Speaker

Alyssa Tran, DO

Dr. Alyssa Tran is a forensic psychiatrist who is passionate about first responder mental health, forensic psychiatry, obsessive compulsive disorder, integrated care, psychotherapy, and trauma. She is a faculty member at the University of Colorado, Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Tran received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver in 2012. She subsequently received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) from the Rocky Vista College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado in 2016. Dr. Tran completed psychiatric residency in 2020 and a forensic psychiatry fellowship at the University of Colorado in 2021.

Dr. Tran dedicated part of her residency training to gaining the cultural competence, experience, and knowledge required to work with first responders. Dr. Tran started a private practice during residency to help address the need for culturally competent psychiatric medication providers in Colorado. She continues to work closely as a consultant to police psychology groups in Colorado, including Nicoletti-Flater Associates. She has continued to provide psychiatric treatment to first responders through the S.T.A.R.T. Center at the University of Colorado.

Dr. Tran completes court ordered forensic evaluations through the State of Colorado Office of Civil and Forensic Mental Health, works with the Mesa County Competency Enhancement Program, works with the Fire & Police Pension Association as an independent evaluator, is a consultant to the West Metro Fire Peer Support team, is a member of the CARE team, works in the obsessive compulsive disorder specialty clinic, and works on the integrated care telepsychiatry team at the University of Colorado.