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UC Davis professor strives to close gaps in mental health care
Sacramento Bee

Ever since he read Sigmund Freud while a curious youth attending a Jesuit institute of sciences in Guadalajara, Mexico, Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola has been fascinated by the inner workings of the mind. Combine that fascination with an affinity for people – his mother’s kitchen was like a bustling open house, often filled with town characters — and you have the makings of a man who’s considered a pioneering mental health professional.