PhD, Clinical Psychology, Duke University
Cohort Five Fellow
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Duke University
Executive Director, NC Child
Current Institutional Affiliation
Harvard School of Public Health & Mass General Hospital: Postdoctoral Fellow
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Karmel Choi is a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Choi received her PhD from Duke University in Clinical Psychology where her research focused on how trauma affects the health and mental health of mothers and children, particularly during the perinatal period. Currently, Dr. Choi studies the interplay of genetic and environmental factors that influence trauma and resilience across the life course, leveraging methods from psychology, statistical genetics, and developmental epidemiology. Her clinical work focuses on treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and stress-related health conditions, particularly among women. Dr. Choi completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Duke University and her predoctoral clinical internship in Behavioral Medicine at MGH.