Anne Fernandez, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. Her areas of expertise include substance use and health psychology. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from University of Rhode Island with a focus in health psychology. She completed her clinical psychology residency in Behavioral Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital and her post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University.
Dr. Fernandez’s current research focuses on surgical optimization for patients with alcohol use disorders. The goal of this work is to improve surgical outcomes through early pre-operative intervention that addresses addiction and other behavioral health risk factors.