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Postdocs (current position)

  • Natasha Matthews, PhD. (Senior Lecturer in Psychology, U. Queensland, Australia)
  • Jejoong Kim, PhD. (Associate Prof. of Psychology, Duksung University, Seoul, Korea)
  • Jutta Mayer, PhD. (Research Scientist, Dept of Psychology, Goethe University, Frankfurt)
  • Sirawaj Itthipuripat, PhD. (Researcher, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thailand)
  • Derek Dean, PhD. (Business Analyst at Epilog Laser, Denver)

Graduate Students (current position)

  • Patrick Skosnik, PhD. (Associate Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, Yale University)
  • Kelly Minor, PhD. (Clinical Psychologist, Palo Alto)
  • Christine Hooker, PhD. (Professor of Psychology, Rush University, Chicago)
  • Ekaterina Zallkind, M.A. (Senior Director, Medical Writing, Health and Wellness Partners)
  • Junghee Lee, PhD. (F. Cleveland Kinney Endowed Prof.of Psychiatry, Univ. of Alabama)
  • Bradley Folley, PhD. (Director of Medical Psychology, Norton Neuroscience Inst, Louisville)
  • Jejoong Kim, PhD. (Associate Professor of Psychology, Duksung University, Seoul, Korea)
  • Mikisha Doop, M.A. (Consultant at DNV GL, Nashville)
  • Katy Thakkar, PhD. (AssociateProfessor of Psychology, Michigan State University)
  • Joel Peterman, PhD. (Neuropsychologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle)
  • Rachel Aaron, PhD. (Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University Medical School)
  • Taylor Benson, PhD. (Staff Psychologist, William James College, Boston)
  • Laura Hieber Adery, PhD. (Post doc at UCLA)
  • Megan Ichinose, PhD. (Post doc atUCLA)
  • Mary Tarsha, M.Ed. (PhD student at Notre Dame)

Undergraduate Students (postgraduate degree l current position)

