Gail A. Mattox, M.D.

Gail A. Mattox, M.D., DLFAACAP, DLFAPA 


Medical Education
Location: Morehouse School of Medicine


Meharry Medical College, Hubbard Hospital, Pediatrics

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Residency: General Psychiatry

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL
Degree: Bachelor of Science

Research Interests

  • Health Disparities: Diagnosis and Management of ADHD in Underserved Communities
  • Improving Access to Care: Effective Models of Behavioral Integration/Collaborative Care
  • Strategies to Support the Behavioral Health Needs of HBCU students

Clinical Interests

Community Psychiatry, School Based Psychiatric Services, Trauma Informed Care

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Sub-specialty: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


  • Mattox G, Vinson S, Culturally Competent Approaches: ADHD in African Americans Psychiatric Times, Vol 35 Issue 9, Sept 28, 2018
  • Okafor M, Wrenn G, Ede V, Wilson N, Custer, W, Risby, E, Claeys M, Shelp FE, Attalah, H, Mattox, G, Satcher D. Improving Quality of Emergency Care through Mental Health Integration, Community Mental Health J 2016 April, 52 (3): 332-42 Epub 2015 Dec 28
  • Holden K, McGregor B, Thandi P, Fresh E, Sheats K, Belton A, Mattox G, Satcher  D  Toward Culturally Centered Integrative Care for Addressing Mental Health Disparities among Ethnic Minorities, Psychological Services V 11 No 4 357-368, 2014
  • Mattox G, African American Girls and Obesity, Clinical Psychiatry News Commentary, Vol 40 No:12, p 7, Dec 2012
  • Nemiary D, Shim, R, Mattox, G, Holden K, The Relationship Between Obesity and Depression Among Adolescents, Psychiatric Annals Aug 2012 vol 42 Issue 8: 306-308

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • American College of Psychiatrists
  • Heart of Grady Honoree
  • Distinguished Life Fellow: American Academy Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Distinguished Life Fellow: American Psychiatric Association
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award
  • Dean’s Leadership Award, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Psychiatrist of the Year Award, The Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association (GPPA)
  • Senior Scholar of Distinction Award, National Medical Association