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Stovall provides psychiatric evaluations at Texas detention facility as part of Physicians for Human Rights

Jeffrey Stovall, M.D., associate professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and affiliate of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, was invited by Physicians for Human Rights to travel to the federal detention center in Dilley, TX, to provide psychiatric evaluations for women who have fled Central America and who are applying for asylum in the U.S.. These women had been recently reunited with their children from whom they were separated at the U.S. border. 

Stovall interviewed by Psychiatric News about SAMSHA experience after Hurricane Katrina

Jeffrey Stovall, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, was recently interviewed by Psychiatric News about his experience working with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) in New Orleans, LA, following Hurricane Katrina.  August 2015 marks 10 years since the Category-5 hurricane damaged and/or destroyed vast swaths of the coastal city.