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Global Industry Spotlight – Anita Rao MD

Global Industry Spotlight is a conversational series focused on providing resources and insight for the creative entrepreneur.

Anita Rao, M.D. is a physician and psychiatrist pioneer in media and mental health, which she defines as the inner world of individuals in parallel with their experiencing the external world. Dr. Rao is a subject matter expert for a pilot on Hulu forging a path in mental health media representation with top media platforms. As a mainstay in media, she is the first on-camera physician, health, mental health, and lifestyle VICE Media correspondent, and contributor.

Dr. Rao has established herself as an expert in the field as the first physician to be an MIT Open Documentary Lab Fellow. She focuses on exploring documentary forms and immersive story-telling and its novel application to the area of mental health literacy. Her work is recognized by her peers at the highest level, including the American Psychiatric Association National Council on Communications, where she further sits on the media sub-committee.

Dr. Rao continues her private clinical practice serving indigenous populations of the Chickasaw nation. Dr. Rao is a certified American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology psychiatrist who completed her psychiatry residency at Northwestern University and M.D. from Loyola University. She received her B.S. in International Health from Georgetown University.



Event Details
09. 29. 2022
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm