University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Psychiatry

Bio for Valerie Harder, M.H.S., Ph.D.
Valerie Harder, M.H.S., Ph.D.

Valerie Harder, M.H.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Department of Psychiatry
Department of Psychology


Contact Information
E-mail: Valerie.Harder@uvm.edu
Phone:
(802) 656-2652
Office Location:
UVM - VCHIP, St. Joseph 7213, 1 S. Prospect St., Burlington, VT 05401

Education

Post-Doctoral, University of Vermont, Department of Psychiatry Research Center for Children Youth and Families, Burlington, VT (2009)
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Mental Health Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD (2008)
M.H.S., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Biostatistics, Baltimore, MD (2005)
B.S., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; City University, London, England; Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (1999)

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2013-present)
Research & Evaluation  Coordinator, New England Survivors of Torture and Trauma (NESTT) and Connecting Cultures, Burlington, VT (2009-present)
Research Fellow, Africa Mental Health Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya (2008-present)

Awards and Honors

10th Annual Robins/Guze Award in honor of Eli Robins and Samuel Guze, presented to a young investigator in psychiatry, American Psychopathological Association (2010)
Travel Award, American Psychopathological Association, New York (2009)
Morton Kramer Award for demonstrating excellence in the application of biostatistical and epidemiologic methods to the solution of problems in mental health research, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University (2008)
Junior Investigator Women & Gender Travel Award, College on Problems of Drug Dependence (2007)
Delta Omega Honor Society Poster Competition, Third Place Winner (2007)

Travel Award, CALDAR Biostatistics Summer Institute (2006)
NIDA Director's Travel Award, College on Problems of Drug Dependence (2005)
Co-chair Epidemiology oral session, College on Problems of Drug Dependence (2005)

Publications

To see Dr. Harder's publications, please visit Pub Med