University of Nebraska Medical Center

Lauren Edwards, MD

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Psychiatry


Lauren Edwards

Dr. Edwards is an outpatient board-certified psychiatrist trained to treat all mental health concerns who specializes in anxiety and stress-related disorders. Her clinical interests include the effective management of anxiety disorders, psychotherapy, and the effects of diet/nutrition on mental illness and treatment.

A Nebraska native, she earned her undergraduate degrees at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before obtaining her medical degree at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She completed her psychiatric residency at the University of Michigan, where she also served as the outpatient chief resident. Dr. Edwards is a University of Michigan scholar in Integrative Medicine, a member of the American Psychiatric Association, and a Professional Education committee member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

  • MD: University of Nebraska College of Medicine, 2013
  • Residency: Psychiatry, University of Michigan Health System, 2017
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