Dr. Calia A. Morais is a post-doctoral fellow in the Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence (PRICE) at the University of Florida under the mentorship of Drs. Roger Fillingim, Michael Robinson and Emily Bartley. Dr. Morais earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida and M.A from The University of Alabama. She completed her predoctoral internship in clinical psychology at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and received her Ph.D. from the University of Alabama in 2019 (clinical health psychology track). Dr. Morais is interested in pain disparities research and cultural adaptations of assessment tools and psychosocial treatments for chronic pain. She has research and clinical experience working with minority populations (i.e., Latinx) and is also interested in community-engagement research to facilitate the implementation and sustainability of evidence-based treatments for chronic pain in community settings.
A complete list of Dr. Morais’ scientific publications can be found here.