Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Psychiatry and Human Behavior


Dr. Kim is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is the Program Manager of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) program and Staff Psychologist with the Pediatric Mood, Imaging and Neurodevelopment (PediMIND) program at Bradley Hospital. Dr. Kim received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island and doctorate from the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas. She completed both her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship (specializing in the assessment and treatment of childhood anxiety) at Children’s National Medical Center. The primary goal of Dr. Kim’s research is to promote resilience – that is, positive mental health outcomes for children and adolescents experiencing a range of life stressors.Specifically, she is focused on identifying multi-level factors -- biological, behavioral, and environmental -- associated with psychiatric diagnoses so as to improve diagnostic and treatment services available to children and their families. 

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