Nicole Nugent, PhD joined the faculty at the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center in 2009. Licensed in clinical psychology, she is also an assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and presently has a visiting scientist academic appointment at the department of society, human development, and health at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Nugent earned her undergraduate degree at Wittenberg University, her master’s degree at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and her doctoral degree at Kent State University. She completed her clinical internship at the Medical University of South Carolina Charleston Consortium and completed a T32 postdoctoral fellowship through The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University department of psychiatry and human behavior clinical psychology training consortium.
Nicole Nugent’s research interests focus on the interplay of neurobiological and environmental influences on child and adolescent responses to traumatic and chronic stress. More specifically, her research has spanned child and adolescent responses to traumatic and chronic stressors including pediatric injury, family violence, sexual abuse, disaster, and HIV diagnosis.