Tara Thompson-Felix

Tara Thompson-Felix, M.D.

Psychiatry Resident

Dr. Thompson-Felix graduated from Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2016 and is currently a psychiatry resident physician on the research track at Temple. Prior to medical school, she worked as a postgraduate research associate at the Yale Child Study Center where her work focused on investigating the genetic and epigenetic basis of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders. Dr. Thompson-Felix is working with Dr. Wimmer and the department of OBGYN in a collaborative effort to investigate the epigenetic landscape of fetal neural exosomes associated with maternal exposure to opiates. Her research interests include the epigenetic basis of child and perinatal psychiatric disorders.