Staff Profile

Devon LoParo, PhD

Dr. LoParo was born and raised in Charlotte, NC. He attended Duke University where he received his B.S. in Psychology in 2010. Devon earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Emory University in 2016, completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Emory School of Medicine's Internship in Health Service Psychology program, and was a postdoctoral resident in Emory School of Medcine's Postdoctoral Residency Program in Health Service Psychology. He joined the Emory University School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor and as a Clinical Psychologist in the Child and Adolescent Mood Program in 2017.

Clinically, Dr. LoParo considers himself a generalist who is particularly interested in treating the effects of early life stress and trauma on mood and behavior. His research interests include the genetic etiology of childhood externalizing behavior, common and unique etiological influences within and between internalizing behavior, externalizing behavior, and trauma, and evaluating interventions for mood disorders and suicidal ideation.