Erum Nadeem, PhD, is an assistant professor at the NYU Child Study Center and an investigator in the IDEAS Center. She is a clinical psychologist who studies the quality of mental health care, ethnic disparities, access to care, and the implementation of evidence based treatments in schools and community settings. Dr. Nadeem has a career development award from the National Institute of Mental Health utilizing a community-partnered research approach to improve evidence-based trauma care in schools.
Dr. Nadeem earned her BA at the University of Virginia and her PhD in clinical psychology, with a minor in developmental psychology, at the University of California, Los Angeles. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the UCLA Center for Health Services Research as part of the UCLA School of Public Health-RAND health services research training program.
Prior to joining the faculty at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Nadeem was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University and a Research Scientist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Dr. Nadeem is a member of professional organizations including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and Academy Health. Her work has been published in Journal of American Academic of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, School Mental Health, and School Psychology Review. She provides training and consultation in evidence-based practices to community practitioners in New York State and across the country in evidence-based treatments. She is an expert in the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS).