Lindsey Colman McKernan, Ph.D. has been a member of the Vanderbilt faculty and Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt since July of 2014. Dr. McKernan is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in treating the intersection of co-occuring chronic health conditions and mental health.

Dr. McKernan currently works in the Osher Center and in the Department of Urologic Surgery researching and developing innovative psychosocial treatments for co-occuring conditions. She has a developing line of research in optimizing intervention efforts informed by novel technology (e.g. data science).

Dr. McKernan has a highly collaborative lab that is working to inform treatment and intervention delivery through:

Applying patient-informed approaches to care
Understanding unique patient-level factors that influence pain
Expanding existing treatments to reach a wider audience
Using data science and innovative technologies

Current Projects

  • All
  • Chronic Pain
  • IC • BPS
  • Life Experiences, Emotion & Pain
  • More