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Rakin Hoq MD

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  • Assistant Professor
  • College of Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Dr. Rakin Hoq is a child and adolescent psychiatrist specializing in psychiatric consultation for children and families.  His work includes providing mental health assessment and treatment recommendations for children having emergency mental health crises and for children having acute mental health needs while receiving pediatric specialty care in the Shawn Jenkins Children's hospital.  Dr. Hoq also has a professional focus in academics serving as teaching faculty for medical students and physicians in training, and doing academic research.  His research focus includes medical education in psychiatry, and mental health disparities and stigma affecting ethnic minority communities. He has given talks at several national conferences and published multiple academic papers in the field of psychiatry. Dr. Hoq has also received awards for excellence in humanism and leadership in the field of psychiatry.