Melissa Hagan, PhD

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN FRANCISCO

Dr. Melissa Hagan  is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology in the College of Science & Engineering at San Francisco State University and an Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Psychiatry Department at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Hagan earned an MPH in Epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Arizona State University. She completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco Child Trauma Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry. Her research focuses on the biological embedding of early adversity, parent-child relationships, and family-based interventions for children exposed to stressful life events.