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Alexandra Tabachnick, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Alexandra (Lexie) Tabachnick (she/her) is an Assistant Professor/Team Scientist in the Department of Medical Social Sciences and the Center for Community Health at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her research takes a two-generation approach (focusing on both parent and child functioning) to understand and enhance family well-being through prevention and intervention, particularly with marginalized and oppressed populations. Dr. Tabachnick is particularly interested in parenting and parent-child attachment as key protective factors in child development. She is a clinical psychologist by training, and she completed her graduate training at Villanova University and the University of Delaware, and her clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at University Illinois Chicago. Outside of work she’s an avid cozy gamer and casual yogi and powerlifter.

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