Dr. Melva Green
Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Green is a physician specializing in diagnosing and treating mental, emotional, and behavioral problems. Her credentials include graduation from Meharry Medical College with numerous honors, including induction into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, an internship in Pediatrics at DC's Children's National Medical Center, and a residency in Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins. Greatly disturbed by the health gap that plagues the lives of many forgotten communities, she completed a W.K. Kellogg postdoctoral fellowship in health disparities before returning to Hopkins as a Sommer Scholar for a Masters in Public Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She holds a Masters in Business Administration from Hopkins as well.
Dr. Green's most recent accolades and appointments include being Chair of the Committee on Women at the American Psychiatric Association, Executive Council member at the Association of Women Psychiatrists, Sommer Scholars Alumni – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2005 Surgeon General's Work Group on Women's Mental Health and 2006 Regional Finalist for the White House Fellows Program.
In addition to maintaining a part-time private psychiatric practice providing care to individuals, couples and groups, she serves as a Consultant in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings. She conducts customized seminars and workshops for a variety of groups tailored to meet the needs of the organization. As a notably dynamic and engaging speaker, she lectures widely on topics like: a holistic approach to wellbeing, women and depression, mind body spirit connections, suicide prevention, mental health disparities, culturally tailored health-media communication, stress management, and cultural competence.