Dr. Arshya Vahabzadeh has been recognized as a national leader in medical innovation and digital health. He is faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His expertise and accomplishments have led to over 20 national and international awards in medical leadership, healthcare innovation, behavioral neuroscience, communication, and global health.
Dr. Vahabzadeh is triple trained in family medicine, psychiatry, and pediatric psychiatry. He is the Chairperson of the Council on Communications of the American Psychiatric Association, the former editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Psychiatry Residents Journal, and the digital strategy lead for autism technology start-up Brain Power. His academic work has been published in high impact medical journals and authoritative texts in neurobiology, with research that has spanned genetics, social neuroscience, experimental psychopharmacology, and neuro-technology. He has been an invited expert speaker and judge for many competitions focusing on innovation and novel therapies, including events at Harvard, Google, and Autism Speaks. Additionally he is a consultant for Khan Academy, Anthem, and Neurolaunch. He has written on health matters for CNN, Boston Magazine, the Huffington Post, the Health Care Blog, and a dozen other outlets.
Dr. Vahabzadeh graduated from the University of Birmingham Medical School, and subsequently completed a residency in family medicine under the Royal College of General Practitioners. He then completed his psychiatric training with residencies in psychiatry and child psychiatry at Emory University and Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean/Harvard Medical School respectively.
At Medicine X 2015
Saturday, September 26 3:20 pm (LK 120)
The future of digital mental health