Clinical Researcher, Harvard/MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities
Pediatric Psychologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Katia Canenguez is a clinical researcher at the Harvard/MGH Center on Genomics, Vulnerable Populations, and Health Disparities and a Pediatric Psychologist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital/MassGeneral for Children. She is also an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Her clinical interests and expertise revolve around the practice of pediatric behavioral medicine. In her clinical work she has been actively involved in providing treatment for patients of diverse backgrounds afflicted with anxiety, depression, trauma, adjustment issues, with comorbid medical conditions such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, and MS. Her research interests are in the areas of behavioral health equity, resilience, spirituality, community mental health, global health, evidence-based interventions to promote well-being, and research for policy change. Dr. Canenguez is interested in the intersection of health, mental health and education with a focus on developing evidence based effective prevention and intervention programs that are culturally sensitive. Dr. Canenguez earned a bachelor's degree in psychology and theology from Boston College, a master's in education from Harvard University, and a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
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