New Chief Psychologist Named at Bradley Hospital

Christine Low PhDChristine Low, PhD, will become chief psychologist at Bradley Hospital effective January 1.

Dr. Low has dedicated her career to treating young children with significant psychiatric, behavioral, and developmental disorders, and to advancing clinical research in those areas.

She has been an at-large member of the Bradley Hospital Medical Executive Committee for five years, a reflection of the high esteem in which her colleagues hold her.

Dr. Low earned her doctoral degree in child clinical psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. She completed her clinical internship at University of Washington School of Medicine in 2003, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in early childhood in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Upon completing her training in 2005, Dr. Low became a staff psychologist at Bradley Hospital.

She is an associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior, clinical educator, as well as an associate professor of pediatrics in the division of biology and medicine at the Alpert Medical School.

She has received several research grants and authored numerous peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and other papers and abstracts. She has provided care through the Early Childhood Outpatient Program at Bradley Hospital and has a long record of involvement in community-oriented program development.

Dr. Low has held several advisory roles in the Rhode Island departments of health and education as well as leadership roles in community agencies such as Capital Cities Community Centers and the Rhode Island Association of Infant Mental Health.