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Puneet Sahota

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Lecturer and Visiting Scholar, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
Attending Preceptor, Geriatric Psychiatry Resident Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Psychiatrist, Consultation-Liaison Service, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market Street
Second Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
A.B. (American Studies and Honors Program in Medical Education)
Northwestern University, 2002.
Ph.D. (Anthropology)
Washington University in St. Louis, 2009.
Washington University in St. Louis, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Senior Research Fellow, Post-doctoral Fellow, National Congress of American Indians, 2009-2012.
Resident Physician, Psychiatry, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2013-2017.
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Selected Publications

Sahota PKC, Cakouros BE, Russell R, Hassler M, Blank MB, Barg FK: Causal Pathways Between Severe Mental Illness and Behaviors Related to HIV: Patient Perspectives. Community Mental Health Journal (Accepted) 2019.

Sahota, PKC: Culture and Emotional Well-Being in American Indian/Alaska Native Adolescents: A Review of Current Literature. Child Welfare 97(3), 2019.

Sahota, PKC and Sankar, PL: Bipolar Disorder, Genetic Risk, and Reproductive Decision-Making: A Qualitative Study of Social Media Discussion Boards. Qualitative Health Research Page: https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732319867670 2019.

Zhong R, Northrop J, Sahota P, Glick H, and Rostain AL: Informed About Informed Consent: A Qualitative Study of Ethics Education. Online Journal of Health Ethics (In Press) 2019.

Sahota PKC: Kinship Care for American Indian/Alaska Native Children: State of the Evidence. Child Welfare 97(2), 2019.

Naik RP, Smith-Whitley K, Hassell KL, Umeh NI, de Montalembert M, Sahota P, Haywood C Jr, Jenkins J, Lloyd-Puryear MA, Joiner CH, Bonham VL, Kato GJ.: Clinical Outcomes Associated with Sickle Cell Trait: A Systematic Review. Annals of Internal Medicine 169(9): 619, November 2018.

James R, Tsosie R, Sahota P, Parker M, Dillard D, Sylvester I, Lewis J, Klejka J, Muzquiz L, Olsen P, Whitener R, Burke W: Exploring Pathways to Trust: A Tribal Perspective on Data Sharing. Genetics in Medicine 16(11): 820-6, November 2014.

Sahota PKC: Anthropology Lessons Help Ward Off Burnout. Psychiatric News 49(22): 1, November 2014.

Sahota PKC: Body Fragmentation: Native American Community Members’ Views on Specimen Disposition in Biomedical/Genetics Research. AJOB Empirical Bioethics 5(3): 19-30, March 2014.

Sahota PKC, Kastelic S: Tribally-Based Suicide Prevention Programs: A Review of Current Approaches. Wicazo Sa Review: A Journal of Native American Studies 29(1): 99-127, Spring 2014.

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