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Nzinga A. Harrison, M.D.

Wife. Mother. Physician with specialties in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.

A well-respected physician and educator, Dr. Harrison is the Chief Medical Officer for Anka Behavioral Health Inc. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology with Spanish and Chemistry minors at Howard University, completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and General Psychiatry Residency at Emory University. She is Board-Certified in both Adult General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine and has spent her career treating individuals with Serious Persistent Mental Illness and Addictive Diseases. Currently, she holds adjunct faculty appointments in both the Emory School of Nursing and Morehouse School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry. She is Campaign Psychiatrist for the Let’s Get Mentally Fit campaign, co-founder of Physicians for Criminal Justice Reform and provides consulting services both domestically and internationally. Most importantly, she is wife to a stock market day trader, and mother to two sons, aged nine and ten, a combination that makes for plenty of funny stories to be shared at cocktail parties.

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