Dr. Angela B. Kim, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Couple and Family Therapy program on the San Diego campus. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at Columbia University. Her specialty areas and research interests include racial and ethnic minority mental health disparities; Asian American families; immigrant/refugee youth and families' mental health and cultural adjustment; cultural competence.
Dr. Kim is a 4th time grant recipient from the State of California, Office of the Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) to provide disadvantaged racial and ethnic minority youth the opportunity to gain exposure to and increase awareness of the various mental/behavioral health services and professions in which they are underrepresented.
Dr. Kim is committed and strives to advocate and promote social justice and culturally competent healthcare services for minorities and marginalized populations. Her grant events are one of the ways of accomplishing this and providing racial and ethnic minority youth from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunities to academically succeed and, ultimately, serve their communities as mental/behavioral health professionals providing linguistically and culturally responsive care.