerous conferences. Her research focuses on the mental health sequelae of anti-Black racism in children and has been funded by the Yale Child Study Center Pilot Research Award and is the recipient of prestigious National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program award.
Dr. Calhoun also specializes in the effects of medical anti-Black racism. She writes for the general press and has published over 20 op-eds in the past 2 years, including, but not limited to, Boston Globe, TIME magazine, Washington Post, and HuffPost. She has been interviewed on countless radio shows and TV platforms, including CBS News, PBS Newshour, and MSNBC, discussing how racism affects the health of Black Americans and most importantly, what we can do about it.
Education & Training
- MD/MPHSaint Louis University (2019)
- BAYale, Spanish (2011)
- Barriers to mental healthcare access in rural GuatemalaSingapore, Singapore 2020IACAPAP 2020
- Volunteer WorkTegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán Department, Honduras 2016Patient care, Clinical Spanish translator
- ResearchLagos, LA, Nigeria; Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique; Sololá, Sololá Department, Guatemala; São Paulo, SP, Brazil; Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand 2008Child/Adolescent Mental Health, Inter-cultural psychiatry, implementation science
Honors & Recognition
|NIH LRP award||National Institute of Mental Health||2023|
|Viola Bernard Social Justice and Health Equity Fellowship||Yale Child Study Center||2023|
|American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Diversity Equity and Inclusion Emerging Leaders Fellowship||American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry||2023|
|Satcher Health Leadership Institute Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellowship||American Medical Association||2022|
|Child Study Center Pilot Research Award||Yale Child Study Center||2022|
|Bertram H. Roberts Memorial Fund||Yale Department of Psychiatry||2020|