Department of Psychological Sciences

April Smith

April Smith

April Smith


  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Florida State University
  • M.S., Psychology, Florida State University
  • B.A. Plan II and Psychology, University of Texas, Austin 

About April Smith
Assistant Professor

Dr. April Smith is the director of the Research on Eating Disorders and Suicidality (REDS) Laboratory at Auburn University. Dr. Smith received her Ph.D. from Florida State University’s Clinical Psychology Program in 2012 and completed her clinical residency at the University of California, San Diego.Dr. Smith was an associate professor at Miami University before starting at Auburn in 2021. Dr. Smith was named a 2016 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science. Dr. Smith has received over $2 million in funding from the Department of Defense and NIMH to support her work. More information about Dr. Smith and her work can be found on her lab website.

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Last Updated: December 08, 2021