Gemima St. Louis, PhD
Gemima St. Louis, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and the Director of Mental Health Training and Research at the SPARK Center at Boston Medical Center. As a Clinical Psychologist at the SPARK Center, Dr. St. Louis provides counseling services to predominantly ethnic minority children, adolescents, and families. As the Director of Clinical Training and Research at the SPARK Center, Dr. St. Louis oversees the training and supervision of mental health interns; and conducts research on HIV/AIDS and trauma. Dr. St. Louis is the current President of the Boston-based Haitian Mental Health Network, and the co-founder of H.E.A.R.T. (Haiti Earthquake Aid and Relief Team). Dr. St. Louis has presented at national and international conferences on the topics of trauma, disaster mental health, HIV/AIDS, and mental health disparities among ethnic minority children and families. She is the recipient of the American Psychological Association's MUSE Award, the Chancellor's Distinguished Dissertation Award, and two Community Appreciation Awards.