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Ka Ho Brian Chor, PhD

Research Assistant Professor; The Center for Mental Health Implementation and Dissemination Science in States (IDEAS)
Ka Ho Brian Chor, PhD

Ka Ho Brian Chor, PhD, is a research assistant professor at the Center for Mental Health Implementation and Dissemination Science in States for Children, Adolescents, and Families (IDEAS) and at the Child Study Center. His research interests include mental health policy and services research, child welfare research, statistical analysis, cleaning, and programming of large-scale administrative datasets, designs and methods for longitudinal, multi-level outcomes, supervision, and mentoring.

Dr. Chor received his BS in clinical psychology and a minor in mathematics from Tufts University and his MS and PhD in clinical psychology from Northwestern University. He completed an APA-accredited psychology internship at Manhattan Psychiatric Center, specializing in inpatient treatments and services for the severely mentally ill.

Prior to joining the CSC and during his doctoral training at Northwestern University, Dr. Chor served as research analyst for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (IDCFS) and for the Mental Health Services and Policy Program (MHSPP), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University.

Dr. Chor is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and AcademyHealth: Advancing Research, Policy, and Practice. He has served as guest lecturer for PhD-level courses on research methods and personality assessment at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Dr. Chor is also the recipient of the 2011 George Yacorzynski Award for Dissertation Excellence from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Dr. Chor is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the National Scholar Honor Society.