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Martin Luther King Jr.
Kevin M. Simon, MD
Dr. Simon is a Harvard-trained Board-Certified Psychiatrist. Dr. Simon completed concurrent fellowships in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital / Harvard Medical School. Dr. Simon is a Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Health Policy at Harvard University.
He graduated from SIU School of Medicine. He completed a general psychiatry residency in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Simon has received numerous awards in recognition of his leadership and service, including the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award, GAP Fellowship, APA - Public Psychiatry Fellowship. Dr. Simon's research has been funded by SAMHSA, NIMH, NIDA, and AACAP.
His writings on inequity, social determinants, and substance use are published in notable journals, including the NEJM, Health Affairs, Health Equity, Psychiatric Services, and the American Journal of Public Health. Dr. Simon has contributed to policy briefs and book chapters on Measurement-Based Care and Adolescent Substance Use Disorder. Dr. Simon's thoughts are regularly sought for national audiences, in consultation with Fortune 500 companies, and featured on ABC News, FORBES, and NPR.