Dr. Ruth Shim is the Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis. She also serves as Associate Dean of Diverse and Inclusive Education at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. Dr. Shim received an MPH in health policy from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and an MD from Emory University School of Medicine. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Scientific Advisory Council of Bring Change to Mind. She serves on the Research and Evaluation Committee of the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission.
Dr. Shim will deliver the October Grand Rounds on October 24 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Student Center Speaker’s Auditorium. Her talk is titled “Dismantling Structural Racism in Public Health: Challenges and Opportunities.”