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Dr. Vo’s research mission is to develop evidence-based digital health interventions to improve outcomes. Her immediate focus is to develop digital health products for suicide risk screening of children and adolescents in primary care, and to connect those at risk to mental healthcare.
Dr. Vo is a physician committed to addressing challenges faced by individuals with psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders. Her focus is on characterizing and understanding the pockets of need in the healthcare delivery systems and using advocacy and medical innovation to address those needs. She is an entrepreneur with direct experience at the intersection between healthcare and technology. Her aim is to improve the quality of life for patients and their families by combining evidence-based research with technology and design to implement effective and impactful clinical solutions.
Dr. Vo has received research support from federal sources and nonprofit foundations. She has received more than 20 awards, including from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). She previously served on the Board of Directors of AACAP and the Georgia Psychiatric Physician Association.
Dr. Vo currently serves as the APA Assembly Representative of the Asian American Caucus and has worked with other minority and underrepresented representatives to advocate for issues related to police brutality, health disparities, diversity, and inclusion on a local and national level.
Dr. Vo’s experiences in technology include consulting with eClinicalWorks and APA PsychPRO Registry, developing digital health startups, and participating in a fellowship with Mount Sinai Innovation Partners. She currently serves on the AACAP Health Information Technology Committee and Telepsychiatry Committee, and she previously served on APA Council of Quality Care and Committee on Mental Health Technology.
During her free time, Dr. Vo serves as a consultant and adviser, providing clinical and business development expertise to startup digital health companies. She also serves as an adviser for DreamIT Ventures, a fund and growth program focused on startups with revenue or pilots that are ready to scale.
Education and Training
BS, University of Texas in Austin (Human Biology, Public Health Concentration, Business Foundation), 2008
MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (with Distinction in Research), 2013
General Psychiatry Resident Physician, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, 2013-2016
Academic Associate, Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute, 2014-2016
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Fellow Physician, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2016-2018
Mount Sinai Innovation Partners Fellows Program, Mount Sinai Hospital
Titles and Academic Titles
Medical Director of Telehealth
Attending Psychiatrist, Autism Integrated Care Program
Attending Psychiatrist, Healthy Minds Healthy Kids Integrated Care Program
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences