Teresa Daniels

Psychiatry Resident, R25 Research Training Program

Biography

Teresa Daniels is an NIMH R25-funded research resident at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her BA in Neuroscience and Spanish from the University of Virginia and earned her MD and MS in Anatomy and Neurobiology from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she investigated the contribution of neurogenesis to cognitive recovery following traumatic brain injury. Dr. Daniels also previously investigated the neural substrates of emotion regulation and reward valuation through an NIMH intramural research training award. Her current research, under the mentorship of Dr. Audrey Tyrka, aims to gain a better understanding of the impact of adverse childhood experiences on mental and physical health. Specifically, her work focuses on biological mechanisms mediating the physiological response to psychosocial stress, with the ultimate goal of improving health outcomes of children and families with marked trauma and adversity.