Ethan Moitra, PhD

Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior | Alpert Medical School of Brown University


Dr. Moitra is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He is also a faculty member in the Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). Dr. Moitra received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Drexel University. He completed his predoctoral clinical psychology internship at West Virginia University Medical Center and his postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University.

Dr. Moitra’s research focuses on the application of acceptance- and mindfulness-based interventions to support treatment engagement, particularly among people with HIV and those at risk for HIV infection. Dr. Moitra is interested in using acceptance and mindfulness skills to facilitate disclosure of stigmatized identities (e.g., HIV+, substance user) as a mechanism to enhance care engagement by challenging stigmatization fears and enhancing social support.