Joan K Monin, PhD

Associate Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)

Departments & Organizations

Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research

School of Public Health: Monin Lab | Social & Behavioral Sciences

Office of Cooperative Research


Joan Monin is an Associate 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.

Education & Training

PhD Carnegie Mellon Univ (2007)
MS Carnegie Mellon Univ (2005)

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Joan K Monin, PhD
Office Location
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health (LEPH)
60 College Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Curriculum Vitae

Social Gerontology and Health Lab