Santiago A. Almanzar, MD, has been known for his commitment and passion for his work throughout his academic career. His interest in Global Mental Health and research began during his graduate training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, United States, where he completed training at the Arnhold Institute, Global Health track and earned degrees in General Psychiatry and Chief Resident in Psychiatry under the mentorship of Dr. Craig Katz and David Schnur. Following a one-year training in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Psychoanalytic Institute, New York University, New York, Dr. Almanzar relocated to Missouri in 2013 to begin one-year fellowship training in Forensic Psychiatry at the Missouri University School of Medicine. He completed his Medical training and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Universidad Autonomy of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Dr. Almanzar, M.D. has been Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is currently an attending psychiatrist at Clarion Psychiatric Center, Universal Health Services in state of Pennsylvania, United States. He has published several peer-reviewed articles in reputable medical journals such as the Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, the Journal of Psychosomatics, and the Journal of Annals of Global Health (formerly known as the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine). He is also the founder and CEO of Compassion Mental Health Services of Pennsylvania.
Global Mental Health, Cultural Psychiatry, Clinical Psychiatry, Community medicine, Human rights, Religion and Mental Conditions.