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Korey Hood


United States

Korey K. Hood, PhD works closely with people with diabetes in clinical, research, and advocacy settings. Dr. Hood is a clinical psychologist and researcher at Stanford University, where he is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. At Stanford, he directs National Institutes of Health and foundation-funded research projects and provides clinical care aimed at promoting health and quality of life outcomes. Much of this work focuses on building positive coping and problem-solving skills to prevent diabetes distress and depression, and increasing the uptake of diabetes technologies and social media. He is the past chair of the Behavioral Medicine and Psychology Interest Group of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), is on editorial boards for Diabetes Care and the Journal of Pediatric Psychology, and assists with programming for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Children with Diabetes events. In addition to publishing over 70 scientific articles, Dr. Hood is the author of Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life with Diabetes and a co-author of ADA’s Teens with Diabetes: A Clinician’s Guide.

  • MS, Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida
  • PhD, Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida (2003)
  • Children’s Hospital Boston (2003) Internship Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Fellowship Psychiatry/Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School: Joslin Diabetes Center

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