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Sara N Edmond, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

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Sara N Edmond, PhD


Dr. Edmond is a clinical health psychologist who joined the Pain Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities and Education (PRIME) Center of Innovation at VA Connecticut Healthcare System as a Research Psychologist in 2016. Her primary interests include enhancing interdisciplinary team-based care for patients with chronic pain, improving the delivery and uptake of evidence-based non-pharmacologic treatments for chronic pain, the intersection of pain and risky substance use (particularly opioid use), and patient-provider communication.

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System (2016)
  • PhD
    Duke University, Clinical Psychology (2015)
  • Internship
    University of Mississippi Medical Center and G.V. Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center (2015)
  • BA
    University of Maryland, College Park, Psychology (2007)