Leadership

  • Steven Rasmussen

    Department Chair

    Steven A. Rasmussen, MD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. 

  • Tracey Guthrie

    Residency Training Director

    Tracey Guthrie, MD, is the Residency Training Director for the Brown University General Psychiatry Residency Program.  She is Associate Professor (Clinical) of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Associate Professor of Medical Science (Clinical)

  • Laura Whiteley

    Associate Residency Program Director

    Dr. Laura Whiteley is the Associate Director of the General Psychiatry Training Program. Dr. Whiteley obtained her undergraduate degree, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine. She then completed a residency in adult psychiatry and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Brown University.

  • Director of Research

    Dr. Tyrka received her MD and PhD in medicine and psychology through a combined program at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a psychiatry residency at Brown Medical School and further research training in clinical neuroscience at the Mood Disorders Research Program and Laboratory for Clinical Neuroscience at Butler Hospital and Brown University. Dr.

  • Director of Curriculum

    Daniella Palermo, MD, is the Curriculum Director for the Brown University General Psychiatry Residency Program. She is Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.

  • Sarah Carnevale

    Residency Program Coordinator

    Sarah Carnevale joined the Brown Psychiatry Residency Program in August of 2014 as Assistant Coordinator and became Program Coordinator in September of 2015. Prior to joining the residency, she worked as an Academic Program Coordinator for Brown’s School of Professional Studies.

  • Assistant Program Coordinator

    Sherri Capozzoli joined the Brown Psychiatry Residency Program in October 2015. Prior to joining the residency, she worked as an Administrative Assistant to the VP of Finance/CFO for Care New England.  She has also worked at the Rhode Island Philharmonic in Philanthropy/ Fund Raising.