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Posts by Alexander C. Tsai, MD, PhD


Dr. Alexander Tsai is the associate director for trainee development in the Global Division. He is also assistant professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a faculty affiliate at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.

Through his research, Dr. Tsai seeks to understand how large-scale social forces such as violence, stigma, and food and water insecurity conspire to undermine health and mental health among the poor and excluded.

Prior to his appointment at Mass General, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at Harvard University and his residency training in general adult psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco. He currently serves as a pre-medical tutor for Harvard College undergraduates living in the Adams House residence.