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Dr. Kamilah Marie Woodson


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Dr. Kamilah Marie Woodson

Dr. Kamilah Marie Woodson is a panelist of the Covid Know More conversation: The Effects of COVID-19 on Mental Health. 

Dr. Kamilah Marie Woodson has been at Howard University for the last 20 years! She is the former Associate Dean/Director of Graduate Studies and Director of Training of the APA Accredited Counseling Psychology Ph.D. program. Currently, Dr. Woodson is a Full Professor and the Department Chair "woman" in the Howard University School of Education, Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies. Dr. Woodson has also been a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Howard University College of Medicine/Howard University Hospital, in the Howard University Division of Nursing, and was the Director of the AGEP Program in the Howard University Graduate School.

Additionally, Dr. Woodson served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Negro Education as the Book Review Editor for 7 years, has been the program evaluator on several NSF-Sponsored research projects, including the HU-ADVANCE IT grant. Dr. Woodson is a graduate of the California School of Professional Psychology, LA, where she received the Ph.D. & MA., degrees in Clinical Psychology, and earned her Baccalaureate degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is currently working to earn a Doctorate Degree in Ministry from the Howard University School of Divinity.

Dr. Woodson began her career conducting research on the impact of global colorism and furthered this agenda through the recent edited volume, "Colorism: Investigating a Global Phenomenon, with Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice," (2020) and through research as a result of being a Fulbright-Hayes Fellow (Brazil, South America). Dr. Woodson came to Howard University Counseling Service as an Intern in the APA Accredited training program and has over 25 years of experience working with individuals, couples and groups. She has worked in the Howard University Faculty Practice Plan and maintains a small private practice in Maryland/Washington DC.

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