Noshene E. Ranjbar, MD

Associate Professor, (Clinical Scholar Track)
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Training Director, Integrative Psychiatry Program

Dr. Noshene Ranjbar is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Integrative Psychiatry Clinic at Banner - UMC South. She also serves as the Training Director for the Integrative Psychiatry Program. Dr. Ranjbar’s interests include integrative psychiatry, health disparities with a focus on Native American and immigrant mental health, and mind-body medicine. Dr. Ranjbar is involved in advocacy for refugees seeking asylum to the United States. She also serves as faculty at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine where she is involved in building health promotion programs within Native communities. She graduated from the UArizona COM-T Psychiatry residency program in 2012. 

Selected Publications: 
  • MD: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2002
  • BA: University of Virginia, 1998
Honors and Awards
  • Innovation Award for Integrative Medicine in Residency, Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, Tucson, AZ, 2020
  • 1st Place Poster Award, Academy of Medical Education Scholars 5th Annual Medical Education Research Day, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, 2018
  • Learning to Lead selected faculty participant, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2017-2018
  • Child Fellows’ Award for Excellence in Psychiatric Education, University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry, 2017
  • Clinical Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, Academy for Medical Education Scholars, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2017
  • Tucson Public Voices Fellow, The Op-Ed Project, Tucson, AZ, 2017
  • Faculty Travel Award – University of Arizona, 2015
  • Special Project Faculty Initiative Award, University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry, 2014
  • Farley Fund Fellowship Award, Boston Children's Hospital, 2012
  • Senior Resident Award for Best Overall Performance, University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry, 2012
  • University of Arizona Department of Psychiatry, 2009-2012
  • Middlesex Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, Family Medicine, 2003-2004
  • University of Arizona, Integrative Medicine, 2014-2016
  • Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012-2014
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Integrative Medicine, 2017
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - General Psychiatry, 2015



Ranjbar, MD. Noshene E., MD. Matt Erb, MD. Julie Mari Tomkins, MD. Krishna Taneja, and MD. Amelia Villagomez, Implementing a Mind-Body Skills Group in Psychiatric Residency Training, 2021.


Ranjbar, N., M. Erb, O. Mohammad, and F. A. Moreno, "Trauma-Informed Care and Cultural Humility in the Mental Health Care of People From Minoritized Communities.", Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ), vol. 18, issue 1, pp. 8-15, 2020 Jan. PMCID: PMC7011220  PMID: 32047392


Ranjbar, N., K. Alexander, M. Erb, and M. Gleason, "Psychiatric-Legal Partnerships Addressing Family Separation at the Border and the Long-Term Effects of Trauma", American Journal of Family Law, 09/2019.
Ranjbar, N., A. Villagomez, A. J. Brooks, M. Ricker, P. Lebensohn, and V. Maizes, "Assessing Integrative Psychiatry Curriculum Needs.", Glob Adv Health Med, vol. 8, pp. 2164956118821585, 2019. PMCID: PMC6322096  PMID: 30643670
Ranjbar, N., and M. Ricker, "Burn Bright I: Reflections on the Burnout Epidemic (Part One of a Two-Part Series).", Am J Med, vol. 132, issue 3, pp. 272-275, 2019 Mar. PMID: 30550752