Dr. Alisha Moreland Capuia is the Founder and Director of McLean Hospital's Institute for Trauma-Informed Systems Change, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Center for Law and Behavior. Frequently tapped to advise on matters of medicine, public health, systems change and education, she is the sole author, of Training for Change: Transforming Systems to be Trauma-Informed, Culturally Responsive, and Neuroscientifically Focused and The Trauma of Racism. Her Publications also include Through the Eyes of a Child and Reframing Narratives as a Means of Building Self-Efficacy in Medical Students and is featured in local and international news.
The emotional and psychological impact of racism means acutely, every day, being reminded that you are not enough, being reminded that you are not seen, being reminded that you are not valued, being reminded that you are not a citizen, being reminded that humanity is not something that applies to you."
Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia USATODAY, May 28, 2020)