In 2005, Ernesto González, MD, MGH dermatologist, received the inaugural award recognizing his outstanding service to the Latino community and beyond. On Oct. 16, the newest honorees were celebrated.
Nicte Mejia, MD, MPH
Nicte Mejia, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School
Director of MGH Neurology Community Health, Diversity and Inclusion
Director of MGH Departmental Community Health Improvement
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
- MD, Escuela de Medicina Ignacio Santos
- MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
- MPH, Harvard University
- Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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Funding from the American Academy of Neurology, Rappaport Foundation, National Parkinson Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and philanthropic gifts have allowed me to characterize ways to improve neurology care for racial and linguistic minority populations. My publications are in the Journal of the American Heart Association, Neurology, Movement Disorders, and other peer-reviewed journals. I have also disseminated my work through invited grand rounds, CME courses, and presentations at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, the American Neurological Association Annual Meeting, the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society International Congress, and the Physicians for a National Health Program Annual Meeting.
I have created mechanisms for trainees to develop academic projects focused on neurologic health equity, including the Mass General Brigham Neurology Residency Program Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion for neurology residents, the MGH Neurology Community Health Diversity and Inclusion Internship for undergraduate and graduate students, and the MGH Neurology Youth Stroke Education program for high school students. My mentees have published first-author manuscripts, presented their research in national forums, and been recognized with American Academy of Neurology Diversity Scholars, Fulbright Scholars, and Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars awards.
MGH Neurology Community Health
AHA Stroke Care across Language Differences