Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)


Dr. Barker is a staff psychologist at Rhode Island Hospital in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is a licensed clinical psychologist who earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in 2003. He obtained his Ph.D. in Pediatric Health Psychology from the University of Miami in 2010. He completed his internship and a postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University. His research is focused on the social context of health behaviors in pediatric populations, applied statistical modeling in pediatric psychology, and applying machine learning and causal modeling techniques to evidence synthesis of individual-participant-data from clinical trials.

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