Available Fellowships

Available Fellowships 2022-2023 

Please continue to check this site - new fellowships will be added as they become available!

The Postdoctoral Fellowship Training Program is committed to the mission of increasing diversity among its trainees and faculty. 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 Child Psychology Specialty Program (CCPSP)

Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Prog​ram (CNSP)

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

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 Area of Emphasis Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title Clinical Population served Supervisors Clinical/ Research/ Didactics %
VAMC Adult Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Co-Occurring Mood Disorders  Adult, Veterans

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

70/20/10
VAMC Adult General Mental Health  Adult, Veterans, Family

Alexandra Chiulli Burns, PsyD, additional clinical supervisor pending,  Research: TBD 

70/20/10
VAMC Adult Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Section Services-Mental Health Adult, Veterans, Under-Served Homeless Marjorie Crozier, PsyD, Armin Azar, PhD, Research: TBD  70/20/10
VAMC Adult Trauma and Readjustment Clinic (2 positions)  Adult, Veterans Caren Francione, PhD, Laura Fabricant, PhD, Research: TBD  70/20/10
VAMC Adult Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Adult, Veterans Heather Frank, PhD (primary), William Unger, PhD, Christy Capone, PhD, Amy Cameron, PhD, Research: TBD  70/20/10
VAMC Beh Med Primary Care Behavioral Health Adult, Veterans Kevin McKay, PhD (primary), Caitlin Burditt, PhD, Tracy O'Leary Tevyaw, PhD, Karen Oliver, PhD, Research: TBD 70/20/10
Rhode Island Hospital Adult Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)  Adult Douglas Long, PhD, et al 70/20/10
Rhode Island Hospital Adult Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Trauma and PTSD  Adult Douglas Long, PhD, et al 70/20/10
Rhode Island Hospital Adult Family Therapy  Family Abigail Mansfield Marcaccio, PhD (primary), Jeniimarie Febres, PhD, Gabor Keither, MD, Richard Archambault, EdD 70/20/10
Women & Infants Hospital Adult Perinatal Mental Health  Adult Shannon Erisman, PhD, Margaret Howard, PhD, Research: TBD 70/20/10

 

 

 

 

 

Clinical Child Psychology Specialty Program (CCPSP): provides training in clinical child psychology within hospital-based, school, and forensic settings.   [Note: The CCPSP is currently part of the APA-accredited CPP.  In the fall of 2020, the CCPSP submitted its self-study for APA-accreditation as a new specialty program in clinical child psychology.]  

Training Site Area of Emphasis Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title Clinical Population Served Supervisors Clinical/ Research/ Didactics %
Bradley Hospital Child Clinical Outcomes of Child Intensive Services Adolescents, Children, Families Anne Walters, PhD, Stephanie Parade, PhD, Kerri Kim, PhD, Justin Parent, PhD, Mandy Witkin, LICSW, Ryann Morrison, PhD 70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Adolescent Intensive Services  Adolescents Katie Affleck, PhD (primary), Jennifer Wolff, PhD, Claire Nicogossian, PsyD 70/20/10
Rhode Island Hospital Child Pediatric Psychology Pediatric, Family

Margaret Mannix, PhD, Rawya Al-JaBari, PhD, Rebecca Laptook, PhD

70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Adolescent Forensic and Addiction Psychology  Children, Adolescents Kathleen Kemp, PhD, Selby Conrad, Ph.D, Robert Miranda Jr., PhD 70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Early Childhood  Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers Christine Low, PhD, Rebecca Newland Kilch, PhD, Stephanie Parade, PhD, Rebecca Silver, PhD, Stephanie Shepard Umaschi, PhD 60/30/10
Bradley Hospital Child The Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC)  Children, Adolescents 

Jennifer Herren, PhD (primary), Jennifer Freeman, PhD, Michael Walther, PhD, Kristen Benito, PhD, Erin O’Connor, PhD, Sarah Morris, PhD 

