APA’s Public Interest Government Relations Office welcomes new team member
On May 7, Nida Corry, PhD, joined PI-GRO as a senior legislative and federal affairs officer. She will be responsible for federal policy initiatives related to aging issues and women’s issues. In addition, she will assist with other key public health policy issues, such as obesity and integrated health care.
Dr. Corry is a licensed clinical psychologist with nearly a decade of policy, research and clinical experience in behavioral and rehabilitation medicine. Previously, she served as an associate at Abt Associates, where she managed a large-scale, congressionally mandated epidemiological study designed to inform veterans’ health policy and improve access to and effectiveness of care (National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study). Nida has published peer-reviewed articles in the areas of trauma recovery and interdisciplinary care and was the recipient of the American Burn Association 2009 Clinical Research Award for her study of posttraumatic stress, pain, and disability following major burn injury. She has provided behavioral health services across interdisciplinary clinical settings, including inpatient rehabilitation and pain and palliative care clinics.
Dr. Corry served as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Science & Technology policy fellow at the National Institutes of Health, Office of Research on Women’s Health and as a policy fellow and external consultant for the National Academies, Institute of Medicine. She also currently serves on the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Public Policy committee. Dr. Corry completed her PhD in clinical psychology at Purdue University, her clinical residency at Duke University Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.