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Jack Turban, MD, MHS, is a writer and resident physician in child and adolescent psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, where he researches the mental health of transgender youth.

Dr. Turban graduated from Harvard University magna cum laude with a BA in neurobiology before becoming the resident director of the Harvard neuroscience abroad program in Italy. He earned his MD and MHS degrees from Yale School of Medicine, where he was an HHMI medical research fellow and graduated with highest honors with an award winning thesis entitled, “Evolving Treatment Paradigms for Transgender Youth.”

He is currently a resident physician in child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital & McLean Hospital (Harvard Medical School). He is co-editing a textbook about pediatric gender identity for Springer and has several active research projects through The Fenway Institute, The McLean Institute for Technology in Psychiatry, and in collaboration with The U.S. Veteran’s Health Administration and Yale School of Medicine. He is a member of the media committee of The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the communications council of The American Psychiatric Association.

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