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Claudio Cabrejos, MD, MPH, Director, Latino Immigrant Trauma Program
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Claudio was born to his Peruvian father and Brazilian mother in Lima, Peru where he later obtained his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. He received a Masters of Public Health at the University of Miami and his postgraduate training includes a Psychiatry residency at Tulane University, an APA Fellowship in Public Health Psychiatry, and an Addiction Psychiatry residency at Yale University. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and by the American Board of Addiction Psychiatry. Claudio’s cross-cultural studies in PTSD include the impact of trauma and displacement in victims of violence caused by 15 years of civil war in the Peruvian Andes. This field work included adaptations of psychosocial assessments and community-based interventions to improve the health and well-being of the native population. His disaster relief work also includes Hurricane Aftermath Relief with a special recognition from the Health and Medical Services, FEMA/USPHS. He has also worked as a Staff Psychiatrist in the Veterans Administration Hospital in New Orleans. Currently, Claudio is a Community Psychiatrist in a variety of San Diego clinics that target underserved populations including Latino immigrants, the Homeless, and HIV positive clients. He serves as the Medical Director of Health Care for the Homeless, San Diego. He is also a Staff Psychiatrist for an Acute Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit and is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine. Other areas of professional interest include traditional indigenous medicine and health policy. He is fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and English.

Email: Claudio.Cabrejos@virtis-ptsd.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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