Rupinder Kaur Legha is a cisghet daughter of Punjabi-Sikh immigrants and her proudest title is aunty to her beloved nibling and dogmom to her puppy Saint. Rupi graduated with honors from Harvard Medical School, and is a former Fulbright Scholar. She completed a whopping nine years(!) of post-graduate training, including at the University of Colorado, where she participated in health services research at the Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health; the global-health non-profit Partners in Health, where she worked in rural Haiti for 2.5 years; and UCLA, where she completed her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship training. Rupi’s recent professional work has focused on antiracism and abolition in medicine, mental health, and child mental health. She has authored dozens of related papers, taught at medical schools nationwide, and received multiple accolades for her clinical work and academic scholarship. She is passionate about providing holistic, healing, and anti-oppressive mental health care to children, adults, and families alike. In her spare time, she loves to travel, read, do pilates and yoga, and express herself through fashion.
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