Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior
Dr. Richard Camino is associate professor of Psychiatry and Health Behavior and training director of the general psychiatric residency program at the Medical College of Georgia. He served as clerkship director and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Mercer University. He holds board certification in general psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry. Additionally, Dr. Camino obtained a Masters in Arts in Theology from the University of Notre Dame.
His interests have been in education, cultural psychiatry, religion and spirituality in clinical practice, ADHD in children and adults (where he has done research), and addiction disorders.He has been active in the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, especially with their Religion and Spirituality Committee, where he is co-chair of the committee. Dr. Camino practiced for 17 years in Puerto Rico and was recognized by his peers for 10 consecutive years to the “Doctor Choice Awards” given annually by a Buena Vida Health magazine. As an educator, he has given presentations at national and regional meetings in the U.S., and international meetings in Buenos Aires, Medellin, Havana, Caracas, and Santo Domingo.