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About Me

Kevin M. Simon, MD

Dr. Simon is a Harvard-trained Board Certified Psychiatrist. He is an Assistant in Psychiatry at Boston Children's Hospital, an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and a Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Health Policy at Harvard University. Dr. Simon completed clinical fellowships in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital / Harvard Medical School. He completed an Adult Psychiatry residency at Morehouse School of Medicine after earning his Medical Degree from SIU School of Medicine.

Dr. Simon has received numerous awards in recognition of leadership and service, including the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award. His research on the intersections of mental health, substance use, and systems of care has been funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the National Institute of Health (NIH), the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists.

Dr. Simon's writings on mental health, substance use, systems of care, and healthcare equity are published in leading journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, the American Journal of Public Health, and Health Affairs. His thoughts and perspectives are regularly sought by national audiences and Fortune 500 companies and featured on NPR (media page).