Research & Publications
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/MPHSaint Louis University (2019)
- BAYale, Spanish (2011)
- Global Psychiatry ConferenceSingapore, Singapore 2020IACAPAP
- Volunteer WorkTegucigalpa, Honduras 2016Patient care, Clinical Spanish translator
- ResearchLagos, Nigeria; Maputo, Mozambique; Sololá, Guatemala; São Paulo, Brazil; Auckland, New Zealand 2008Child/Adolescent Mental Health, Inter-cultural psychiatry, implementation science