70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Treating Adolescents with Severe Emotion Dysregulation and Co-Occurring Substance Use Adolescents Kerri Kim, PhD & Selby Conrad, PhD (co-primary) 70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Adolescent Acute Care Services for Addiction and High-Risk Behaviors Adolescents Elisabeth Frazier, PhD, Robert Miranda, Jr., PhD (primary) 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 Area of Emphasis Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title Clinical Population served Supervisors Clinical/ Research/ Didactics %
VAMC Neuro Neuropsychology/Geropsychology  Adult, Geriatric Megan Spencer, PhD (primary), Donald Labbe, PhD, Pamela Steadman-Wood, PhD, ABPP, Ryan Van Patten, PhD (appointment pending), Ronald Smith, PhD (appointment pending), Tracy O'Leary Tevyaw, PhD, Stephen Correia, PhD, ABPP-CN 70/20/10
VAMC Neuro Neuropsychology and Intervention  Adult, Veterans Donald Labbe, PhD (primary), Megan Spencer, PhD, Ryan Van Patten, PhD (appointment pending) 70/20/10
Butler Hospital Neuro Geriatric Neuropsychology Geriatric Nicole McLaughlin, PhD (primary), Stephen Correia, PhD, ABPP-CN, Athene Lee, PhD, Louisa Thompson, PhD, Stephen Salloway, MD, Brian Castelluccio, PhD 70/20/10

 

Rhode Island Hospital 

Neuro Aging and Dementia  Adult, Geriatric Geoffrey Tremont, PhD, ABPP-CN (primary), Jennifer Davis, PhD, ABPP-CN, Jonathan Drake, MD, Seth Margolis, PhD, Chuang Kuo Wu, MD 60/30/10

 

 

Research Fellowship Program (RFP): These fellowships provide postdoctoral research training from various disciplines within a hospital-based setting. RFP Fellowships are not APA-accredited.  [Note:  VAMC-funded positions are contingent upon continued funding]

Training Site Accepting Early Decision Area of Emphasis Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title Clinical Population served Supervisors Clinical/ Research/ Didactics %
Rhode Island Hospital Yes Adult Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and Services (MIDAS) Project Adult Mark Zimmerman, MD (primary), Iwona Chelminski, PhD, Kristy Dalrymple, PhD 10/80/10
Butler Hospital No Adult Transitions of Care Interventions for Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia Adult Brandon Gaudiano, PhD (primary), Ivan Miller, PhD 12.5/77.5/10
Brown University Yes Adult, Beh Med, Child Implementation Science n/a A. Rani Elwy, PhD (primary) 0/90/10
Brown University No Adult Interdisciplinary Mindfulness and Meditation Research Adult Willoughby Britton, PhD (primary), Jared Lindahl, PhD, Ethan Moitra, PhD 0/90/10
Brown University No Adult Menstrual Cycle Exacerbation of Borderline Personality Disorder  Adult Jessica Peters, PhD (primary), Leslie Brick, PhD 12.5/77.5/10
Butler Hospital No Adult, Beh Med Addiction & Physical Activity Research Adult Ana Abrantes, PhD (primary), Lisa Uebelacker, PhD, Michael Stein, MD 15/75/10
The Miriam Hospital Yes Beh Med Weight Control  Adult, Children, Adolescent, Disadvantaged populations Rena Wing, PhD, Graham Thomas, PhD, Elissa Jelalian, PhD 0/90/10
Brown University No Child Adolescent Psychopathology/Treatment Research Adolescent Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP (primary), Jennifer Wolff, PhD 15/75/10
Bradley Hospital No Child Adolescent Psychopathology and Psychotherapy Adolescent Yovanska Duarte-Velez, PhD (primary), Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP 45/45/10
Rhode Island Hospital No Child Pediatric Health Disparities  Pediatric Daphne Koinis Mitchell, PhD (primary) 0/90/10
Bradley Hospital Yes Child Sleep, Sleep Loss and the Neuroscience of Attention and Learning in Children Children, Adolescents Jared Saletin, PhD (primary) 0/90/10
Bradley Hospital No Child Adolescent Emotion Regulation and Risk Behaviors Early Adolescents Christopher Houck, PhD (primary) 12.5/77.5/10
Hasbro/Bradley Hospital No Child *NEW Pediatric Asthma and Weight Management Research  Pediatric Elizabeth McQuaid, PhD, ABPP (primary), Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, PhD, Elissa Jelalian, PhD, Wend Plante, PhD (primary clinical) 20/70/10
Brown University Yes Neuro Alzheimer’s Research - Neuroimaging Adult, Geriatric Hwamee Oh, PhD (primary), Jennifer Barredo, PhD, Nicole McLaughlin, PhD, Stephen Correia, PhD, ABPP-CN, Stephen Salloway, MD 0/90/10

 

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

Training Site Accepting Early Decision Training Grant Area of Emphasis Postdoctoral Fellowship Position Title
Rhode Island Hospital No Child Research Training Program in Child Mental Health 
Rhode Island Hospital Yes Child/ Adult/ Health Psychology/ Behavioral Medicine Research Training Program in Adolescent/Young Adult Biobehavioral HIV 
    Brown University Yes Adult Suicide Research T32

      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.