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Shlomit Flaisher-Grinberg

Associate Professor of Psychology, Saint Francis University

Dr. Shlomit Flaisher-Grinberg is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the School of Health Sciences and Education, Saint Francis University. She completed her PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience at Tel-Aviv University followed by Post-Doc Training in Molecular Psychopharmacology at the University of Minnesota.

At Saint Francis University she serves as the coordinator of the Animal-Assisted Health and Education minor and as a co-coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience minor. She is the academic advisor to the Psi Chi Honor Society in Psychology Chapter, the Nu Rho Psi Honor Society in Neuroscience Chapter, the Psychology & Neuroscience Clubs, and the Phi Lambda Psi sorority.

Dr. Flaisher-Grinberg’s research interests include the neurobiological mechanisms underlying mood and anxiety disorders, the mutually beneficial effects of the human-animal bond, the impact of training on the adoption outcomes of shelter animals, and the multidimensional outcomes of community-engaged pedagogy.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Psychology, Saint Francis University


  • 2008 
    Tel-Aviv University, Psychology