Available Fellowships 2017-2018

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Postdoctoral fellowships are offered with either a primary research focus or a primary clinical focus.  The Investigator-funded and APA-accredited fellowships are Hospital-based and are funded by hospitals through either the hospital operating budgets or individual faculty research grants. Those fellowships funded by hospitals are primarily clinical in nature while those funded by individual faculty research grants are primarily research funded.   The Institutional and Individual NIH-funded fellowships are funded through an NIH T32 Training Grant or through an Individual F32 Fellowship Grant and are research focused.

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Investigator-funded fellowships - primary emphasis on clinical/research training:  These hospital-based clinical/research fellowships are funded by individual faculty research grants.

ADULT TRACK

Perinatal Mood Disorders - NO LONGER RECRUITING 17-18
Butler Hospital
Supervisor(s): Cynthia Battle, PhD (primary) 

Addiction & Physical Activity Research - NO LONGER RECRUITING 17-18 
Butler Hospital

Supervisor(s): Ana Abrantes, PhD (primary), Michael Stein, MD, Claire Blevins, PhD

Physical Activity Interventions & Mood Disorders  - NO LONGER RECRUITING 17-18 
Butler Hospital

Supervisor(s): Ana Abrantes, PhD (primary), Lisa Uebelacker, PhD

Substance Use in HIV-Infected Populations - NO LONGER RECRUITING 17-18
Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s): Kasey Claborn, PhD (primary), Susan Ramsey, PhD

Suicide Prevention in High-Risk Populations 
Butler Hospital

Supervisor(s):  Lauren Weinstock, PhD (primary), Jennifer Primack, PhD, Ivan Miller, PhD

Neurobiology of OC Spectrum and Anxiety Disorders
Brown University
Supervisor(s): Christina Boisseau, PhD (primary), Steven Rasmussen, MD, Maria Mancebo, PhD, Daniel Dickstein, MD

Advanced Quantitative Methods in Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences - POSITION FILLED
Brown University
Supervisor(s):  Richard Jones, ScD 

CHILD TRACK

Early Adversity, Temperament, and Biological Markers - POSITION FILLED
Rhode Island Hospital/Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): 
 Ronald Seifer, PhD (primary), Stephanie Parade, PhD

Pediatric Asthma Research - NO LONGER FILLING 17-18
Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s):
 Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD (primary), Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, PhD, Julie Boerger, PhD, Jennifer Freeman, PhD, Elissa Jelalian, PhD, Debra Lobato, PhD, Jack Nassau, PhD, Wendy Plante, PhD

Adolescent Forensic Psychology: Dating Violence Prevention for Juvenile Girls - POSITION FILLED
Rhode Island Hospital/Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Kathleen Kemp, PhD (primary), Christie Rizzo, PhD, Selby Conrad, PhD

Traumatic Stress: Social Context and Physiological Outcomes in Trauma-Exposed Adolescents - POSITION FILLED
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Nicole Nugent, PhD (primary), Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP

Adolescent Psychopathology
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Richard Liu, PhD, Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP 

Adolescent Psychopathology: Social and (Epi)genetic Influences on Adolescents Discharged from Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization - POSITION FILLED
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Nicole Nugent, PhD (primary), Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP, Richard Liu, PhD, Jennifer Wolff, PhD 

Advanced Quantitative Methods in Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences - POSITION FILLED
Brown University
Supervisor(s):  Richard Jones, ScD 

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY/BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE TRACK 

HIV Prevention and Care Research - NO LONGER RECRUITING 17-18 
The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s): Michael Carey, PhD (primary)

Stress, Coping & Chronic Illness
The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s): Lori Scott-Sheldon, PhD (primary), Michael Carey, PhD

Physical Activity Interventions & Mood Disorders - NO LONGER RECRUITING 17-18 
Butler Hospital
Supervisor(s): Ana Abrantes, PhD (primary), Lisa Uebelacker, PhD 

Addiction & Physical Activity Research - NO LONGER RECRUITING 17-18 
Butler Hospital

Supervisor(s): Ana Abrantes, PhD (primary), Michael Stein, MD, Claire Blevins, PhD

Advanced Quantitative Methods in Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences - POSITION FILLED
Brown University
Supervisor(s):  Richard Jones, ScD 

NEUROPSYCHOLOGY TRACK

Dementia Treatment - POSITION FILLED
Butler Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Paul Malloy, PhD (primary), Stephen Salloway, MD, Peter Snyder, PhD 

Advanced Quantitative Methods in Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences - POSITION FILLED
Brown University
Supervisor(s):  Richard Jones, ScD 


APA-accredited fellowships - primary emphasis on clinical training: These hospital-based clinical fellowships are funded by hospitals.

