Dr. Claborn is a research scientist and licensed clinical psychologist. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at The University of Texas Dell Medical School in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Claborn received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 2013 from Oklahoma State University and completed her internship at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University’s Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies where she crossed-trained in HIV and addictive behaviors at the Alcohol Research Center on HIV.
She is currently the Principal Investigator of several NIDA-funded studies. Her research interests focus on understanding the syndemics of HIV disease and addiction. Specifically, Dr. Claborn's research seeks to improve clinical outcomes of high-risk patients through improving care coordination and communication at the systems-level, and promoting health behavior change at the patient-level.