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Psychology Fellow, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology


About Me


Anna Hood, PhD, graduated with honors in psychology from California State University San Marcos. She is a former NIGMS MARC scholar and was the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Dean’s Award. Anna completed her graduate work at Washington University in St. Louis and was a recipient of the Chancellor’s Fellowship and a NIH F31 Pre-doctoral Fellowship. She was inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Honor Society in 2016. She completed her clinical psychology internship at Children’s Minnesota. She will begin a 3-year NIH F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2018.

Clinical Interests

Clinical psychology

Research Interests

Research focuses on children with sickle cell disease to 1) promote self-management, patient engagement and medication adherence and 2) to identify interventions and the underlying neural mechanisms to improve cognitive impairments in this vulnerable population

Clinical Divisions

Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology

My Education

PhD: Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO.