Rachel A Annunziato, PhD Email Rachel Annunziato
- ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
- ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Annunziato has a long-standing interest in the psychosocial aspects of obesity. She is currently assessing quality of life and psychiatric symptoms in adolescents who have developed liver disease due to obesity and developing interventions to facilitate weight loss and improve medical outcomes for these patients. She is also studying quality of life and family functioning for children diagnosed with and receiving a new treatment for Hepatitis C. Finally, Dr. Annunziato is conducting studies to better understand the mental health needs of children who have a severe food allergy and their caregivers. Her work with medically ill adults has been mainly with underserved, ethnically diverse patients with cardiac disease. Her interests in this area center on developing culturally sensitive methods for the assessment and treatment of psychiatric symptoms in this population as well as studying interactions between indicators of mental and physical well-being.
- Behavioral Health
- Intellectual Disability
- Learning Disability
Internship, Clinical Psychology
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Dr.Annunziato did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2019 and/or 2020: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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