Sylvie Naar, PhD

Sylvie Naar
CTBScience Founder & Director, Methods Core Lead
Distinguished Endowed Professor, Dept. of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine, FSU College of Medicine

Dr. Sylvie Naar is a Distinguished Endowed Professor at the Florida State University College of Medicine's Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine. She is also the Director of the Center for Translational Behavioral Science and the Director of the University's KL2 program.  She is a clinical researcher with more than two decades of studies across the spectrum of intervention research from early trials translating basic behavioral science into new interventions, to randomized clinical trials, to comparative effectiveness, to implementation. 

Dr. Naar has held a multitude of positions and honors throughout her impressive career and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health for a variety of projects related to adolescent health. She completed her Bachelors degree at the University of Michigan, her Masters and PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Colorado in Boulder CO, and completed a Residency and Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at Wayne State University. 

Research Interests

adolescents, emerging adults, health management and stress interventions