Tiarney Ritchwood, Ph.D. (2013-2015)
Tiarney Ritchwood is a graduate of the Child Clinical Psychology Doctoral program at the University of Alabama and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Her fellowship emphasized clinical and research training focused on meeting the needs of under-served populations by means of community and medical center partnerships. Ritchwood is interested in adolescent health disparities and in the examination of psychosocial factors that impact health behaviors and outcomes such as adolescent sexual behavior and sexually transmitted infections, exploring structural as well as individual factors. As a CHER post-doctoral fellow, she used community-based participatory research (CBPR) to develop research in rural and under-served settings.
Dr. Ritchwood is currently in the Department of Community & Family Medicine in the Duke University School of Medicine.