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Karestan C. Koenen

Psych-Neuro Cluster Leader, Epidemiology
Editor-in-Chief, the2x2project.org, Epidemiology
Associate Professor of Epidemiology


Biography:
Areas of Expertise
Education & Training:

    PhD, 1999, Boston University

    MA, 1994, Columbia University

    BA, 1990, Wellesley College

Affiliation(s):

University Affiliations:

  • Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy  Faculty Fellow
  • Columbia Health and Society Scholars Program  Affiliate Faculty

Additional Affiliations:

Honors and Awards:
  • Chaim Danieli Young Professional Award for Excellence in Service/Research in Traumatic Stress, ISTSS, 2005
  • Robins-Guze Young Investigator Award, APPA, 2005
  • Outstanding Post-doctoral Research Mentor Award, HSPH, 2010
  • Woman of the Week, Women in the World Foundation, November 23, 2011
  • Selected Editorial Boards

    • Depression and Anxiety
    • International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research
Selected
Global
Activities:
    Cross-National Epidemiology of Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Project URL: http://www.hcp.med.harvard.edu/wmh/

    This project aims to document the cross-national epidemiology of trauma exposure and post-traumatic stress disorder among countries that are part of the World Mental Health Survey Initiative.


    Documenting Sexualized Violence in Syria Project URL: http://https://womenundersiegesyria.crowdmap.com/

    This project using Ushahidi crowd-sourcing technology to map sexualized violence in Syria.
    Countries: Syria

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Contact Information

Office/Address:

720 G

New York, NY 10032

USA

Phone:

212-305-7482

Fax:

646-317-0013

E-mail:

kck5@columbia.edu