Dr. Laura Whiteley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and the Associate Director of the Brown General Psychiatry Residency. Her research expertise and funding focuses on the utilization of mobile technology to improve and enhance behavioral interventions and treatment adherence. She has received funding from the NIMH, NICHD, and the Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research (CFAR).
Laura obtained her undergraduate degree, Magna Cum Laude, and with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. She then completed a residency in adult psychiatry and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Brown University. After her residency training, she completed a National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) T32 research fellowship. Laura is a dedicated mentor to residents and medical students and has received both the Brown Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior Research Mentorship Award, the Outstanding Clinician Award, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Research Mentorship Award.