Assistant Professor

Jennifer Felder, PhD

Jennifer N. Felder, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and clinical psychologist in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. Her work is focused on promoting psychological, behavioral, and physical health outcomes during pregnancy and early parenting. Dr. Felder completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at University of Colorado Boulder, and her clinical internship at Duke University Medical Center. She completed post-doctoral fellowships in the NIMH-funded Psychology and Medicine T32 and in the Preterm Birth Initiative. You can learn more about her research and publications here.

Research Coordinator

Riya Mirchandaney

Riya Mirchandaney was born and raised (mostly) in Menlo Park, California. She graduated with a degree in Psychology from Columbia University in 2020, where she worked as a research assistant at the Perinatal Pathways Lab. She is passionate about supporting women's mental health, developing evidence-based treatments for mood and anxiety disorders, and improving the accessibility of mental healthcare. Riya also enjoys cooking, curating playlists, and spending time in nature.