Erin G. Clifton, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

Research Interests

  • Adherence factors in solid organ transplant
  • Mental healthcare in transplant patients
  • Effectiveness of treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Emotional engagement during psychotherapeutic interventions 

Clinical Interests

  • Psychological factors affecting chronic medical illness and transplant 
  • Cognitive behavioral therapies 
  • Behavioral health interventions to improve healthcare adherence
  • Treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)


  • Fellowship, Postdoctoral Health Psychology, Henry Ford Health System
  • Internship, Psychology, Durham VA Medical Center
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Case Western Reserve University
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Michigan

Published Articles or Reviews