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Kelly E. Ferreira, PhD

Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Academic Office Location:
Child & Family Studies
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
B.A.Clemson UniversityPsychology, Business Administration
M.A.Pepperdine UniversityClinical Psychology
M.A.Catholic University of AmericaPsychology
Ph.D.Catholic University of AmericaPsychology, Human Development

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Beryl Anderson Conference Travel AwardCatholic University of America
Teaching Fellowship (2016-2018)Catholic University of America
Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA)National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Work-Waiver Scholarship (2014-2018)Catholic University of America
Research Assistant Fellowship (2014-2018)Catholic University of America
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA)Professional/Scientific OrganizationAffiliationExternalNational2016
Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS)Professional/Scientific OrganizationAffiliationExternalNational2016
American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS)Professional/Scientific OrganizationAffiliationExternalNational2015
Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD)Professional/Scientific OrganizationAffiliationExternalNational2014
Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)Professional/Scientific OrganizationAffiliationExternalNational2012
American Psychological Association (APA)Professional/Scientific OrganizationAffiliationExternalNational2011
Psi ChiProfessional/Scientific OrganizationAffiliationExternalNational2011

Journal Articles


Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Meeting the health care needs of persons with disabilitiesTalkConnecticut Public Health Association (CPHA) Conference2023Plantsville, CT
Comparing the effects of state and trait emotion regulation on memoryPosterCatholic University Research Day2018Washington, DC
Relationships between emotion identification, psychological symptoms, and social inference skillPosterCatholic University Research Day2017Washington, DC
The impact of emotion regulation and memory on social inference skillsPosterSociety for Research in Child Development (SRCD)2017Dallas, TX
Effects of mindfulness versus loving-kindness meditation on emotions and sympathetic nervous system activityPosterAssociation for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)2016New York, NY
The impact of trait emotion regulation and memory on social inference skillsPosterCatholic University Research Day2016Washington, DC
An analysis of the relationship between working memory, verbal and facial recognition, and social functioningPosterCatholic University Research Day2016Washington, DC
Facets of mindfulness, self-compassion, and eating behaviorPosterSociety of Behavioral Medicine2016Washington, DC
The face of major mood disorders among Anabaptist and non-Anabaptist adult populationsPosterNational Institutes of Health Summer Research Poster Day2015Bethesda, MD
Stigma of the high risk state for psychosis and its relationship with anxiety and depressionPosterInternational Congress of Schizophrenia Research2015Colorado Springs, CO
Laboratory exposure to smoked marijuana in individuals at clinical high risk for psychosis: A report on safetyPosterSociety of Biological Psychiatry2014New York, NY
Associations of stress with symptoms in individuals at clinical high risk for developing schizophrenia: Implications for the development of social work interventionsTalkSociety for Social Work and Research2013San Diego, CA
Social inference in patients at clinical high risk for psychosisTalkYale School of Medicine2013New Haven, CT
Social inference in patients at clinical high risk for psychosisTalkNew York State Psychiatric Institute2013New York, NY
Self-reported reasons for use of cannabis among youths at heightened clinical risk for psychosisPosterAmerican Psychopathological Association2013New York, NY