Nana Amoh, M.A.

Nana Amoh, M.A. is a doctoral student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice—City University of New York. In 2013, she received her B.A. from Columbia University where she majored in Psychology and concentrated in English. Nana then earned her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2015. Nana’s research broadly examines the relationship between violence and trauma exposure and negative psychosocial sequelae among diverse children and adolescents. She is also interested in researching prevention methods that focus on enhancing protective factors among minority youth exposed to community violence and violence within the home. Nana currently serves on the John Jay College Psychology Doctoral Student Council as the Diversity Committee Representative. She is a social justice advocate who is passionate about doing work that focuses on reducing health disparities and improving health care outcomes for minority youth and adult populations.



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