Amanda Joy Calhoun, MD, MPH

Title: Doctor, activist, researcher, anti-bias educator
Education: Yale University, BA, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, MD, MHP

Amanda J. Calhoun, MD, MPH, is an adult and child psychiatry resident at Yale Child Study Center/Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Calhoun graduated from Yale University with a BA in Spanish and received her MD/MPH from Saint Louis University School of Medicine, in St. Louis, Missouri, where she grew up.


Dr. Calhoun's research, which focuses on the mental health effects of anti-Black racism in children, has been funded by multiple awards. Dr. Calhoun also specializes in the effects of medical racism. She writes for both academic journals as well as the general press and has published in the New England Journal of Medicine, TIME magazine, HuffPost, STAT News, and many others. Dr. Calhoun is also an OpEd Project Fellow at Yale University, a public speaker, and a consultant.

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