Korey Hood, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
Korey K. Hood, PhD works closely with people with diabetes in clinical, research, and advocacy settings. Dr. Hood is a clinical psychologist and researcher at Stanford University, where he is Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences. At Stanford, he directs NIH- and Helmsley-funded research projects and provides clinical care aimed at promoting health and quality of life outcomes. Much of this work focuses on understanding the lived experience of diabetes devices and technologies, and early perspectives and attitudes about automated insulin delivery. Further, Dr. Hood works to build programs that promote positive coping and problem-solving skills to prevent diabetes distress and depression. In addition to publishing over 100 scientific articles, Dr. Hood is the author of two books (Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Life with Diabetes and Teens With Diabetes: A Clinician’s Guide) and remains active with programming for the American Diabetes Association, JDRF, and Children with Diabetes.