Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)


Sara Vargas, PhD is Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown Medical School and Research Scientist at the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine at the Miriam Hospital. Dr. Vargas earned her doctoral degree from the University of Miami and completed her postdoctoral training at Brown. Since joining the faculty in 2016, she has continued to collaborate with colleagues within her division as well as leading projects funded by the Miriam Hospital Foundation, the Rhode Island Foundation, and the Department of Defense. She is also a co-investigator or collaborator on three studies funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIAID, NHLBI, NIMH).

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