Natasha Schvey, Ph.D.

Natasha Schvey, Ph.D.

Natasha Schvey

Name: Natasha Schvey, Ph.D.

Department of Primary Appointment: Medical & Clinical Psychology
Position: USU Faculty
Title: Assistant Professor

Research Interests:
Stigmatization; Vulnerable Populations; Obesity; Transgender Health; Barriers to Mental Health Care

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Office Phone: (301) 451-3782
Room: B3039A

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Yale University


Dr. Schvey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical and Clinical Psychology at the Uniformed Services University. She earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology in 2014 from Yale University and completed her clinical internship in Behavioral Medicine at the Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Schvey’s research focuses broadly on discrimination and bias among vulnerable populations. More specifically, she is interested in bias as it pertains to weight status, mental health, and gender dysphoria among service members and dependents. Dr. Schvey has conducted a programmatic line of research investigating the behavioral, clinical, physiological, and legal consequences of weight stigmatization. She has published a range of experimental studies, reviews, and chapters, and has presented to academic, professional, and community organizations throughout the country.