Available Fellowships

Available Fellowships 2021-2022 

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

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

Alexandra Chiulli Burns, PsyD, Susannah Mozley-Hopkins, PhD, Laura Fabricant, PhD,  Research supervisor TBD 

70/20/10
Butler Hospital Adult Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum & Anxiety Disorders Adult Maria Mancebo, PhD (Primary), Rachel Simmons, PhD, Kimberley Chiappone, MD 70/20/10
VAMC Adult Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Section Services-Mental Health  Adult, Veterans Marjorie Crozier, PsyD, Armin Azar, PhD, Research: TBD  70/20/10
VAMC Adult Trauma and Readjustment Clinic (2 positions) Adult, Veterans Caren Francione, PhD, Jennifer F. Lambert, PhD, Research: TBD  70/20/10
Rhode Island Hospital Adult Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)   Adult Douglas Long, PhD, et al 70/20/10
Women & Infants Hospital Adult Perinatal Mental Health Adult Shannon Erisman, PhD, Margaret Howard, 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
           
           

 

 

 

 

 

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, 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, Sarah Barnes, PhD, Mandy Witkin, LICSW, Ryann Morrison, PhD 70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Adolescent Intensive Services Adolescents Katie Affleck, PhD (primary), Jennifer Wolff, PhD, Mary Kate (M.K.) Oakley, PhD 70/20/10
Rhode Island Hospital Child Pediatric Psychology Pediatric, Family

Margaret Mannix, PhD,  Katharine Reynolds, PhD, Rebecca Laptook, PhD

70/20/10
Bradley Hospital Child Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents (DBT-A) Adolescents Kerri Kim, PhD (primary), Heather MacPherson, 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
           

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 %
Bradley Hospital Neuro Pediatric Neuropsychology   Pediatric Gregg Selke, PhD (primary), Karen Holler, PhD, ABPP, Christine Trask, PhD, ABPP, Brian Kavanaugh, PsyD 70/20/10

 

Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital

Neuro Neuropsychology (2 positions) Geriatric Geoffrey Tremont, PhD, ABPP-CN (primary), David Ahern, PhD, Melissa Buttaro, PhD, ABPP-CN, Jennifer Davis, PhD, ABPP-CN, Seth Margolis, PhD,
Sarah Pillemer, PhD
70/20/10
           

 

 

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 %
VAMC Yes Adult Neuroimaging and Neuromodulation - POSITION FILLED Adult, Veterans Noah S. Philip, MD, (primary), Jennifer Barredo, PhD, Benjamin D. Greenberg MD, PhD, Tracie M Shea, PhD 0/90/10
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
Bradley Hospital No Child Adolescent Mental Health Adolescents Kathleen Kemp, PhD, (primary), Elizabeth Thompson, PhD 20/70/10
Rhode Island Hospital Yes Adult Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and Services (MIDAS) Project
 
Adults Mark Zimmerman, MD (primary), Iwona Chelminski, PhD, Kristy Dalrymple, PhD 12.5/77.5/10
Brown University Yes Neuro Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging and Alzheimer’s disease  Adults, Geriatric Hwamee Oh, PhD 0/90/10
Brown University Yes Neuro Cognitive Neuroscience of Risk and Resilience in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease - POSITION FILLED Adults, Geriatric Hwamee Oh, PhD 0/90/10
Brown University No Neuro Alzheimer’s Research-MD or PhD  Geriatric Stephen Salloway, MD (prim), Stephen Corriea, PhD, ABPP-CN 20/70/10

 

NIH-funded Institutional T32 Training Grants: There are currently three 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
    The Miriam Hospital No Health Psychology/ Behavioral Medicine Research Training in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine
    The Miriam Hospital No Child Childhood Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (STAR 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.