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Angela Haeny, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

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Angela Haeny, PhD



Dr. Angela M. Haeny is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with specialty in substance use disorders. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Addiction Studies from the University of Minnesota, received her doctorate from the University of Missouri, completed her internship in Clinical and Community Psychology at Yale School of Medicine, and completed a NIDA T32 postdoctoral fellowship through the Division of Prevention and Community Research at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Haeny is committed to eliminating racial disparities and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, which cuts across all aspects of her work. Broadly, her research addresses racial disparities in substance use disorder treatment. She has developed and leads groups focused on healing from race-related stress and trauma. Dr. Haeny has taught courses on ethnic and cultural diversity in psychology, led workshops on engaging in productive difficult dialogues, and led seminars on assessing race-related stress and trauma. She also serves on diversity committees in the Department of Psychiatry and as part of the Research Society on Alcoholism and Connecticut Psychological Association professional organizations.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Missouri, Clinical Psychology (2018)
  • MA
    University of Missouri, Clinical Psychology (2011)
  • AB
    University of Minnesota, Psychology (2010)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Distinguished Contribution to Diversity in PsychologyConnecticut Psychological Association2022
Scholar AwardYale Center for Clinical Investigations2020
Loan Repayment ProgramNational Institute on Drug Abuse2019
Junior Investigator AwardResearch Society on Alcoholism2019
Distinguished Dissertation AwardUniversity of Missouri2019
Enoch Gordis Research Recognition Award FinalistResearch Society on Alcoholism2018
Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity (LEAD) ScholarUniversity of California San Francisco2018
Graduate Student Excellence AwardUniversity of Missouri Department of Psychological Sciences2017
Mark H. Thelen Outstanding Clinical Graduate Student AwardUniversity of Missouri Department of Psychological Sciences2016
Minority Fellowship Program, Psychology Summer Institute FellowAmerican Psychological Association2016
F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service AwardNIAAA2015
Graduate Student Ethics Writing PrizeAmerican Psychological Association2013
George Washington Carver FellowshipUniversity of Missouri2010

Professional Service

Psychology Section Diversity Committee, Yale School of MedicineCommittee Member2020 - Present
Research Society on Alcoholism Education CommitteeCommittee Member2020 - Present
Connecticut Psychological Association Leadership AcademyCo-Chair2020 - Present
Connecticut Psychological Association Diversity CommitteeCommittee Member2020 - Present
Department of Psychiatry Diversity Committee, Yale School MedicineCommittee Member2018 - Present
Research Society on Alcoholism Diversity CommitteeCommittee Member2015 - Present

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