Dr. Elissa Kozlov received her PhD in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis in Clinical Psychology and Aging and Developmental Psychology. She completed an internship in geropsychology at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Palo Alto, California. She then pursued a T32 fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine in Behavioral Geriatrics.
Dr. Kozlov is currently working on a KL2 to pilot Health mindfulness therapy with caregivers of older adults with cognitive impairment to determine its feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy at improving quality of life and reducing caregiver stress. Dr. Kozlov has also worked to document the gaps in mental health care within palliative care as well as the limited awareness and knowledge of palliative care among laypersons and providers alike.