Position: Associate Professor in Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center and a Senior Research Fellow in Health Policy at Duke University.
Karen O’Donnell, Ph.D., is a child psychologist with a background in child development and Pediatric HIV. Her research interests are in early development risk: drug exposure, HIV infection, and iodine deficiency. She has ongoing research in developmental outcomes of children exposed prenatally to drugs and alcohol.
Education: Ph.D., University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, 1983
Current Projects: Dr. O’Donnell is currently working on a variety of project through the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research (CHPIR). Her current CHPIR projects include: Positive Outcomes for Orphans (POFO), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Child Status Index (CSI), and Malawi Orphans and Vulnerable Children Evaluation (MOVE).
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