Available Fellowships 2020-2021

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Postdoctoral fellowships are offered with either a primary research focus or a primary clinical focus.  Descriptions of available fellowships can be found below:  

Clinical Psychology Program (CPP) 

Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program (CNSP)

Research Fellowship Program (RFP) & NIH-Funded Institutional T32 Training Grants

Learn more about the research and clinical interests of faculty listed below.


Clinical Psychology Program (CPP):  These fellowships are APA-accredited in the Traditional Practice Program and provide general training in clinical psychology within a hospital-based setting.  [Note:  VAMC-funded positions are contingent upon continued funding]

Training Site Track Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title Clinical Population served Supervisors Clinical/ Research/ Didactics %
Rhode Island Hospital Adult

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 

POSITION FILLED

Adults 18+ Theresa Morgan, PhD  (primary) Mark Zimmerman, MD, Kristy Dalrymple, PhD (research), Catherine D’Avanzato, PhD, Kristin Davidoff, PhD, Adriana Hyams, PhD, Doug Long, PhD, Savannah McSheffrey, PhD, Molly Meth, PhD, Olga Obraztsova, PhD, Rachel Ojserkis, PhD 70/20/10
Providence VAMC Adult

General Mental Health

POSITION FILLED

Veterans Alexandra Chiulli Burns, PsyD (primary),  Susannah Mozley-Hopkins, PhD, & Laura Fabricant, PhD 70/20/10
Providence VAMC Adult

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Co-Occurring Mood Disorders

POSITION FILLED

Veterans

Jane Metrik, PhD  (primary), Robert Tilton, PsyD

70/20/10
Providence VAMC Adult

Trauma and Readjustment Clinic

POSITION FILLED

Veterans

Clinical: Caren Francione, PhD & Jennifer Lambert, PhD (primary), Elizabeth Chattillion, PhD, Laura Fabricant, PhD, Nancy Brand, PhD, Amy Cameron, PhD, Samantha Collum, PsyD (depending upon specialized trainings opportunity selected)

Research: TBD

70/20/10
Women & Infants Hospital Adult

Perinatal Mental Health

POSITION FILLED

Adults Shannon Erisman, PhD, Margaret Howard, PhD 70/20/10
Providence VAMC Adult

Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Section Services-Mental Health 

POSITION FILLED

Veterans

Clinical: Marjorie Crozier, PsyD (primary), Armin Azar, PhD (faculty appointment pending)

Research: TBD 

70/20/10
Providence VAMC Adult

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) 

POSITION FILLED

Veterans

Clinical: Heather Frank, PhD (primary), William Unger, PhD, Christy Capone, PhD, Amy Cameron, PhD

Research: TBD 

70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) - NO LONGER RECRUITING 20-21

Adolescents ages 13-18 years

Kerri Kim, PhD  (primary) Janine Galione, PhD

70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child

Adolescent Intensive Services

POSITION FILLED

Adolescents Jennifer Wolff, PhD (primary), Katie Affleck, PhD, Marc Perkel, PsyD  70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Developmental Disabilities -  NO LONGER RECRUITING 20-21 Children, adolescents, and families Barbara Tylenda, PhD, ABPP (primary), Stephen Sheinkopf, PhD (primary reseach) 70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child

Early Childhood

POSITION FILLED

Young children Christine Low, PhD (primary), Rebecca Newland Kilch, PhD, Stephanie Parade, PhD, Rebecca Silver, PhD, Stephanie Shepard Umaschi, PhD 60/30/10
Bradley Hospital / RIFC Child

Adolescent Forensic and Addiction Psychology

POSITION FILLED

Children & Adolescents Kathleen Kemp, PhD (primary -Mental Health Clinic), Selby Conrad, PhD (primary-Bradley Hospital), Robert Miranda Jr., PhD (primary-Bradley Hospital) 70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Behavioral Health Treatment of Children with Autism and Developmental Disabillities Children & Teens 5-18 Karen Cammuso, PhD, Giulia Righi, PhD (primary), Valerie Vorderstrasse, PsyD, Shvali Sarawgi, PhD 70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child

The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC)

POSITION FILLED

Children & Adolescents (ages 5-18) Abbe Garcia, PhD  (primary), Jennifer Freeman, PhD,  Michael Walther, PhD, Jennifer Herren, PhD, Kristen Benito, PhD, Brady Case, MD 60/30/10
Rhode Island Hospital Child

Pediatric Psychology

POSITION FILLED

Children & Adolescents

Margaret Mannix, PhD (primary)   [Additional supervisor(s) decided upon acceptance]

70/20/10
Providence VAMC Health Psychology/ Behavioral Medicine

Primary Care Behavioral Health  

POSITION FILLED

Veterans

Clinical: Kevin McKay, PhD (primary), Caitlin Burditt, PhD, Tracy O'Leary Tevyaw, PhD, Karen Oliver, PhD

