Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Pediatrics


Dr. McQuaid obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology (honors) from Yale University, and her PhD in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver.   After her internship at the Children's National Medical Center, Dr. McQuaid completed a postdoctoral fellowship in child mental health research at Brown.  

Dr. McQuaid is a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Pediatrics, and conducts her research and clinical activities at Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital in the area of pediatric disease management and adherence to medical regimens.  

Dr. McQuaid is currently the Director of the Clinical Psychology Training Consortium at Brown, and is responsible for the oversight of Clinical Psychology training (internship and fellowship Programs) at Brown.   She is also the Director of Child Psychology at Hasbro Children's Hospital/RI Hospital. 

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