Kamilah M. Woodson, Ph.D.

Kamilah M. Woodson, Ph.D.

Emerita

Dr. Kamilah M. Woodson is the Director of Training, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist,
and an Associate Professor in the Howard University School of Education, Department of
Human Development and Psycho-educational Studies, Counseling Psychology Ph.D.
Program. Dr. Woodson is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the
Howard University College of Medicine/Howard University Hospital. In addition to her
dual appointment at Howard University, Dr. Woodson is an adjunct professor at the Chicago
School of Professional Psychology, DC, serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of
Negro Education as the Book Review Editor and is the program evaluator on a number of
NSF-Sponsored research projects. She was previously the Director of the Howard University
Office of Nursing Research, Division of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, Nursing & Allied
Health Sciences and the Director of the NSF sponsored (AGEP) Alliance for Graduate
Education and the Professoriate Program at Howard University.

Dr. Woodson conducts research as a MHSAC Research Fellow at the Morehouse School of
Medicine, Atlanta GA and works with the Howard University College of Medicine,
Department of Psychiatry as a Research Associate, Professor, and Clinician. Her research is
in the area of health disparities, including the factors that impact health-related risk behaviors
(HIV/AIDS & Substance Abuse) among people of color, including incarcerated populations,
as well as the impact of human trafficking on girls of color. Dr. Woodson also conducts
research on the impact of colorism on Africans throughout the Diaspora and will further this
research as result of being a recent Fulbright-Hayes Fellow (Brazil, South America). Dr.
Woodson is a graduate of the California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles,
where she received the Ph.D. & MA. Degrees in Clinical Psychology, and earned her
Baccalaureate Degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

As a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Woodson has several years of experience in working
with individuals, couples, families and groups. Her clinical interests include, but are not
limited to, sexual victimization, sexual orientation issues, interpersonal relationships, trauma
and depression.