Nicte Mejia, MD, MPH, FAAN
Massachusetts General Hospital
Audrey S. Penn Lectureship
Nicte Mejia is Director of Neurology Community Health Diversity and Inclusion at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. After graduating medical school at the Monterrey Institute of Technology in Mexico, Dr. Mejia trained at Harvard and its affiliated hospitals, completing a Medicine internship, Neurology residency, Movement Disorders fellowship, Master of Public Health degree, and postdoctoral fellowships in Neurostatistics and Neuroepidemiology as well as in Mental Health Policy. She works to advance equity and justice through patient care, education, research, and administrative leadership. Dr. Mejia created opportunities for trainees to engage in these efforts, including the Harvard Neurology Residency Program Diversity and Inclusion Certificate (for neurology residents and fellows), MGH Neurology Community Health Diversity and Inclusion Internship (for undergraduate and graduate students), MGH Youth Stroke Education Program (for high school students), and the MGH Neurology Education and Research Program (for high school and undergraduate students). She is honored to serve as part of local and national groups committed to equity and justice, including the Neurology Journal Editorial Board, the Davis Phinney Foundation Inclusion Diversity Equity and Access (IDEA) Advisory Board, and the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Board of Directors. Dr. Mejia has been recognized with the MGH Ernesto Gonzalez Award, HMS Harold Amos Faculty Diversity Award, HMS Scholars in Medicine Excellence in Student Mentoring Award, YMCA Achievers Award, Dominican Medical College New England Boston Chapter and Hispanic Health Professionals Association Outstanding Healthcare Professional Award, Amplify Latinx Latina Leader Award, and the American Academy of Neurology AB Baker Teacher Recognition Award.
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