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Primary Care Thomas Rardin
2231 N. High St.
Columbus, OH  43201
Phone: 614-293-2700
Email: Kinjal.Pandya@osumc.edu

Dr. Pandya is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in primary care behavioral health integration, chronic pain rehabilitation and evidenced-based psychotherapies. 

Research, Clinical and Teaching Interests

Dr. Pandya’s clinical and teaching interests include primary care behavioral health integration, working on and leading interdisciplinary teams, health disparities research, and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). 

Education and Training

PhD: Clinical community psychology, University of South Carolina 
Predoctoral Internship: Orlando VA Medical Center
Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Department of Family and Community Medicine 

Select Publications

  • Schramm AT, Pandya KD, Fairchild AJ, Venta AC, Sharp C (2020). Decreases in experiential avoidance predicts PTSD symptom improvement and remission in inpatient adolescents. Journal of Contextual Sciences. 
  • Williams DP, Pandya KD, Hill LK, Kemp AH, Way BM, Thayer JF, Koenig J (2017). Rumination moderates the association between resting high frequency heart rate variability and perceived ethnic discrimination. Journal of Psychophysiology. 
  • Farr DE, Brandt HM, Comer KD, Jackson DD, Pandya KD, Friedman DB, Hébert JR, et al (2014). Cancer research participation beliefs and behaviors of a southern Black population: A quantitative analysis of the role of structural factors in cancer research participation. Journal of Cancer Education. 

Awards and Honors

  • APA Diversity Psychological Science Research Grant, University of South Carolina, 2017 ($1,000). Project: Toward Developing and Validating a Tool to Assess Exposure to Ethnic- and Gender-Focused Campus Microaggressions Among Female Faculty of Color
  • Support to Promote Advancement of Research and Creativity (SPARC) Grant, University of South Carolina, 2017 ($4,685). Project: Toward Developing and Validating a Tool to Assess Exposure to Ethnic and Gender Focused Campus Microaggressions Among Female Faculty of Color
  • APA International Conference Grant, University of South Carolina ($235)
  • Travel Grant Awards, University of South Carolina, 2015 & 2017 ($2,050)

Professional Memberships

  • Ohio Psychological Association 
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science 
  • Society of Refugee Healthcare Providers 

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