David C. Henderson, MD
David C. Henderson, MD is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Chester M. Pierce Division of Global Psychiatry and Medical Director for the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma at MGH. He is editor of the International Journal of Culture and Mental Health and has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally on schizophrenia, treatment-resistant schizophrenia, metabolic disorders and schizophrenia, psychopharmacology, ethnopsychopharmacology, trauma, and cultural psychiatry. He has particular interests in ethnic and cultural impacts on psychiatry. He studies the impact of trauma in areas of mass violence and develops programs to assist vulnerable populations. He has worked in Rwanda, Cambodia, East Timor, Bosnia, Peru, New Orleans, Haiti, and New York City. Dr. Henderson received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, completed his residency at MGH and trained as Chief Resident and Research Fellow of the Freedom Trail Clinic at the Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center in Boston.