Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Nadine J. Kaslow is professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; chief psychologist, Grady Health System; vice chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; and the program director of Emory Cares 4 U. She was a Primary Care Public Policy Fellow through the United States Public Health Service, a Fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program, and a Fellow of the Woodruff Leadership Academy. She is a member of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Board of Directors, editor of the Journal of Family Psychology, and president of the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Kaslow is past president of APA’s divisions of clinical psychology, family psychology, and psychotherapy, as well as the American Board of Clinical Psychology. She received the 2004 Distinguished Contributions for Education and Training Award from the APA. In 2006, she received a presidential citation from the APA for her efforts to assist displaced interns and postdoctoral fellows in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She is the former chair and board member emeritus of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and in 2007 received APPIC’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Training.
The recipient of multiple grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, she has published more than 240 articles. A member of Rosalynn Carter’s Mental Health Advisory Board, she serves on the board of the Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence. She is a nationally recognized expert in the assessment and treatment of suicide, intimate partner violence and child maltreatment, depression in children and adolescents, and psychology education and training. She directs the Grady Nia Project, a culturally competent intervention program for low-income, African American, abused and suicidal African American women as well as the Healing and Understanding Grieving Suicide Survivors program for African American families who have lost a loved one to suicide. Kaslow is also the psychologist for the Atlanta Ballet and a frequent media guest.