People

People

Faculty, Staff, and Students

Core Faculty

  • Georita M. Frierson, Ph.D. (Director of Clinical Training)
    • Psychosocial oncology; physical activity; community engagement.
    • CV
  • D.J. Angelone, Ph.D.
    • Sexual aggression; sexual risk taking; alcohol use and treatment.
    • CV
  • Tom Dinzeo, Ph.D.
    • Schizophrenia-spectrum disorders and individual differences in personality, emotion response, cognition, and health/lifestyle behaviors.
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  • Jim A. Haugh, Ph.D.
    • Etiology & treatment of depression, anxiety, and eating disorders; prediction of co-morbid psychological disorders.
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  • Meredith C. Joppa, Ph.D.
    • Dating violence and HIV prevention; adolescent/young adult romantic relationships and attachment.
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  • MaryLouise E. Kerwin, Ph.D. (Department Head)
    • Treatment outcome studies of behavioral interventions for autism, substance use, pediatric feeding, and parenting.
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  • Kimberly C. Kirby, Ph.D.
    • Substance Use Disorders; applied behavior analysis; contingency management; community reinforcement and family training.
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  • Bethany Raiff, Ph.D.
    • Applied behavior analysis; technology-based interventions; smoking cessation; contingency management.
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  • Michelle Ennis Soreth, Ph.D.
    • Experimental analysis of behavior; applied behavior analysis, treatment of developmental and behavior disorders, parent training, verbal behavior.
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  • Jeffrey Greeson, Ph.D.
    • Mindfulness, Stress & Health; an interdisciplinary research program that integrates psychology with health, medicine, and basic science.
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Affiliated Faculty

  • Dustin Fife, Ph.D.
    • Research focuses on how to apply missing data strategies to adjust statistical estimates obtained with convenience samples. (Statistics)
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  • Joanna Petrides, Psy.D
    • Focused on understanding of psychiatric disorders, how they present in a medical setting, and how to treat such disorders, as well as, ways in which to improve holistic care of patients through improved interpersonal interactions
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  • Lisa Farkas, Psy.D.
    • Clinical interests are in the areas of treating emerging adults with depression and anxiety,  and in treating children and families affected by neurodevelopmental disorders
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  • Melanie Freedman, Ph.D.
    • Specializes in conducting comprehensive evaluations for family court matters and parent, child, and adolescent diagnostic evaluations
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  • Cori E. McMahon, Psy.D.
    • Clinical focus is in the management of chronic disease (cancer, HIV) in general and in women's issues, sexuality and sexual dysfunction, and in end-of-life specifically.
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  • David J Libon, Ph.D.
    • Focus is on developing new measures to operationally- define known areas of neurocognitive disability that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease/ vascular dementia spectrum dementia and mild cognitive impairment.
    • CV

Staff

  • Ms. Brenda Harkins, Department Secretary
  • Mr. Daniel Dantinne, Assistant to the Department Head
  • Mr. Pierre Leon, Graduate Assistant to the Director of Clinical Training

Graduate Students