Chief Fellows 2019-2020
Dr. Kristyn Storey is currently a second year Child Psychiatry Fellow. She graduated from the Psychiatry Residency Program at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate, Syracuse in 2014. During medical school Dr. Gergelis was awarded the Ellen Cook Jacobsen Fellowship in Psychiatry for students interested in the field of consultation liaison psychiatry and was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She also helped in the research of aggressive behavior in preschool children in the classroom setting. During her residency at Brown Dr. Storey was the lead author on an article in the Rhode Island Medical Journal “Health Care Needs of Incarcerated Adolescents.” She was active during residency developing strategies to improve wellness for psychiatry trainees and she also has served on the Selection Committee.
Dr. Michelle Parker is currently a second year Child Psychiatry Fellow. She graduated from the Psychiatry Residency at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA. During medical school, she was involved in a student group called Sidekicks, which paired medical students with pediatric patients diagnosed with chronic terminal disease. From this work, Dr. Parker generated two abstracts that were presented at national and international conferences. During residency she has been involved in The Adolescent Leadership Council (TALC), a support group for teens living with chronic medial illness and has also served as a clinical assistant at Bradley Hospital for transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) research studies for patients with autism.
Second Year Child Psychiatry Fellows 2019-2020.
Jared Reichenberg graduated from the Psychiatry Residency Program at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Reichenberg earned his MD from Rutgers University in NJ. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society and the Alpha Epsilon Delta (National Health Pre-Professional Honor Society). Dr. Reichenberg also led PACT (Peer Awareness, Compassion, Tolerance) for Autism which is a student-led organization at Rutgers University with a mission of promoting awareness for autism. During residency, he has been an active member in the Adolescent Leadership Council (TALC) and in the Diversity Mentoring Program and he was an author of a peer-reviewed article relating to substance use in adolescents with mood disorders.
Dr. Lauer-Arnold graduated from the Psychiatry Residency Program at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in Brooklyn, NY. During medical school, she was inducted to the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor society. She was a leader in the Brooklyn Free Clinic providing primary care for uninsured patients and volunteered her time in the Department of Pediatrics, and as a Rape and Domestic Violence Advocate. Dr. Lauer-Arnold published two manuscripts in the Journal of Urology while completing her medical school training. During residency Dr. Lauer-Arnold has been active in teaching as part of the Resident as Teacher Program and has held leadership roles on the Residency Selection Committee.
Dr. Kelly Krcmarik graduated form the Psychiatry Residency at the Harvard Longwood Program in Boston. She received her MD from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. During medical school, she participated in FitKids360 a program that helps educate parents and overweight children about nutrition and exercise. She also investigated the management of adolescent depression by primary care providers prior to first hospitalization, as compared to practice parameters. During residency, Dr. Krcmarik was Chief resident at Massachusetts Mental Health Center with a community psychiatry focus, allowing her to supervise residents during their training in the community mental health setting, and she led a multidisciplinary team in providing clinical care to an underserved community
Dr. Danielle Sipsock completed her psychiatry residency at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2014. Dr. Sipsock is currently involved in research projects with the Rhode Island Consortium for Autism Research and Development (RI-CART) on the relationship between autism symptom severity and family history of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Morriss presented a poster at the American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry and the International Society of Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology Joint Meeting in New York on the utilization of an online social network to aid in skill acquisition for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Sipsock is in an integrated T-32 research track while also training in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry.
First Year Child Psychiatry Fellows 2019-2020
Dr. Brittany Crowley is currently a fourth-year psychiatry resident at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Program. She received her medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine in 2015, where she received a professionalism award for peer development. Dr. Crowley received the Medical Student Teaching Award at Newton Wellesley Hospital during residency training. She was a leader on the Harvard Longwood Recruitment Committee and the Resident Leadership Council. As Chief Resident for Inpatient Psychiatry during this academic year (2018-19), Dr. Crowley is providing a pathway for junior and senior residents to communicate with program leadership. She is also very involved resident wellness initiatives.
Dr. Bryan McCarthy is currently a fourth-year psychiatry resident at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He received his medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate in 2015. During medical school, Dr. McCarthy was awarded the SUNY Downstate Alumni Association Award for Research, SUNY Downstate Center for Allergy & Asthma Award for Excellence in Research, and was a finalist for Robert F. Furchgott Excellence in Research Award. Dr. McCarthy was chosen to be Chief Resident for 2018-19. In this role, he participates in curriculum change, helps to organize seminars, and provides support for clinical rotations. He has also been a fellow with the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute.
Dr. Caitlin Meyer is completing her Psychiatry Residency at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas - Southwestern Medical School in 2016. During medical school Dr. Meyer was awarded the Waltner First-year Medical Student Scholarship and the North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians Award for outstanding Medical Student in Psychiatry. During her residency, Dr. Meyer serves as a volunteer court appointed advocate for CASA, provides psychiatric care to uninsured adults living in Rhode Island through the Rhode Island Free Clinic and continues to be a group leader for the Adolescent Leadership Council (TALC). which provides a supportive venue for children and adolescents and their families living with chronic medical illness.
Dr. Mitch Otu is currently a fourth-year psychiatry resident at the University of Miami. He received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in 2016. Dr. Otu also received an MBA degree while in medical school. During medical school, Dr. Otu conducted a study investigating the relationship between the patient-centered medical home model of health care and diabetes care. During residency, Dr. Otu was actively involved in providing psychiatry evaluations at a local women’s shelter and more globally he designed health improvement programs that targeted youth in Cameroon and Honduras. He also organized a peer orientation for incoming psychiatry residents at UM regarding the management of agitation and common medical emergencies.
Dr. Petya Radoeva graduated from the Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Washington in Seattle. She received her MD/PhD in neuroscience from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, where she studied the association between autism spectrum disorder and social cognition, as well as the integrity of white matter tracts in the brains of youth with velocardiofacial syndrome. During her residency, she explored gender differences in white matter tracts connecting the frontal lobe and the amygdala in youth with ASD. She is currently a research scientist in the PediMIND research program at Bradley Hospital mentored by Dr. Daniel Dickstein, where she will focus future research on further elucidating the relationship between genes, neurodevelopment, and neurocognition in youth with neurodevelopmental disorders.