Rohit Chandra, MD
Dr. Rohit Chandra is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at MGH Chelsea, where he works closely with immigrant populations, co-chairs a Research Roundtable, and Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, where he teaches 3rd-year medical students. He is president of the New England chapter of the Indo-American Psychiatric Association (psychiatrists of Indian origin), and co-chairs the Early Career Psychiatrist committee of AACAP, the largest organization for child and adolescent psychiatrists nationally. He has a BA from Dartmouth College and an MD from Boston University School of Medicine, and trained at Boston Medical Center and MGH for psychiatry residency and child and adolescent fellowship, respectively. During fellowship at MGH, he served on the Psychiatry Department's Diversity Committee, won a Child PRITE fellowship from the American College of Psychiatrists, and spoke at Harvard College about Asian-American student mental health. He is interested in the cultural identity development of Asian-Americans, values differences and intergenerational conflict within Asian-American families, and the impact of academic pressure on student mental health. He has published on the influence of values and culture on the mental health of Asian Indians in America. He is so pleased to have the opportunity to work closely with the CCSEW.