Director, Division of Psychosocial Medicine
Alicia Boccellari, PhD is a Clinical Professor of Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) and is the Director of the Division of Psychosocial Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). She administers and oversees 8 mental health programs at SFGH, serving more than 4000 public sector patients on an annual basis. Dr. Boccellari's primary research focus is investigating innovative clinical interventions in the public sector, to see if these interventions can reduce barriers to care and improve clinical outcomes in patients who have extensive and complex medical, psychiatric, substance abuse and psychosocial problems. She has conducted longitudinal research and randomized clinical trials on a variety of topics including: HIV-associated dementia, homelessness, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and psychosocial recovery after traumatic physical injury.