About Nhi-Ha Trinh, MD, MPH

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Nhi-Ha Trinh MD MPH serves as the Director, MGH Psychiatry Center for Diversity and as an Associate Director, HMS Holmes Society.  Her work focuses on optimizing cultural sensitivity and humility in mental health care. She is a residency training mentor for the Mass General/McLean Adult Psychiatry Training Program and co-directs the residency’s longitudinal Sociocultural Psychiatry didactics series.   Dr. Trinh earned her MD at the University of California, San Francisco, and her MPH at the University of California at Berkeley, specializing in Epidemiology.

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Depression Clinical and Research Program
One Bowdoin Square
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2790
Phone: 617-724-4279
Phone: 617-726-8895
Fax: 617-724-3028

Medical Education

  • MD, UC San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, McLean Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Geriatric Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Dr. Trinh's academic work focuses on optimizing clinical care for underserved populations, improving the workplace climate around diversity, and developing and testing curricula to address cultural issues in adult and geriatric psychiatry.


  • View my most recent publications at PubMed

    1.Trinh N, Rho Y, Sanders K, Lu F, editors. Handbook on Asian American Psychiatry: Families, Acculturation and Resilience: Implications for Asian American Mental Health.  Humana Press: New York, 2009: 1-206.

    2. Medlock M, Shtasel D, Trinh N, Williams D, Rosenbaum J eds.  Racism and Psychiatry: Contemporary Issues and Interventions. Springer Press: New York, 2018: 1-255.

    3. Trinh N, Chen JA, eds.  Sociocultural Issues in Psychiatry, Oxford University Press: New York, 2019.


    4. Parekh R, Trinh N, and Rosenbaum J, eds.  The Massachusetts General Hospital Textbook on Diversity and Cultural Sensitivity in Mental Health, second edition, Springer: New York, 2019.