Administrative Structure

The Clinical Psychology Training Programs at Brown: a Consortium of the Providence VA Medical Center, Lifespan, and Care New England is located within the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (DPHB).  In addition to clinical psychology, the DPHB also has psychiatry residency training programs in Child  & Adolescent Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensics, and Women's Mental Health.  Visit Administrative Structure of DPHB Training Programs for an overview! 

The detailed structure of the Clinical Psychology Training Programs at Brown is outlined below: 

Director, Division of Clinical Psychology: Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP

Director, Clinical Psychology Training Programs at Brown: Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP

Directors and Associate Directors of the Clinical Psychology Training Programs at Brown 

  • Greta Francis, PhD, ABPPAssociate Director, Admissions & Didactics
  • Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPPDirector, Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program; Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program (PFTP); &  Clinical Psychology Program (CPP)
  • Elissa Jelalian, PhDDirector, Research Fellowship Program (RFP)
  • Stephen Correia, PhD, ABPP-CNDirector, Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program (CNSP)
  • Jennifer Davis, PhD, ABPP-CNAssociate Director, Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program (CNSP)

Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program
Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP, Director, Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program

Internship Track Coordinators

Adult: Lauren Weinstock, PhD
Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine: Karen Oliver, PhD
Child: Jennifer Freeman, PhD
Neuropsychology: Megan Spencer, PhD

Internship Committees/Coordinators 

Evaluations: Melanie Dubard, PhD
Didactics:  Greta Francis, PhD, ABPP
Diversity: Ernestine Jennings, PhD & Jacob van den Berg, PhD
Research Placement: Cynthia Battle, PhD

Associate Director

Admissions & Didactics: Greta Francis, PhD, ABPP

Clinical Psychology Resident Representatives

Training Committee: Deirdre O'Shea & Patricia Wong
Admissions Committee: 
Samuel Meisel (Adult); Nancy Jao (Beh Med); Hannah Lawrence (Child); and Emily Hallowell (Neuro)
Invited Speaker: Gloria Han, Brittany Stevenson, Alison Athey
Diversity Committee: Jaime Coffino, Hannah Frank, Cara Herbitter, Gabriela Lopez, Roman Palitsky, Aimee Karstens


Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program (PFTP)
Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP, Director, PFTP

1) APA-Accredited Clinical Psychology Program (CPP)
Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP, Director, CPP Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship Track Coordinators

Adult: Caren Francione, PhD
Child: Christopher Houck, PhD
Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine: J. Graham Thomas, PhD

Senior Fellow: 
 Sarah Morris, PhD

2) Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program (CNSP) ( “accredited, on contingency” as a new specialty program in clinical neuropsychology by the APA)
Stephen Correia, PhD, ABPP-CN, Director, CNSP Fellowships
Jennifer Davis, PhD, ABPP-CN, Associate Director, CNSP Fellowships

Senior Fellow: Brian Castellucio, PhD

3) Research Fellowship Program (RFP)
Elissa Jelalian, PhD, Director, RFP Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowship Track Coordinators

Adult: Caren Francione, PhD
Health Psychology/Behavioral Medicine: J. Graham Thomas, PhD
Child: Christopher Houck, PhD
Neuropsychology: Jennifer Davis, PhD, ABPP-CN

Senior Fellow:  Emily Panza, PhD

T32 Training Grant PI's

Child Mental Health: Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP
Adolescent/Young Adult Biobehavioral HIV: Larry Brown, MD 
Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine: Rena Wing, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellowship Committees/Coordinators

Evaluations: Melanie Dubard, PhD
Didactics: Greta Francis, PhD, ABPP
Research Didactis: Ronald Seifer, PhD
Postdoc Admissions:  Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP & Stephen Correia, PhD, ABPP-CN
Diversity: Ernestine Jennings, PhD & Jacob van den Berg, PhD


Chiefs of Service

Kristy Dalrymple, Michael Carey,  Margaret Howard, Elizabeth McQuaid, Paul Malloy, Tracy O'Leary Tevyaw, Anthony Spirito, and Anne Walters


Center Directors

  • Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies, Peter Monti, PhD
  • Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Michael Carey, PhD 
  • Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center, Rena Wing, PhD