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Jami Pittman, PhD

Academic Title:

Post Doc Fellow

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

APA Clinical Internship

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Kennedy Krieger Institue Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress, Baltimore, MD 


Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, M.A. Clinical Psychology 

Millsaps College, Jackson, MS, B.S. Psychology


Dr. Jami C. Pittman is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Center for School Mental Health in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Pittman has been trained as a community-engaged child clinical psychologist whose research, clinical, and community engagement interests and expertise center on supporting system change and healthy interpersonal development in primarily Black and African American and trauma and violence-exposed youth and families. Dr. Pittman applies critical frameworks (e.g., Black Feminist Thought, Disability Studies, Queer Theory) and leverages her skills to develop and support the provision of equitable and just, trauma-informed, and culturally-sound policies and practices, curricula, interventions, and programs that empower youth, families, and communities and support the pursuit of our shared humanity.

Research/Clinical Keywords

system change, interpersonal development, intimacy development, equity and justice, trauma and violence exposure, adolescents, Black youth