Carissa Cabán-Alemán, MD

2018-02-21 19:00 - 2018-02-21 20:00

Dr. Cabán-Alemán is a board-certified community psychiatrist and professor in the college of medicine of Florida International University (FIU) of Miami, FL. She is the medical director for behavioral health of Student Health Services at FIU. She is a member of the American Association of Community Psychiatrists, the Climate Psychiatry Alliance and the American Psychiatric Association. She serves as a councilor of the APA Hispanic Caucus. She served on the Psychiatry & Law, and the Minority Mental Health Disparities councils as a diversity leadership fellow from 2011 until 2013 and participated in the DSM-5 Task Force as an advisor for the Sleep-Wake Disorders Workgroup. She is a graduate of the public psychiatry fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center in New York.

Area(s) of Interest: targeting systemic and social determinants of mental health, systems-based practices, cultural humility, population-based collaborative care, advocacy for underserved psychiatric patients, climate psychiatry and the relationship between poverty, social inequality and mental health