Immediate Past President
Dr. Hah graduated from Columbia University and completed her medical training at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Pittsburgh and completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship and a research fellowship at Stanford University. Areas of research included the study of genetic risk factors for suicide in the pediatric bipolar population as well as depression in the autism spectrum population. Dr. Hah has presented her work at the APA and AACAP, and has published in the field of bipolar disorders and autism spectrum disorders. She was the attending supervisor for Stanford psychiatry residents and medical students at the Palo Alto VA and at Children’s Health Council. At the Palo Alto VA, she led the dual diagnosis unit and at Children’s Health Council, she headed the ADHD clinic, provided school consultations and outpatient care. She was an invited speaker at the Stanford Pediatric Psychopharmacology Conference for ADHD case series and the Stanford Autism Working Group for the Presentation of Depression and Anxiety in Autism. Dr. Hah was an Assistant Professor at UC Davis and served as the Co-Instructor of record for the psychiatry course for medical students, the adolescent course for child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, and the CBT course for residents. At UC Davis, she was the site PI of an international clinical trial at the MIND examining the role of a vasopressin antagonist for the treatment of patients with autism. Dr. Hah was Chief of Staff, Quality Management Director, and the Dual Diagnosis Unit Director of Heritage Oaks Hospital, an acute-care 125 bed psychiatric hospital in Sacramento, California. Dr. Hah was an Associate Professor at California Northstate University College of Medicine and the Psychiatry Clerkship Director. Dr. Hah currently still teaches as a Co-Instructor of Record of the Adolescent Psychiatry Course at UC Davis School of Medicine. The majority of her time she runs and provides care in her private practice, Synapse Association. She is board certified in General Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.