NYU Child Study Center Staff Directory
L. Oriana Linares, Ph.D.
L. Oriana Linares, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the NYU
School of Medicine and Director of the Foster Care & Mental Health
Research Program at the Institute for Trauma and Stress of the NYU Child
Study Center. Her major research interests include effective psychosocial
interventions for young children in foster care, developmental psychopathology
among maltreated children and coparenting in foster care.
Dr. Linares received her B.A. degree in Psychology from the University
of Kansas and her M.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri.
She received her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Yeshiva University.
Prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Dr. Linares was Assistant Professor
of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine. She also
served as Director of the Child Psychology Clinic at the Harvard Street
Neighborhood Health Center at Boston Medical Center.
Dr. Linares serves in several NIH review panels, is a Board Member
of the New York Alliance Against Sexual Assault, and of the Institutional
Board of Research Associates at NYU School of Medicine.