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Amanda Calhoun, MD/MPH

Clinical Fellow; Solnit Integrated Program, Yale Child Study Center

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Amanda Calhoun, MD/MPH



Amanda J. Calhoun, MD, MPH is a Yale Psychiatry resident in the 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 currently leads the Yale Resident Spanish Initiative and is co-Vice Chair of the Diversity Council of the Yale Resident Fellow Senate.

She writes for the Connecticut Psychiatric Society newsletter (recent piece published entitled "Looking Through a Dual Lens") and AAP Council on School Health (recent piece published entitled "You want to talk about trauma? Let's talk about racism".

She has authored over 10 publications, the majority of which she is first author, and has presented abstracts and oral presentations in numerous conferences. Her research interests focus on the improvement of mental health outcomes in African/African diaspora and indigenous children as well as global mental health. She has won several research awards through APA, AACAP, and Yale Department of Psychiatry for her research projects focusing on the development and implementation of sustainable, culturally relevant, and up-scalable mental health interventions in Guatemala and Nigeria.

Education & Training

  • MD/MPH
    Saint Louis University (2019)
  • BA
    Yale, Spanish (2011)


  • Global Psychiatry Conference
    Singapore, Singapore 2020
  • Volunteer Work
    Tegucigalpa, Honduras 2016
    Patient care, Clinical Spanish translator
  • Research
    Lagos, Nigeria; Maputo, Mozambique; Sololá, Guatemala; São Paulo, Brazil; Auckland, New Zealand 2008
    Child/Adolescent Mental Health, Inter-cultural psychiatry, implementation science

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Satcher Health Leadership Institute Medical Justice in Advocacy FellowshipAmerican Medical Association2022

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