Research: TBD

70/20/10

 

Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program (CNSP): These fellowships are APA-accredited on contingency in the Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program and provide training in clinical neuropsychology within a hospital-based setting. [Note: VAMC-funded positions are contingent upon continued funding]

Training Site Track Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title Clinical Population served Supervisors Clinical/ Research/ Didactics %
Rhode Island Hospital Neuro

Aging & Dementia

POSITION FILLED

Adults, Geriatric Geoffrey Tremont, PhD, ABPP-CN (primary), Brian Ott, MD, Jennifer Davis, PhD, ABPP-CN, Seth Margolis, PhD 50/40/10
Butler Hospital Neuro

Geriatric Neuropsychology

POSITION FILLED

Geriatric Nicole McLaughlin, PhD (primary) Stephen Correia, PhD, Athene Lee, PhD, Louisa Thompson, PhD, Stephen Salloway, MD 70/20/10
Providence VAMC Neuro

Neuropsychology/Geropsychology

POSITION FILLED

Geriatric  Megan Spencer, PhD (primary),  Donald Labbe, PhD, Pamela Steadman-Wood, PhD, ABPP, Tracy O’Leary-Tevyaw, PhD, Stephen Correia, PhD, ABPP-CN (research) 70/20/10
Providence VAMC Neuro

Neuropsychology & Intervention

POSITION FILLED

Adult Donald Labbe, PhD (primary), Megan Spencer, PhD 70/20/10

 

Research Fellowship Program (RFP): These fellowships provide postdoctoral research training from various disciplines within a hospital-based setting. [Note:  VAMC-funded positions are contingent upon continued funding]

Training Site Track Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title Clinical Population served Supervisors Clinical/ Research/ Didactics %
Rhode Island Hospital Adult

Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and Services (MIDAS) Project

POSITION FILLED

Adult Mark Zimmerman, MD (primary), Iwona Chelminski, PhD, Kristy Dalrymple, PhD, Tracy Morgan, PhD 10/80/10
Brown University Adult

Interdisciplinary Mindfulness and Meditation Research

POSITION FILLED

n/a Willoughby Britton, PhD (primary),  Jared Lindahl, PhD 0/90/10
Providence VA Medical Center Adult CfNN Neuroimaging and Neuromodulation n/a Noah Philip, MD (primary), Jennifer Berredo, PhD, Benjamin Greenberg, MD, PhD, Tracie Shea, PhD 0/90/10
Butler Hospital Adult COBRE Center for Neuromodulation n/a

Benjamin Greenberg, MD PhD (primary),  Linda Carpenter, MD, Noah Philip, MD,   Jennifer Barredo, PhD

0/90/10
Butler Hospital Adult

Suicide Assessment and Technology  Research

POSITION FILLED

Adults Heather Schatten, PhD (primary), Michael Armey, PhD 25/65/10
Butler Hospital Adult Transitions in Care Adults Brandon Gaudiano, PhD (primary), Ivan Miller, PhD  12.5/77.5/10
Brown University Adult Diversity Research and Evaluation n/a Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP (primary), Joe Diaz, MD, Shontay Delalue, PhD 0/90/10
The Mirial Hospital Health Psychology/ Behavioral Medicine

Prevention of Obesity in Infants and Toddlers

POSITION FILLED

Infants through school age; emphasis on young children Elissa Jelalian, PhD (primary), Stephanie Parade, PhD, Rena Wing, PhD 15/75/10
Women & Infants Child Epigenetics and Neurodevelopment in Preterm Infants NO LONGER RECRUITING 20-21 n/a Barry Lester, PhD (primary) 0/90/10
Bradley Hospital Child

Stress, Trauma, and Resilience

Birth through school-age children and their families/caregivers Stephanie Parade, PhD (primary), Christine Low, PhD, Rebecca Newland, PhD, Rebecca Silver, PhD 12.5/77.5/10
Brown University Neuropsychology Alzheimer’s Research - Neuroimaging Geriatric Hwamee Oh, PhD (primary), Stephen Correia, PhD,  Stephen Salloway, MD 0-12.5/77.5-90/10

Also see NIH-Funded Institutional T32 Training Grants


NIH-funded Institutional T32 Training Grants: There are currently three NIH-supported institutional training grants associated with the DPHB that are recruiting.

Training Site Track Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title
Rhode Island Hospital Child

Research Training Program in Child Mental Health POSITIONS FILLED

Rhode Island Hospital Child/ Adult/ Health Psychology/ Behavioral Medicine Research Training Program in Adolescent/Young Adult Biobehavioral HIV POSTIONS FILLED
The Miriam Hospital Health Psychology/ Behavioral Medicine Research Training in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine POSITIONS FILLED

 


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

 

Please visit CAAS website for application information.