Journal of Mental Health Disorders (ISSN : 2770-761X)
Scientific Archives

Eugene K. Emory

Department of Psychology

Emory University

USA

Academic Editor

Biography

Dr. Eugene K. Emory is currently working as Professor in the Department of Psychology, Emory University, USA. He received his Ph.D. in 1978 from University of Florida. He is also the Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology, Emory University. He is a Board Member of Behavioral, Cognitive and Sensory Sciences, National Academy of Sciences since 1998. He is also part of Board of Directors: Family and Community Alliance (formerly Women’s Christian Alliance) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania since 2000. Dr. Emory's primary research interest includes Prenatal brain, behavior, and cognition, Perinatal stress and HPA activation, maternal psychopathology (schizophrenia and depression) and fetal development, Fetal Brain Imaging and neuro-cognitive development. He is also interested in Maternal psychopathology in expectant women, depression in welfare mothers, and effects of out-of-home and foster care on child psychological development. He is currently working on Relationship of prenatal teratogens (caffeine, nicotine, psychotropic medication) on fetal neurobehavioral profiles. Computer based models for categorizing and analyzing fetal neurobehavioral profiles, fetal learning and memory.

Research Interest

Prenatal brain, behavior, and cognition, Perinatal stress and HPA activation, maternal psychopathology (schizophrenia and depression) and fetal development, Fetal Brain Imaging and neuro-cognitive development