Katherine Ruiz-Mellott, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Katherine Ruiz-Mellott
85 E. Newton St Fuller Building


Dr. Ruiz-Mellott received her medical degree in 1998 from the University of Illinois, Chicago and completed psychiatry residency training in 2004 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She received her M.P.H. degree from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2006 as a CES Scholar.

Her clinical focus is on expanding access to care through the development of recovery oriented programs. She is actively involved in education, staff training and diversity initiatives at her institution.

Other Positions

  • Bournewood Hospital


  • University of Illinois, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • University of Illinois, BA

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