Adam Calderon

Adam Calderon

Research Assistant

NYU Grossman School of Medicine


Adam Calderon is an aspiring psychologist with an M.A. in Psychology in Education from Columbia University. He has been named a Fulbright Scholar at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, an APA Psychology intern at the United Nations, and an NSF REU fellow. He is interested in utilizing machine learning to promote an informed, data-driven approach to explain, predict, and treat mood and anxiety-related disorders. He is also interested in emotion dynamics, mindfulness, and neuroimaging.

Currently, Adam holds a dual appointment as a measures researcher for Owl, a digital health company, and a research assistant in the Anxiety, Stress, and Prolonged Grief Program at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

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  • Computational Psychiatry
  • Machine Learning
  • Network Analysis
  • MA in Psychology in Education, 2020

    Columbia University, Teachers College

  • BS in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2017

    Quinnipiac University


Research Assistant
Oct 2021 – Present New York
  • Provide support for research on the etiology and treatment of traumatic stress disorders, anxiety, and complicated grief, including consulting on a wide range of psychometric and machine learning analyses.
Fulbright Scholar
Jan 2021 – Jul 2021 Budapest
  • Chosen as one of seven individuals to receive a Fulbright Research Grant to Hungary.
  • Received training on structural and functional MRI, longitudinal time-sensitivity analysis, and machine learning classifier methods.
Research Assistant | Loss, Trauma, and Emotion Lab
Sep 2018 – May 2020 New York
  • Provided research support for data analyses and visualizations of mood and anxiety disorders and emotion regulation flexibility.
  • Directed a cross-functional 8-member research assistant team to develop an emotion regulation behavioral task.
  • Composed literature reviews on attentional bias and its measurement.