Available Fellowships

2016-2017
 

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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

Mindfulness Research
Brown University
Supervisor(s):  Willoughby Britton, PhD, (primary), Jared Lindahl, PhD,  Eric Loucks, PhD

Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and Services (MIDAS) Project - POSITION FILLED
Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Mark Zimmerman, MD (primary) Iwona Chelminski, PhD, Kristy Dalrymple, PhD, Tracy Morgan, PhD, Darren Holowka, PhD

Suicide Prevention in High-Risk Populations - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Butler Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Lauren Weinstock, PhD (primary), Jennifer Primack, PhD, Ivan Miller, PhD

Integrated Primary Care Psychology - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Supervisor(s): Justin Nash, PhD (primary), Lisa Uebelacker, PhD, Charles Eaton, MD

Perinatal Mood Disorders - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Butler Hospital
Supervisor(s): Cynthia Battle, PhD (primary) 

Addiction & Physical Activity Research - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Butler Hospital

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

CHILD TRACK

Adolescent Forensic Psychology: Dating Violence Prevention for Juvenile Girls - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Rhode Island Hospital/Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Kathleen Kemp, PhD (primary), Christie Rizzo, PhD, Selby Conrad, PhD

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation in Pediatric Neuropsychiatric Disorders - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Lindsay Oberman, PhD (primary) 

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY/BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE TRACK 

HIV Prevention and Care Research - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s): Michael Carey, PhD (primary)

Integrated Primary Care Psychology - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Supervisor(s): Justin Nash, PhD (primary), Lisa Uebelacker, PhD, Charles Eaton, MD

Adolescent Depression and Adolescent Stress Response - POSITION FILLED
The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s): Laura Stroud, PhD (primary), Margaret Bublitz, PhD

Maternal Smoking/Depression and Offspring Biobehavioral Risk Processes - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s): Laura Stroud, PhD, John Todaro, PhD 

Addiction & Physical Activity Research - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Butler Hospital

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

NEUROPSYCHOLOGY TRACK

Aging and Dementia - POSITION FILLED
Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s): Geoffrey Tremont, PhD (primary), Brian Ott, MD (co-primary), Jennifer Davis, PhD, Andrea Sartori, PhD 


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

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

Interprofessional Care - POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC (Returning Veterans Program and PTSD Clinic) & New Bedford CBOC (Primary Care Behavioral Health) 
Supervisor(s):   Jennifer Lambert, PhD (primary), Stephen Correia, PhD, Nancy Brand, PhD, Megan Spencer, PhD, Uma Subbiah, PhD 

Stress Disorder - POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC

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

Substance Abuse Treatment  - POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC
Supervisor(s):   Jane Metrik, PhD (primary), Jayne Kurkjian, PhD, 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 (faculty appointment pending) 

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) 

Recovery Section Services - Mental Health - POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC
Supervisor(s): Marjorie Crozier, PsyD (primary), Bill Carr, PhD (faculty appointment pending)

CHILD TRACK

Early Childhood - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Christine Low, PhD, Stephanie Parade, PhD, Ronald Seifer, PhD, Rebecca Silver, PhD, Stephanie Shepard Umaschi, PhD 

Child/Adolescent Psychopathology in Therapeutic Schools - POSITION FILLED
Bradley Hospital/Portsmouth
Supervisor(s): Christine Bellanti, PhD (primary), Carol Faulkner, PhD, Debra Lobato, PhD

The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
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

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Adolescents - POSITION FILLED
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Jennifer Kittler, PhD (primary), Natalie Zervas, PhD, Kerri Kim, PhD, Anna Vellavicencio, PhD

School-Based Day Treatment and Child/Adolescent Psychopathology  - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Lisa Freda, PsyD (primary), James Chung-Brcak, PsyD, Laura Deihl, PhD, Melanie Dubard, PhD (faculty appointment pending), Alexis Lamb, PhD (faculty appointment pending), Anthony Spirito, PhD 

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY/BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE TRACK

HIV-Hepatitis C Virus - NO LONGER RECRUITING 16-17
Providence VAMC & The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Rebecca Papas, PhD (primary), John McGeary, PhD, Megan Pinkston, PhD, Janel Schartell, PhD 

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, Alan Sirota, PhD, Paul Pirraglia, MD 

NEUROPSYCHOLOGY TRACK 

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

Geriatric Neuropsychology - POSITION FILLED
Butler Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Paul Malloy, PhD (primary), Stephen Salloway, MD, Athene Lee, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychology - Bradley - POSITION FILLED
Bradley Hospial
Supervisor(s):  Gregg Selke, PhD (primary), Karen Holler, PhD, Eric Morrow, MD, PhD 

Neuropsychology/Geropsychology - POSITION FILLED
Providence VAMC
Supervisor(s):  Stephen Correia, PhD (primary), Megan Spencer, PhD, Pamela Steadman-Wood, PhD, Tracey O'Leary Tevyaw, 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):