Ari Tabaac, MSc, PhD

Instructor, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School 

Dr. Ariella (Ari) Tabaac (they/them) is an Instructor at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tabaac focuses on research with sexual minority women and transgender populations. Trained as a health psychologist, their research focuses on: a) how social and structural determinants of health influence health equity, with a focus on medical discrimination and health information exposure, b) the epidemiology of cancer, chronic pain, and reproductive health as a function of sexual orientation and gender identity, and c) the improvement of both quantitative and qualitative research methodology involving LGBTQIA+ samples.

Dr. Tabaac holds a BA in Psychology from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, and they also hold both an MSc in Psychology and PhD in Health Psychology from the Department of Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University.