Faculty Profile: Jessica Edwards George

Jessica Edwards George
Jessica Edwards George
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior(clinical)
Bio Med Psychiatry & Human Behavior
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Biography

Jessica Edwards George, PhD joined the Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center in 2010. She is an Assistant Professor (Clinical) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Pediatrics.
Edwards George is a licensed psychologist who specializes in children and families with gastrointestinal illnesses, food allergies, and internalizing disorders. She is a staff psychologist at Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital primarily conducting her clinical work in outpatient psychiatry, pediatric gastroenterology, and The Food Allergy program.

Edwards George earned her undergraduate degree at Binghamton University-State University of New York (SUNY) and completed her graduate studies at Northeastern University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School/Worcester State Hospital and did her postdoctoral fellowship at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children's Hospital with a specialization in pediatric psychology and gastrointestinal disorders.

Edwards George's primary research interests lie broadly in the areas of dietary adherence and psychological and behavioral correlates of adherence to medically necessary dietary regimens in pediatric populations, such as children with gastrointestinal disorders and food allergies.