Jack Tsai, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Director, Yale Division of Mental Health Services and Treatment Outcomes Research

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Mental Health Services Research, Division of | Tsai Lab


Dr. Tsai is a licensed clinical psychologist with dual appointments at VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Yale School of Medicine. He has received federally funded grants and published over 120 peer-reviewed articles on topics related to homelessness, severe mental illness, trauma, and health disparities. Dr. Tsai holds leadership positions in the American Psychological Association and the American Public Health Association, is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, and serves on grant review sections for the VA. He teaches and supervises interns, residents, and fellows at VA Connecticut, Yale, and surrounding universities. In his spare time, he enjoys scuba diving, playing basketball, and international travel.

Education & Training

PhD Purdue University (2009)
MS Purdue University (2007)
BA Pitzer College, Psychology Business (2003)

Professional Service

  • Editorial Board Psychological Services

  • Editorial Board Housing, Care, and Support

  • International Advisory Board International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare

  • Editorial Board Advances in Dual Diagnosis

  • Editorial Board Psychology Injury and Law

  • Editor-in-Chief Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless

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