Lisa Augustine
Postdoctoral Associate NRSA
Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Lisa Augustine is a medical doctor certified in mental health rehabilitation from Johannesburg, South Africa. She works with current and aspiring medical students, young adults with mental health conditions, their families, first-generation college students, and in psychiatric rehabilitation research.

She graduated with a medical degree from WITS University in 2014 and discovered her passion for mental health in 2018 after completing my internship and internal medicine community service years. She worked as a psychiatry registrar at Sterkfontein Hospital, South Africa from 2018-2020, gaining experience in acute, general, forensic, and community adult psychiatry. She chose to further her studies in mental health recovery and psychosocial determinants in the United States and graduated from the University of Maine in May '22.

She currently work as a research fellow at the Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation investigating medical student depression and suicide and on other rehabilitation projects. She previously served as an instructor and coach in the NITEO and Flourishing Families programs, supporting the development of wellness tools, academic skills, resilience, and work-readiness for young adults living with mental health conditions and providing comprehensive support, skill-building, and practice for their parents, guardians, and caregivers.

She volunteer with a group of high school and undergraduate women interested in pursuing medicine as a career. I work with the middle school program at the Waltham Boys & Girls Club, supporting students with their research. She is also an advocate for first-generation college students, previously serving as the Newbury Center's Fuel Up Friday coach and continuing to co-facilitate workshops at the center's annual First-Gen Graduate Student Symposium.

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635 Commonwealth Ave
Boston MA 02215
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