Dania Albaba

Dania Albaba, M.D. is a fourth year and chief psychiatry resident at Baylor College of Medicine’s Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2020, where she co-founded a Physicians for Human Rights chapter. She has experience working in both refugee and global mental health, and has led initiatives to provide aid, support and advocacy to these populations. She recently participated in a global mental health mission to Syria and Turkey following the February 2023 earthquakes, providing trainings to local psychosocial support staff. She has been working with MedGlobal since February on the creation of a substance use program in Northwest Syria as well as on other global mental health initiatives around the world.  She established a global mental health consultation clinic at Baylor College of Medicine, and presented both nationally and internationally on global mental health.