Community Resilience and Climate Change with Carissa Caban-Aleman, M.D.
Release Date: 03/11/2018
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 and board member of CrearConSalud, Inc., a non-profit addressing mental health education in Puerto Rico. She is a member of the American Association of Community Psychiatrists, the Climate Psychiatry Alliance and the American Psychiatric Association. She serves as APA Representative to Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health andcouncilor of the APA Hispanic Caucus. She 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.