Marie-Christine Nizzi

Academic Appointments

Research Associate in Cognitive Science

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Marie-Christine Nizzi is a Research Associate in the Cognitive Science Program at Dartmouth College and an Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Nizzi's translational research on resilience is rooted into the philosophy of identity, informed by a neuro-cognitive framework, and geared towards the implementation of novel clinical interventions improving patient reported outcomes.

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Cognitive Science Program


  • Ph. D. Harvard University, 2020
  • Ph. D. Universite Paris Sorbonne, 2011
  • M.S. Harvard University, 2016
  • M.S. Universite Paris 8, France, 2011
  • M.S. Universite Paris 8, France, 2008
  • M.A. Ecole Normale Superieure, 2006
  • B.A. Universite Paris 10, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Opinion Piece: Patients' Rights: Who speaks for you? The Hill.   

  • Nizzi, M-C. (2021) Should we trust patient-reported outcomes? AJOB Neuroscience, 12(2-3):156-159.

  • Kauke, M., Panayi, A., Safi, A-F., Haug, V., Kollar, B., Nizzi, M-C., Broyles, J., Annino, D., Marty, F., Sinha, I., Lian ,C., Murphy, G., Chandraker, A., Pomahac, B. (2021) Full facial re-transplantation in a highly sensitized patient. Am J Transplant. DOI: 10.1111/ajt.16696

  • Bellet, B., LeBlanc, N., Nizzi, M-C., Carter, M., van der Does, F., Peters, J., Robinaugh, D., McNally, R. (2020). Impaired sense of self in complicated grief: a closer look. J Abnorm Psychol, 129(4):397-407.

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