Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Research Associate in Behavioral and Social Sciences


Alyssa Norris, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown, as well as a Research Scientist at the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine and a psychologist in the Integrated Behavioral Health program in Women’s Primary Care at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative at The Miriam Hospital. Dr. Norris earned her doctor of philosophy degree in clinical psychology from Washington State University. She completed her clinical psychology internship at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and post-doctoral fellowship in child/adolescent biobehavioral HIV research at The Alpert Medical School. Her research interests include substance use,  sexual risk behavior, and the impact of sexual violence on the women's health. She also works to understand and support the well-being of individuals of diverse gender and sexual identities, particularly sexual minority women. 

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