Rachel Lawton, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor


Academic and clinical interest in the psychological, developmental, and physical intersections of pediatric chronic illness and childhood trauma among at-risk youth. More specifically, I'm interested in the development, dissemination, and integration of child mental health assessment and intervention into pediatric healthcare settings, including both pediatric primary care and tertiary subspecialty settings.

Education & Training

PhD Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Clinical Psychology (2016)
MSc Universiteit van Amsterdam/University of Amsterdam, Medical Anthropology and Sociology (2011)
BS Cornell University, Psychology (2008)
Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow Yale Child Study Center
Predoctoral Psychology Fellow Yale Child Study Center

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Rachel Lawton, PhD