Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Trina E. Chang

Trina E. Chang

 Professor, Depression Clinical & Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, One Bowdoin Square, Boston, MA 02114, USA


 Dr. Trina Chang, MD, MPH, served as the clinical lead on the depression integration

workgroup for Partners Population Health Management. In addition, she is the director

of community-based studies at the Massachusetts General Hospital Depression

Clinical and Research Program, an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School,

and a staff psychiatrist at the MGH Chelsea HealthCare Center. She has served as

the consulting psychiatrist in a depression collaborative care pilot project at several

primary care practices at Partners. In addition, she has worked closely with primary

care providers on a psychosocial intervention for patients with diabetes through an

Innovation Fellowship with the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care and

through K23 research funding from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive

and Kidney Diseases. Her areas of interest include the interface between psychiatry

and primary care, the treatment of depression in underserved populations, and the

development and implementation of innovative psychosocial or system-based

interventions to improve mood and lifestyle management.

Research Interest


Major Depressive Disorders; Minorities; Electronic Medical Records; Primary Care

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