Suni Jani, MD, MPH is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. Dr. Jani currently serves as the CEO of her non-profit, Global Health Linkages, Inc., which seeks to create self-sustaining mental health systems in underserved populations through technological advancements and stigma reduction.
Dr. Jani’s work is focused on issues of transcultural diagnosis and assessment in psychiatry, healthcare delivery for resource-poor areas and marginalized populations, refugee health, and effects of parental stress on child mental health and wellbeing. Her international experience includes consulting positions with program design, management, and evaluations with NGOs and academic institutions in India, Texas, the District of Columbia, and Maryland. She has been a SAMHSA Diversity Fellow and a Diversity Fellow with the American Psychiatric Association in addition to receiving the Houston based non-profit Doctors For Change Healthcare Advocacy Award for her work in public policy to increase funding for multidisciplinary care for refugees.
Dr. Jani completed her Master’s in Public Health with a focus on Global Health along with her Doctor of Medicine degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine. She completed her General Psychiatry residency at the Baylor College of Medicine’s Menninger Department of Psychiatry.