Lauren DiMaria

Certified Clinical Research Professional

Expertise

Child Psychology

Education

University at Buffalo, Hunter College, Queens College

Highlights

Experience

Lauren DiMaria is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering child psychology. She has contributed to several peer-reviewed journals, including the Canadian Journal of AnesthesiologyAIDS Patient Care and STDs and the Archives of Sexual Behavior. She is currently a member of the Society of Clinical Research Associates and a Certified Clinical Research Professional.

Education

Lauren holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the Univeristy at Buffalo in New York. She received her master's degree in applied and evaluative psychology from Hunter College, with additional post-graduate training in school psychology from Queens College.

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