Korrina Duffy, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry-Admin

Graduate School :
  • PhD, Duke University (2017)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Arizona (AZ) (2009)
Department: Psychiatry-Admin

Professional Titles

  • Senior Research Scientist/Science Writer


  • Hantsoo L, Duffy KA, Sammel M, Johnson RL, Kim D, Grillon C, Epperson CN. Enduring impact of childhood adversity: Affective modulation of acoustic startle response during pregnancy and postpartum. Physiology & Behavior. 2023 Jan 1; 258(1): 114031.
  • Novick AM, Duffy KA, Johnson RL, Sammel MD, Cao W, Strasser AA, Sofuoglu M, Kuzma A, Loughead J, Epperson CN. Progesterone increases nicotine withdrawal and anxiety in male but not female smokers during brief abstinence. Nicotine & Tobacco Research. 2022 June 17; 24(12): 1898-1905.
  • Novick AM, Duffy KA, Johnson RL, Sammel MD, Cao W, Strasser AA, Sofuoglu M, Kuzma A, Loughead J, Morrow AL, Epperson CN. Effect of progesterone administration in male and female smokers on nicotine withdrawal and neural response to smoking cues: role of progesterone conversion to allopregnanolone. Biology of Sex Differences. 2022 Oct 23; 13: 60.
  • Duffy KA, Metcalf CA, Epperson CN. Premenstrual and perimenopausal disorders. In: Nemeroff CB & Craighead WE, editors. ADAA patient guide to mood and anxiety disorders. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association; 2022. p. xx-xxx.
  • Duffy, K.A., & Epperson, C.N. (2021). Evaluating the evidence for sex differences in neuropharmacology findings: A scoping review. Neuropsychopharmacology. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-021-01162-8.
  • Duffy, K.A., Bale, T.L., & Epperson, C.N. (2021). Germ cell drivers: Transmission of preconception stress across generations. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 15: 642762.
  • Batt MM, Duffy KA, Novick AM, Metcalf CA, Epperson CN. Is Postpartum Depression Different From Depression Occurring Outside of the Perinatal Period? A Review of the Evidence. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2020 Apr;18(2):106-119. PubMed PMID: 33162848
  • Santoro, N, Epperson, CN, & Duffy, KA. Letters to the editor: Treating menopause. The Economist. January 11, 2020 edition. https://www.economist.com/letters/2020/01/11/letters-to-the-editor
  • Epperson CN, Duffy KA, Johnson RL, Sammel MD, Newman DK. Enduring impact of childhood adversity on lower urinary tract symptoms in adult women. Neurourol Urodyn. 2020 Jun;39(5):1472-1481. PubMed PMID: 32368829
  • Duffy KA, Ziolek TA, Epperson CN. Filling the Regulatory Gap: Potential Role of Institutional Review Boards in Promoting Consideration of Sex as a Biological Variable. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2020 Jun;29(6):868-875. PubMed PMID: 32267784
  • Duffy, K.A., Nagle-Yang, S., & Epperson, C.N. (2021). Treatment of women excluding pregnancy and postpartum. In: Nemeroff, C.B., & Schatzberg, A.F. (Eds.), The Textbook of Psychopharmacology, Sixth Edition (pp. xx-xxx). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association. (In Press)
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Practice Locations

Department of Psychiatry - Faculty and Staff Mental Health
1890 N Revere Ct
Anschutz Health Sciences Bldg, Suite 5242
Aurora, CO 80045

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, Duke University (2017)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Arizona (AZ) (2009)
Department: Psychiatry-Admin
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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