Karlen Lyons-Ruth, PhD is a professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, a clinical supervisor for the Cambridge Health Alliance Psychology and Psychiatry training programs and a core faculty member for the first-year Child Psychiatry Seminar for MGH/McLean, Children’s Hospital, and Cambridge Health Alliance fellows.  She was a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Duke University and received her PhD in Developmental Psychology from Harvard University.  Before coming to Harvard Medical School, she completed a clinical internship at McLean Hospital and served as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Child Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

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Financial: Karlene Lyons-Ruth has employment relationships with Harvard University and Cambridge Health Alliance. She receives grants from McLean Hospital and Mental Wellness Foundation. Karlene Lyons-Ruth receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Karlene Lyons-Ruth is a fellow of the American Psychological Association. She is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development, the International Society for Infant Studies, the World Association for Infant Mental Health, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Massachusetts Association for Infant Mental Health. She is an Ad hoc reviewer and editor for several peer review journals, for a complete list contact PESI, Inc.