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Kate Walsh

Kate
Walsh

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY, FERKAUF GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY

Dr. Kate Walsh is an Assistant Professor of Psychology (tenure-track) in the Clinical Psychology Program of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. She received her B.A. from Boston University and her PhD from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She completed her internship at the National Crime Victims Center, Medical University of South Carolina and a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Epidemiology at Columbia University. Dr. Walsh joined the faculty in Fall 2014 and has taught courses in Cognitive Assessment and Violence, Emotion Regulation, and Substance Abuse. Her research focuses on trauma exposure, particularly sexual assault, and mental health outcomes including posttraumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders, and emotion dysregulation.

She has a particular focus on mechanisms including emotion dysregulation and neuroendocrine reactivity that explain why some individuals exposed to GBV go on to develop a host of negative sequelae while others do not. She has received funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to identify biopsychosocial pathways to developing substance use and risky sexual behaviors. She was also recently invited to submit a funding proposal to the Department of Defense to develop an intervention to prevent sexual harassment and assault in the military, and she has a number of ongoing projects focused on sexual assault in other settings (college, prison, adolescents).

Dr. Walsh is currently the recipient of a NIDA Loan Repayment Program grant, and she also recently received two competitive NIDA travel awards to present research at national meetings of the American Psychological Association and the College of Problems on Drug Dependence.

kate.walsh@einstein.yu.edu
646-592-4509

Resnick campus - Rousso Building
Room#143

Resnick campus - Van Etten Building
Room#5C35

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Fall 2018
Advanced Research Seminar
PSC 6539

 

Cognitive Assessment w/ Pract
PSC 6441

 

Research Project I
PSC 6915

 

Research Project II
PSC 6916

 

Trauma, Resil, Violence, Emtn
PSC 6548

 

Spring 2018
Advanced Research Seminar
PSC 6539

 

Research Project I
PSC 6915

 

Research Project II
PSC 6916

 

Trauma, Resil, Viol, Emtn II
PSC 6549

 

Fall 2017
Advanced Research Seminar
PSC 6539

 

Research Project I
PSC 6915

 

Research Project II
PSC 6916

 

Trauma, Resil, Violence, Emtn
PSC 6548

 

Spring 2017
Advanced Research Seminar
PSC 6539

 

Research Project I
PSC 6915

 

Research Project II
PSC 6916

 

Substance Use Disorders
PSC 6484

 

Trauma, Resil, Viol, Emtn II
PSC 6549