Joan Kaufman, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and in the Child Study Center; Co-Director, Zigler Center Child Welfare Unit

Departments & Organizations

Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training

Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program

Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy

NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center | VA National Center for PTSD


Joan Kaufman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, and Director of the Child and Adolescent Research and Education (C.A.R.E.) Program within the Department. The C.A.R.E. Program is dedicated to work with maltreated children and their families. The research foci of the C.A.R.E. program are broad and span from neurobiology to social policy.

Education & Training

PhD Yale University (1990)
BA Tufts University (1981)

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Joan Kaufman, PhD
Mailing Address
Department of PsychiatryCongress Place
301 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06519