Enrico Castillo Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

areas of expertise
  • Community-public-academic partnerships
  • Integration of mental health and social services
  • Public mental health and homelessness/housing policies
education
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh
  • MS, Health Policy and Management, UCLA  
  • BA, English, University of Virginia

Dr. Enrico Castillo is a board certified psychiatrist and board certified in public and community psychiatry by the American Association of Community Psychiatrists. Dr. Castillo is a public psychiatrist, health services/health policy researcher, and Director of UCLA Community Psychiatry Education and Training with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Center for Social Medicine and Humanities and the Associate Director of Residency Education at UCLA Semel Neuropsychiatric Institute.

Dr. Castillo’s research is focused on community-public-academic partnerships, the integration of mental health and social services, and public mental health and homelessness/housing policies. Common themes in his research are a focus on the mental and social well-being of underserved and at-risk populations, like those with serious mental illness and the chronically homeless. Dr. Castillo’s research has been conducted in close partnership with local, state, and national agencies and community organizations including the Office of the Surgeon General, the New York State Office of Mental Health, the Los Angeles County Departments of Mental Health and Health Services, the RAND Corporation, and Healthy African American Families II.

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