Ripal Shah, MD, MPH, is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in the care of women, healthcare providers, and BIPOC communities. She is also a clinical professor at the Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Shah mentors medical students at the Stanford University Race and Mental Health Lab, focusing on improving mental health research and clinical care for BIPOC individuals. Dr. Shah has over 100 citations to her name and has been featured in multiple outlets, including TIME, Forbes, and The Washington Post.
Dr. Shah received her bachelor’s degree from Duke University and her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She received her Healthcare Management MPH from Harvard University. While completing her residency at the Stanford School of Medicine, Dr. Shah served as Chief Resident. She also completed a certificate program in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research.
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