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Linda Green Harvey, MD

Staff Psychiatrist
Atlanta VA Medical Center

Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 678-225-0350, ext 431720



Linda Harvey, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist who obtained her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine in Little Rock, Arkansas.  She then received her Psychiatry residency training at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.   She has extensive experience in community mental health where she has served as the team psychiatrist for a local Assertive Community Treatment team and as the Associate Clinical Director of the Admissions unit in Georgia’s largest state psychiatric hospital, Georgia Regional Hospital of Atlanta.  In 2011, she earned board certification in General Adult Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 

In 2014, Dr. Harvey joined The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as the consultant psychiatrist for the Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Health Branch under the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine.  She additionally serves United States military veterans as a staff psychiatrist at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where she also sits on the diversity education committee for the Atlanta VA’s mental health service line.  Dr. Harvey is an assistant clinical professor to medical students and resident physicians with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at both Morehouse School of Medicine and Emory University School of Medicine.  She has contributed to the Clinical Competence Committee for resident physicians at Morehouse and is currently a member of the Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Minority subcommittee at Emory.  In 2016, she was recognized by her peers within the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and awarded fellow status—an honor indicative of her dedication to the work of the APA and of her allegiance to the profession of Psychiatry.  Her career interests are in community mental health, eliminating health disparities, and veterans’ mental health.