[Note:  VAMC-funded positions are contingent upon continued funding]

ADULT TRACK

Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Partial Hospital Program -  POSITION FILLED
Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Theresa Morgan, PhD (primary), Mark Zimmerman, MD, Kristy Dalrymple, PhD, Darren Holowka,PhD, Catherine D'Avanzato, PhD, Kirsten Langdon, PhD, Brian Pilecki, PhD 

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) 
Brown University
Supervisor(s):  Laura Sobik, PhD, Linda Welsh, PhD (primary) Jackie Twitchell, PhD, Erin Lane-Aaronian, PhD, Allyson Brathwaite-Gardner, PhD (faculty appointment pending for all listed), Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP

Interprofessional Care with Focus on PTSD/TBI (Returning Veterans) -  POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC  & New Bedford CBOC
Supervisor(s):   Jennifer Lambert, PhD (primary), Stephen Correia, PhD, Nancy Brand, PhD, Megan Spencer, PhD, Uma Subbiah, PhD 

Stress Disorder (PTSD)  -  POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC 

Supervisor(s): William Unger, PhD, Heather Frank, PhD, Christy Capone, PhD 

Substance Use Disorders Treatment  - POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC
Supervisor(s):   Jane Metrik, PhD (primary), Robert Tilton, PsyD (faculty appointment pending)

Services for Returning Veterans - Mental Health  -  POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC
Supervisor(s): Caren Francione, PhD, Nancy Brand, PHD, Elizabeth Chattillion, PhD

General Mental Health  -  POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC  
Supervisor(s): Janell Schartel, PhD (primary), Suzannah Mozely, PhD, William San Antonio, LICSW, Kathy Neil, LICSW (faculty appointment pending) 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Recovery Section Services - Mental Health - POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC
Supervisor(s): Marjorie Crozier, PsyD (primary), Armin Azar, PhD (faculty appointment pending)

CHILD TRACK

Early Childhood 
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Christine Low, PhD, Rebecca Newland, PhD, Stephanie Parade, PhD, Ronald Seifer, PhD, Rebecca Silver, PhD, Stephanie Shepard Umaschi, PhD 

Clinical Outcomes of Child Intensive Services  -  POSITION FILLED
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Anne Walters, PhD (primary), Angela Stewart, PhD, Stephanie Parade, PhD, Natalie Zervas, PhD

The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) 
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Jennifer Freeman, PhD (primary), Abbe Garcia, PhD, Michael Walther, PhD, Kristen Benito, PhD, Jennifer Herren, PhD, Christine Conelea, PhD, Brady Case, MD

School-Based Day Treatment and Child/Adolescent Psychopathology - POSITION FILLED
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Lisa Freda, PsyD (primary), James Chung-Brcak, PsyD, Laura Deihl, PhD, Alexis Lamb, PhD, Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP

Pediatric Psychology (pending final approval)  -  POSITION FILLED
Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s):
 Christopher Houck, PhD, Julie Boergers, PhD, Sarah Hagin, PhD, Margaret Mannix, PhD, Jack Nassau, PhD

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY/BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE TRACK

Primary Care Behavioral Health     -  POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC 
Supervisor(s):    Tracy O‚ÄôLeary Tevyaw, PhD (primary), Kevin McKay, PhD, Caitlin Burditt, PhD, Karen Oliver, PhD, Paul Pirraglia, MD 

NEUROPSYCHOLOGY TRACK 

Pediatric Neuropsychology - Memorial  - POSITION FILLED
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Rebecca McLean, PhD (primary), Julie  Wilson, PhD, Merideth Amaya Hodges, PhD, Viren D'Sa, MD, Christine Trask, PhD, ABPP

Neuropsychology - POSITION FILLED
Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Geoffrey Tremont, PhD, ABPP-CN (primary), Jennifer Davis, PhD, Andrea Sartori, PhD, Melissa Buttaro, PhD, David Aheren, PhD


Institutional NIH-funded Fellowships - research fellowships funded through an NIH T32 Training Grant: There are currently three NIH-supported institutional training grants associated with the DPHB.

There are also two NIH-supported institutional training grants associated with the Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies (CAAS):