Bio

Lauren K. Robinson, MD, MPH

Bio

robinson headshotDr. Robinson is associate professor of psychiatry at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Robinson began her medical studies at Tulane University in New Orleans, where she completed her dual degree in medicine and public health, focusing on community-level interventions. She completed residency and a fellowship in clinical medical ethics at University of Chicago and subsequently pursued a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

She has advocated, lectured and published in several areas, including health inequities, underserved communities, trauma-focused care, threat assessment and correctional psychiatry. Her current areas of research include the dissemination of a statewide campus threat assessment team survey to better understand current policies and procedures among educational institutions. She is also developing a correctional telepsychiatry clinic to expand psychiatric services to inmates.