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Chanda C. Graves, PhD, ABPP

Chanda C. Graves, PhD, ABPP, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Emory University School of Medicine. She is a licensed psychologist with board certification in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. She oversees an interdisciplinary behavioral health service in pediatrics for over 600 HIV infected and/or affected youth and is part of an integrated pediatric medical team at the Ponce Center. Dr. Graves serves as Associate Training Director for general track interns in the Emory University School of Medicine Internship in Health Service Psychology where she also serves as the primary supervisor for psychology trainees at the Ponce Center. Her clinical interests include pediatric health psychology, psychological adaptation to HIV/AIDS, family therapy, and culturally appropriate psychological intervention for underserved populations. Her research interests include pediatric psychology, coping with chronic illness, HIV-related mental health services, disparities in access to healthcare, and culturally competent interventions. Her teaching and supervision activities are focused primarily on training in pediatric health psychology within an integrated healthcare setting. Dr. Graves is active in national professional organizations and served as Program Chair and Secretary on the Board of the Society for Couple and Family Psychology, Division 43 of the American Psychological Association. She also collaborated with the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Office on AIDS/ American Psychological Association Ad Hoc Committee on Psychology and AIDS (COPA) and Black Entertainment Television’s (BET) RAP-IT-UP campaign to bring HIV awareness to youth and young adults.


  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Professional Psychology


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine

Honors & Awards


Kaslow, N., Graves, C.C., Smith, C. (2012). Specialization in Psychology and Health Care Reform. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 19(1):12-21. DOI: 10.1007/s10880-011-9273-0

Dingle, A.D., Graves, C.C. (2013). Primary care practitioners’ views on child psychiatry teaching in medical school. Medical Teacher, 35(6): 523-523. DOI: 10.3109/0142159X.2013.772970

Kaslow, N.J., Kapoor, S., Dunn, S.E., Graves, C.C. (2015). Psychologists’ Contributions to Patient-Centered Medical Homes. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1007/s10880-015-9445-4

Camacho-Gonzalez, A.F., Wallins, A., Toledo, L., Murray, A., Gaul, Z., Sutton, M.Y., Gillespie, S., Leong, T., Graves, C., Chakraborty, R. (2015). Risk Factors for HIV Transmission and Barriers to HIV Disclosure: Metropolitan Atlanta youth perspectives. AIDS Patient Care and STDs. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1089/apc.2015.0163

Camacho-Gonzalez, A.F., Gillespie, S.E., Thomas-Seaton, L., Frieson, K., Hussen, S.A., Murray, A., Gaul, Z., Leong, T. Graves, C.C., Sutton, M.Y., Chakraborty, R. (2017). The Metropolitan Atlanta community adolescent rapid testing initiative study: closing the gaps in HIV care among youth in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. AIDS 2017, 31 (Suppl 3):S267–S27. DOI: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001512

osebush, J.C., O’Riordan, M.A., Chahroudi, A, Lee, S.T., Graves, C., Grover, A., Alexander, A., Habib, J.G., McComsey, G.A., Eckard, A.R.(2017). Neurocognitive Dysfunction in HIV-infected Youth: Investigating the Relationship to Immune Activation. Antiviral Therapy. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.3851/IMP3157