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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.