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Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Chief Psychologist and Director of the Grady Nia Project
Grady Health System

Atlanta Trauma Alliance

Director of Postdoctoral Residency Training in Health Service Psychology
School of Medicine

Phone: 404-616-4757

Fax: 404-616-2898



Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP is a Professor with tenure and Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Chief Psychologist and Director of the Grady Nia Project, Grady Health System; Director of the Atlanta Trauma Alliance; and Director of the Postdoctoral Residency Program in Health Service Psychology, Emory University School of Medicine. In 2012, she received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Pepperdine University. She was a Primary Care Public Policy Fellow through the United States Public Health Service, a fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program, and a Fellow of the Woodruff Leadership Academy. She was the 2014 President of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Editor of the Journal of Family Psychology (2010-2015). Dr. Kaslow is Past President of APA’s Divisions of Clinical Psychology (12), Family Psychology (43), and Psychotherapy (29), as well as the American Board of Clinical Psychology and the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is the President of APA’s Division of Psychologists in Public Service (18). She received the 2004 Distinguished Contributions for Education and Training Award from the APA. In 2006, she received a Presidential Citation from the APA, for her efforts to assist displaced interns and postdoctoral fellows in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She is the Former Chair and Board Member Emeritus of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and in 2007 received APPIC’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Training. In 2011, she gave the Dr. Rosalee Weiss Lecture, an honor from the American Psychological Foundation. In 2013, she received Emory University’s highest honor, the Thomas Jefferson Award for service to the community. Also in 2013, she was honored at the Grady Gala with the Inspiring Mentor Award. In 2018, she became a Distinguished Lifetime Member of Psi Chi – the national psychology honor society. In 2020, she received the Emory School of Medicine Lifetime Leadership and Service Award for exemplifying “the attributes of the ideal awardee given her commitment to service, mentorship, and leadership at Emory and elsewhere during her 30 years as a faculty member. The recipient of multiple federal and foundation grants, she has published over 320 articles.  Her primary areas of research focus include the culturally-informed assessment and treatment of family violence (intimate partner violence, child maltreatment) and suicide in youth and adults, post-traumatic stress disorder and its treatment, couples and family therapy, women’s mental health, integrated healthcare and a competency-based approach to psychology education and supervision. A member of Rosalynn Carter’s Mental Health Advisory Board, Dr. Kaslow is the psychologist for the Atlanta Ballet and a frequent media guest.