Karmel Choi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
PhD Investigator Clinical
Psychiatry, Mass General Research Institute
Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
PhD Duke University 2017
anxiety disorders; depression; disease risk; mood disorders; stress-related health conditions

Karmel Choi, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, where she directs the Precision Prevention Program in the Center for Precision Psychiatry. Her research focuses on stress-related conditions such as depression and PTSD, and uses methods from data science, epidemiology, and genetics to identify actionable strategies for prevention and resilience promotion across the life course.

Dr. Choi obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Duke University and her predoctoral clinical internship in Behavioral Medicine at Mass General. She also completed a postdoctoral T32 training fellowship in psychiatric genetics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Choi’s clinical work focuses on the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders and stress-related health conditions.