Dr.Michelle P. Durham

Michelle P. Durham, MD, MPH, FAPA, DFAACAP is the Chief Behavioral Health Officer for
Ibn Sina Foundation. Dr. Durham is leading the expansion of outpatient mental health services
and integrated mental health services for our clinics. She is a board certified physician
specializing in pediatric and adult psychiatry with additional board certification in addiction
medicine. Her public health and clinical roles have always been in marginalized communities
with a focus on health equity and advocacy for equitable mental health treatment globally and
locally. Prior to joining Ibn Sina, Dr. Durham was the Vice Chair of Education at Boston
Medical Center Department of psychiatry and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry &
Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine. Her federally and privately funded research
focused on workforce development that reflects groups historically excluded from medicine,
training and education for both the pediatric workforce and mental health professionals. She has
expertise in pediatric integrated care, trauma in communities of color and training and education
for the both the pediatric workforce and mental health professionals and has presented nationally
and internationally on these topics. She is involved at the state and national level with the
American Psychiatric Association and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
to improve the standard of care for adults, children and adolescents. She is has testified for the
U.S. Senate HELP and Finance Committees to advocate for increase funding, access and parity
in mental health.