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Sofia Noori, MD, MPH


Dr. Sofia Noori is the co-founder of Nema Health, a virtual clinic focused on high-quality care for trauma survivors with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She is also a staff psychiatrist at Cornell Scott Hill Health Center, where she focuses on immigrant and women's mental health. Dr. Noori serves as a perinatal psychiatrist for the state of Connecticut's ACCESS hotline, which provides perinatal psychiatric input to healthcare providers caring for pregnant patients across the state.

Dr. Noori is a Clinical Instructor at Yale Department of Psychiatry and a graduate of the department's Adult Psychiatry Residency Program. While a resident, she served as the department's first Chief Resident of Digital Psychiatry and co-developed the nation's first digital psychiatry residency curriculum, which educates trainees on digital health and app prescribing. At Yale she served as the curriculum lead for Innovation to Impact, a NIDA-funded substance use entrepreneurship program that helps addiction researchers and clinicians commercialize their insights for the public good. She was a founding member of the Center for Digital Psychiatry at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, which aims to integrate digital health in the care of patients with serious mental illness.

Aside from her endeavors in digital health, she is the co-founder of the Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale, which increases awareness and education of important topics in women’s mental health. She is also the co-founder of the Yale Women's Housestaff Organization, an organization dedicated to improving the well-being and advancement of self-identified women at Yale.

Dr. Noori's clinical focus lies in trauma, PTSD and women's mental health. She speaks both English and Spanish.

She is an MD graduate of the PRIME program at UCSF School of Medicine, a dual-degree program that trains emerging physician-leaders to transform care for underserved populations. Dr. Noori received her MPH in health policy and management at UC Berkeley.

Education & Training

  • MD
    UCSF School of Medicine (2017)
  • MPH
    UC Berkeley (2016)
  • BA
    UC Berkeley, Psychology (2011)
  • BA
    UC Berkeley, Integrative Biology (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Minority FellowshipAmerican Psychiatric Association2019
PRIME-US Health Equity ScholarshipUCSF School of Medicine2017
Phi Beta KappaUC Berkeley2011
The Leadership AwardUC Berkeley2011

Professional Service

American Psychiatric Association Committee on Mental Health ITCommittee Member2019 - 2021
Yale Women's Housestaff OrganizationFounding Member2018 - 2021
The Women's Mental Health Conference at YaleFounding Member2018 - Present