Richard Zhang

Resident Physician in Psychiatry and Researcher in Asian and Asian American Studies

Richard Zhang is a resident physician in the University of Connecticut Psychiatry Residency Program. As an affiliated faculty at the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute, Dr. Zhang seeks to help bridge AAASI with the UConn medical community. His clinical interests include cultural psychiatry, early mental health intervention, and integrative medicine. His scholarly interests at AAASI include the histories of Asian and Asian American health and emotions. Inspired by his volunteering experiences with immigrant and refugee communities, he also hopes to develop mental health resources for culturally and socioeconomically diverse communities in Connecticut.



2021 M.D., Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

2020 M.A. in History of Science and Medicine, Yale University

2016 B.S. in Science with Minor in History, Pennsylvania State University


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