Enrico G. Castillo, MD MSHPM
2021 Friends Scholar
Enrico G. Castillo, MD MSHPM is a board-certified psychiatrist in public and community psychiatry. He works with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health as a public psychiatrist. Dr. Castillo is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Center for Social Medicine and Humanities and the Associate Director of Residency Education at UCLA Semel Institute. He is the faculty lead of UCLA Community and Global Psychiatry, a resident-faculty collaborative focused on public service and health equity (www.uclacgp.com). Dr. Castillo’s research is focused on community-public-academic partnerships, the integration of public mental health, social services, homelessness/housing policies, and medical education on structural competency and health equity. Dr. Castillo’s research has been conducted in close partnership with local, state, and national agencies and community organizations including the Office of the Surgeon General, the New York State Office of Mental Health, the Los Angeles County Departments of Mental Health and Health Services, the RAND Corporation, and Healthy African American Families II. He is a current member of the APA Council for Minority Mental Health and Health Disparities; is a column editor for Research, Community, and Services Partnerships for the journal Psychiatric Services; and serves on the editorial boards of Academic Psychiatry and Community Mental Health Journal.