Nicole Danforth '88, Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital

Dr. Nicole Danforth is a board certified psychiatrist in both adult and child psychiatry, receiving her MD from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. Dr. Danforth currently serves as both a psychiatrist and instructor at Harvard Medical School and a psychiatric consultant to the Herscot Center for TSC at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a former touring golf professional with experience on tours in the United States and Asia and she has played in two US Open Championships. She was a four-time Academic All-American in women’s golf at Amherst College, where she graduated cum laude. In addition, she is also a former high school state swimming champion and Junior Olympian.

Dr. Danforth has worked as a coach and mentor for several athletes in sports such as golf, ski racing, swimming, basketball, and soccer and as Medical Director of the MGH Sports Psychology Program she has consulted for high school and collegiate athletic programs. Her clinical interests include performance enhancement, anxiety management, athletes with ADHD, and eating disorders.