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Carissa Balderas, PhD

Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



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.