Steven Chan, MD MBA works at the intersection of healthcare, behavior, medicine, business, and technology. He researches asynchronous telepsychiatry, smartphones and mobile wearable devices for mental health, and applications for cultural psychiatry and underserved minority health. He is Associate Editor of iMedicalApps.com
Steve’s work has been featured in JAMA, Telemedicine and e-Health, JMIR (Journal of Medical Internet Research), Wired, NPR Ideastream, PBS, and the Wall Street Journal. He has designed and developed interactive voice user interfaces at Microsoft. With the support of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Steve serves as current American Psychiatric Association (APA) & SAMHSA MFP Fellow to the APA Council of Communications, APA Committee on Mental Health Information Technology, and the Workgroup on Mental Health & Psychiatric Apps.
Dr. Chan draws from his computer science & engineering work at Berkeley; informatics coursework at Stanford; medical training at UCLA, UC San Francisco, UC Davis, UC Irvine, and Mt. Sinai; and business & healthcare administration at UC Irvine. As a resident physician in psychiatry & behavioral sciences at UC Davis, Dr. Chan treats a variety of patients, including veterans, felons, and the homeless.