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Kristie Harris, PhD


Contact Information

Kristie Harris, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Cardiovascular Medicine

    789 Howard Avenue

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States



Dr. Harris is a clinical psychologist specializing in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine. She is a patient-oriented researcher whose work is focused on understanding the contribution of psychiatric disorders, stress, and the lived environment to the onset and progression of cardiovascular disease, and developing brief, feasible interventions to improve quality of life and outcomes. She is also a member of the Yale Vascular Medicine Outcomes (VAMOS) research group where she studies shared decision making, risk prediction models, and the mental health burden associated with various vascular disease presentations.

Education & Training

  • Predoctoral Internship
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2018)
  • PhD
    The Ohio State University
  • MS
    Loyola University Maryland
  • BS
    Virginia Tech University

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Early Career Investigator Travel AwardAmerican Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research2021
APS Scholar AwardAmerican Psychosomatic Society2019
Young Author Achievement AwardJournal of the American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure2018
Graduate Student Research AwardSociety for Health Psychology (Div. 38), American Psychological Association2017

Professional Service

Psychology & HealthReviewer2019 - Present

Departments & Organizations