UA-63899747-1 Nzinga Harrison, MD – Media, Public Speaking and Healthcare Consulting



A well-respected physician and educator Dr. Harrison is the Chief Medical Officer for Anka Behavioral Health Inc. and a member of the Clinical Adjunct Faculty in the Nursing School at Emory University and Morehouse School of Medicine. Approachable and energetic, she has been known to explain medical concepts with an ease and humor that results in her audiences developing understanding of difficult material while having a good time doing it! She has written and presented several articles and workshops on the medical aspects of addiction and other psychiatric disorders. She is available for media appearances, supervision and medical consultation and to answer any questions you may have about addictive or other psychiatric disorders.



• Was named YMCA Volunteer of the Year in 2008.
• Conducted biomedical research at Azabu University in Sagamihara, Japan.
• Is fluent in Spanish, and lived with a family in Venezuela after completing medical school.
• Winner of Patient’s Choice Award for online reviews of physicians.


• Howard University (BS 1998)
• University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (MD, 2002)

June 8, 2018

Suicide Prevention: What You Can Do

May 16, 2018

My Adolescent is Awesome and So is Yours – We Must Keep Reminding Ourselves

November 30, 2017

Ask Dr. Harrison: “What are your thoughts on medication for people diagnosed with a major depressive disorder?”

The Question: Hey!!! What are your thoughts on medication for people diagnosed with a major depressive disorder? Quick backstory: I have a friend that suddenly lost […]