Nadine J. Kaslow

Nadine J. Kaslow

Psychologist, Past president of American Psychological Association (APA), Professor at Emory University

Nadine J. Kaslow, Ph.D., ABPP is a Professor, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and Director of the Atlanta Trauma Alliance, Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Chief Psychologist, Grady Health System; and Director of Postdoctoral Residency Training, Emory University School of Medicine. In 2012, she received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Pepperdine University. The 2014 President of the American Psychological Association (APA), Dr. Kaslow is Past President/Chair of APA’s Divisions of Clinical Psychology (12), Psychologists in Public Service (18), Family Psychology (43), and Psychotherapy (29); the American Board of Clinical Psychology and the American Board of Professional Psychology; and the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). The former Editor of the Journal of Family Psychology, Dr. Kaslow 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 has received numerous awards including: APA’s Distinguished Contributions for Education and Training Award, an APA Presidential Citation for assisting displaced interns and postdoctoral fellows in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, APPIC’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Training, a Heiser Award for legislative advocacy, Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for inspiring her junior colleagues to develop effective programs in the community, Grady Health Foundation’s Inspiring Mentor Award, Emory University’s Thomas Jefferson Award, Distinguished Member of Psi Chi, Georgia Women’s Legislative Caucus Nikki J. Randall Servant Leadership Award, Emory University School of Medicine Lifetime Service and Leadership Award, Emory’s Women of Excellence Award for Distinguished Leadership, and Emory@Grady Career Impact Award. The recipient of multiple federal and foundation grants, she has published over 350 articles and six books. A frequent media guest and a member of Rosalynn Carter’s Mental Health Advisory Board, she is a nationally recognized expert in intergenerational trauma in Black families, suicide and family violence, global mental health, psychology education and training, and clinical supervision, and leadership development. A former professional ballet dancer and the psychologist for the Atlanta Ballet, Dr. Kaslow is passionate about integrating psychology and the arts in the service of individual and community level healing.

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