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Kiara L. Moore
Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Mental health disparities and intervention research


Kiara Moore joined NYU Silver as an Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in fall 2017. She received her PhD from Columbia University, her MSW from University of Southern California, and her BA from Pitzer College.

With several years of clinical practice with adolescents and young adults, her primary areas of interest are mental health disparities and intervention research. Her current research focuses on identity development, mental health service utilization, and young people who identify as sexual, gender, and ethnic/racial minorities.

While completing her PhD, Dr. Moore assisted on a number of research studies at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University School of Social Work. She was an adjunct lecturer at both Columbia University School of Social Work and NYU Silver School of Social Work. Prior to pursuing her PhD, Dr. Moore was a psychiatric social worker for Los Angeles County in California.