Kirstin Aschbacher, PhD


University of California, San Francisco
School of Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry


Kirstin Aschbacher, PhD, joined the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Spring 2012.

A Fellow at the Institute for Integrative Health since 2011, she is the recipient of a Patient-Oriented Career Development Award through the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Dr. Aschbacher holds a PhD, in Clinical Psychology from the Joint Doctoral Program of the University of California, San Diego, Department of Psychiatry and the San Diego State University Department of Psychology, where she specialized in behavioral medicine and psychoneuroimmunology. She completed a clinical internship at University of Washington-Harborview Hospital and a postdoctoral fellowship in psychology, medicine and complex systems at University of California San Francisco.
Dr. Aschbacher is a Fellow at the Institute for Integrative Health.