Harris Ahmed, DO, MPH, is a Resident Physician in Ophthalmology at Loma Linda University in Southern California. He is an emerging national voice on health policy and graduate medical education in the United States. He currently serves on the American Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section Committee on Legislation and Advocacy.
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What is a Psychiatrist?
A Psychiatrist is a Board-Certified Doctor who treats and diagnoses all conditions pertaining to mental health, focusing, among others, on: the detection of mental illnesses, the treatment of learning disabilities, and the management of substance use disorders.
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"We are what we eat”
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