Daryn Heather David, PhD

Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry; Core Faculty Member, National Clinician Scholars Program


Daryn David, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist, Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry, and Core Faculty Member of the National Clinician Scholars Program at Yale University. Her primary focus as an organizational and program development consultant is on designing and implementing individual and team coaching programs and management development workshops to enhance personnel effectiveness and leadership skills. She also provides strategic planning and research and program development services to a range of businesses, non-profit entities, and various federal agencies.

Dr. David gained national science policy experience during an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship in the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

She currently teaches the first-year Interpersonal Relationships and Leadership in the Workplace seminar within the National Clinician Scholars Program. Her other university-based efforts focus on strategic planning and development for programs including the International Recovery and Citizenship Council (IRCC) and, previously, the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum, an innovative educational program that helps children develop social-emotional skills like empathy through engagement with shelter animals.

Dr. David holds a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) degree in Social Studies from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University.

Education & Training

PhD Yale University (2009)
MPhil Yale University (2005)
AB Harvard University, Social Studies (1999)
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale University, School of Medicine

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