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Carissa Balderas, PhD

Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Email: carissa.noemi.balderas@emory.edu

Biography

Dr. Carissa Balderas received her PhD from the University of Georgia, completed her internship at Emory University, and completed her postdoctoral fellowship with a focus in health psychology at the Atlanta VA Healthcare System. She joined the staff as a psychologist in the Atlanta VA Sleep Medicine Clinic in 2018. Dr. Balderas’ research and clinical interest include the management of co-morbid mental health disorders and chronic health conditions and addressing health disparities.