Dr. Shah holds the Barbara & Corbin J. Robertson Jr. Chair in Psychiatry, and is Executive Vice Chair and Professor of Psychiatry, Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas, and Chief of Psychiatry for Ben Taub Hospital/Harris Health System. Dr. Shah has done numerous media presentations to National and International Radio/TV/Newspapers and has widely presented both nationally and internationally. He is the only Pakistani psychiatrist who is seen on FOX, NBC, CBS, ABC, NPR, PBS, and Geo/AAJ/ARY/BOL and many others. He started “AAJ KAY DOCTORS”, a weekly health show on AAJTV, and is currently host of a weekly Mental Health show on GEOTV by the name “MIND & BODY with DR ASIM SHAH”. He was key in establishing mental health response and care after Hurricane Harvey in 2017 at GRB and NRG stadium. Due to his previous services during previous disasters, he has been appointed as the Chair Mental Health Task Force for Fort Bend county, where he has been conducting weekly online town halls with mental health professional, and with Judge. He is member of COVID Health Equity Response Task Force for Mayor of Houston, and Chair of Mental Health America of Greater Houston and has worked with law makers to help change legislation during this pandemic.
Last modified: August 11, 2020
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