Kathleen Crum, PhD, specializes in Clinical Science in Child and Adolescent Psychology. She is the Director of the Lifespan Resliency After Family Trauma (LifeRAFT) Program. The mission of the LifeRAFT Program is to research how stress can have an impact across generations by influencing brain development, behavior and caregiver-child relationships. Dr. Crum also directs the Traumatic Stress & Resilience Program, a trauma-focused specialty clinic at Riley Pediatric Care Center.
Dr. Crum's training has centered on clinical science in psychology and neuroimaging. She completed her undergraduate and graduate training at Florida International University, where she earned a BA in Psychology and a doctoral degree in Clinical Science in Child & Adolescent Psychology. She engaged in intensive neuroimaging training as a postdoctoral scholar with Boys Town National Research Hospital and completed her doctoral internship and a NIMH T32 postdoctoral fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center.
After serving as a Research Assistant Professor at Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Crum accepted a position as an Assistant Professor at IU School of Medicine.
Outside of work, she enjoys being outdoors and playing the banjo and ukulele.
Read more about Dr. Crum's work at her Crum Lab page.