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Daryn David, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center; Associate Director for Leadership Development, Office of Academic & Professional Development (OAPD) and Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (ODEI)

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Daryn David, PhD



Daryn H. David, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist, educator, and leadership development coach. At the Yale School of Medicine, Daryn is an Assistant Professor at the Child Study Center and serves as Associate Director for Leadership Development in the Offices of Academic & Professional Development (OAPD) and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (ODEI).

Through dynamic pedagogy, leadership development coaching, and innovative programming, Daryn leverages her expertise to help academics and health care providers actualize their fullest professional potential. She also promotes the broader educational mission of Yale University by coaching high-impact leaders through the Yale Greenberg World Fellowship.

In addition to her work in academia, Daryn maintains a small psychotherapy and coaching practice devoted to supporting women professionals.

Daryn holds a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) degree in Social Studies from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in psychology from Yale University, where she also completed her predoctoral clinical internship and postdoctoral training.

In addition, Daryn completed an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, the Playing Big Facilitators Training with Tara Mohr, and the Blue Mesa Transformational Coaching Program.

Education & Training

  • Science and Technology Policy Fellow
    National Institutes of Health, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (2014)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University, School of Medicine (2012)
  • PhD
    Yale University (2009)
  • MPhil
    Yale University (2005)
  • AB
    Harvard University, Social Studies (1999)

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