Joan K. Monin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Physician Biography

Joan Monin is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Social and Behavioral Sciences program at the Yale School of Public Health. She received her B.A. in Psychology from University of Rochester and her Ph.D. in Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research focuses on addressing the mental and physical health needs of older adults. Specifically, she examines the emotional processes affecting the health in aging caregivers and the ways in which exposure to loved ones’ suffering can influence health. Dr. Monin has authored over 20 publications, has presented at International conferences, and serves on several peer review groups and journals. At Yale, Professor Monin works in an interdisciplinary capacity. As a Junior Faculty Development Scholar, she was selected to take a junior faculty leadership role at the interdepartmental Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Interdisciplinary Center (OAIC). She also works in collaboration with the Psychology department, and as part of the Yale School of Public Health faculty, she teaches and advises several thesis students each year.

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