  • Northwestern University
    • Sarah Schoppe, PhD. (PhD. University of Illinois | Professor, Ohio State University)
    • Michele Laciak, MD. (MD. IndianaUniversity | Assistant Prof. of Medicine, Indiana University)
    • Mary-Frances O’Connor, PhD. (PhD. University of Arizona | Associate Professor, U. of Arizona)
    • Ted Wissin, MD. (MD. University of Minnesota | Faculty at Maine Medical Center, ME)
    • Chris Knopick, MD. (MD. Northwestern University | Kaiser Medical Center, Vallejo, CA)
    • Emily Knurek, JD. (JD. Chicago-Kent College of Law | McDermott Will & Emery, Chicago)
    • Tara Swisher Mayes, MD. (MD. Ohio State University | Psychiatrist in Columbus, OH)
    • Tara McMichael, MD. (MD. University of Minnesota, MA. Counseling Psychology, Columbia University, MN Lea Spatz-Glenn | Lakeview Clinic)
    • Nataria Pitiyanuvath, MD. (MD. University of St. Louis | Neurologist in Chattanooga, TN)
    • Paulette Janus, MSW. (MSW. University of Illinois | Janus Behavioral Health Services, LLC)
    • Cathryn Freid, PhD. (PhD. Vanderbilt University | Private Practice, Newton MA)
    • Paula Han, JD. (JD. Pepperdine University, LLM, NYU | Associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP)
    • Gina Clark, PhD., MD. (PhD. University of Oxford, MD. University of Iowa| Psychiatrist at UCSF)
    • Lauren Rosenberg, CPA. (CPA. ProgramDirector ASO Inclusion, Anthem, Inc.)
    • Tara Niendam, PhD. (PhD. UCLA | Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UC-Davis)
    • Isadora Rapoport, PhD. (PhD. Emory University | McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff)
    • Luke Velders, MBE. (MBE. U of Pennsylvania | Senior Program Manager, Takeda Pharmaceuticals)
    • Aref Jabbour, PhD. (PhD. Penn State University | Trial Behavior Consulting, CA)
    • Alexis Duncan, PhD. (PhD. St. Louis University | Associate Prof., Social Work, Washington Univ.)
    • Abraham Burgess, JD. (JD. Boston University | Tully Rinckey PLLC, Washington DC)
    • Summer Sheremata, PhD. (PhD. Boston University | Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic Univ.)
    • Julie Spicer, PhD. (PhD. Columbia | Assistant Prof., Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine)
    • Yoko Okado, PhD. (PhD. Johns Hopkins | Lecturer, Brandeis University)
    • Gershon Cattan (Professional Capital Services, Philadelphia)
    • Amanda Moates, PhD. (PhD. Univ. of Texas | Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Dallas)
    • Valerie Jefferis, PhD. (PhD. Ohio State University)
  • Vanderbilt University
    • Caroline Clemmons, PhD. (PhD. Dartmouth | Director of Research at Artesian Wellness)
    • Mikisha Doop, M.A. (M.A. Vanderbilt | Consultant at DNV GL, Nashville)
    • Robyn Honea, PhD. (PhD. University of Oxford | Research Associate Professor, U of Kansas)
    • Rusty Philips, PhD. (MD. Dartmouth College | Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Med. Ctr, Boston MA)
    • Soha Patel, MD. (MD. University of South Florida | Assistant Professor of OB-GYN, VUMC)
    • Eric Spencer (Associate in Capital Markets, Jones Lang LaSalle, Atlanta)
    • Kyle Kirby, MS. (MS. University of Colorado, Boulder | Teaching Certification, St. Vincent College)
    • Crystal Gibsonm, MPH (MPH Yale | CDC Applied Epidemiology Fellow, Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services)
    • Hilary Weiss, MSN. (MSN. Vanderbilt | Nurse Practitioner at St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville)
    • Frank Horton, MFA. (MFA. Emerson | Head of Product Development for Applified Inc. Boston)
    • Julia Taylor Cheek, MBA. (MBA. Harvard | CEO Everywell, Austin TX)
    • Parzival Popof (Mental Health Therapist, Working Choices Inc, and Co-owner of SequiaMyr)
    • Jennifer Montesi, PhD. (PhD. Temple University | Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Los Angeles)
    • Amanda Mitchell, PhD. (PhD. Vanderbilt | Post-Doc Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, NYC)
    • Amanda Silva, MD. (MD. University of Texas Medical School | University of Chicago)
    • Rachana Modi, MBA (MBA Georgia Tech | Senior Associate at KPMG Atlanta)
    • Randall Minas, PhD. (PhD. Indiana U-Bloomington | Associate Professor, University of Hawaii)
    • Eric Liss, MD. (MPH Emory, MD. Florida International University| Riverside Health System, VA)
    • Jessica Galella, MSW. (MSW. Baylor| Director of Outpatient Services at Nix Health Care System)
    • Kathleen Collins, MD. (MD. Vanderbilt| Pediatric Rheumatologist, Children’s Hospital, Stanford)
    • Matthew Walker, MSW. (MSW. University of Southern California | Therapist at Families First of Florida)
    • Levy Nguyen, MBA. (MArch. MBA. University of Cincinnati | Project Architect, Caldwell Associates)
    • Kate Filip, PhD. (PhD. Northwestern University | Post-doc, Northwestern University)
    • Brittany MacDonald Owen, MD. (MD. George Washington Univ. | Cardiologist, UTHealth, Houston)
    • Amanda Cumming, M.A. (M.A. MTSU | Statistical Research Specialist TN Department of Revenue)
    • Heathman Nichols (Senior Project Manager at Anytime Pediatrics, Nashville)
    • Sam Sander, MD. (MD. University of Missouri | Neuroradiology Fellow, Washington University)
    • Kathleen Mitchell, PA (PA, Mercer University)
    • Kathleen Grunder, MSc. (MSc. University of Connecticut, Chief Biomedical Engineer at VA)
    • Michael Bradshaw, M.A. (M.A. MTSU | Consultant at CTS Inc.)
    • Rachel Nolan, MD. (MD. PhD. Drexel University)
    • Channing Cochran, PsyD. (PsyD. Baylor University | Clinical Psychologist in Salt Lake City)
    • Lindsey Gilling McIntosh, PhD. (PhD. University of Edinburgh | Post-Doc University of Edinburgh)
    • Jessica Wise, PhD. (PhD. U of Texas-Austin | Post-Doc at UCSF)
    • Tristan Barsky, PsyD. (PsyD. Long Island U | Staff Psychologist, Johns Hopkins U. Counseling Center)
    • Lyndsey Bradley, MD. (MD. UCLA | Anesthesiologist, UCLA)
    • Rachel Slutsky, MA. (MA. Manhattan School of Music)
    • Jeffery Bass, MA. (MA. MTSU | PhD student at Tennessee Tech.)
    • Michael Geoghegan, MSN RN (MSN RN, Vanderbilt | Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Providence Beh. Health)
    • Diana Minevski Woodcock, JD. (JD. Southern Methodist Univ. | Attorney at Kuiper Law Firm, Houston)
    • Remy Arnold, MSc. (MSc. NYU | Founder of RNA Life Coaching NYC)
    • Amit Bilgi (Senior Data Scientist, Goodwater Capital)
    • Jordan Plaxico, MSN RN (MSN RN, Vanderbilt | Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, VUMC)
    • Julia Zhu, MBA. (MBA. UC Berkeley | Marketing Managerat REAL System by Penumbra, Inc.)
    • Jamie Michael, JD. (JD. student at Vanderbilt University)
    • Soo Young Kim (Analyst at Benenson Strategy Group NYC)
    • Madison Wagener, PhD. (PhD. student, Vanderbilt Quantitative Psychology program)
    • Annika Nilsen, MD. (MD. Northwestern University | Resident OB-BYN Northwestern Hospital)
    • Jasmine Sondhi, MD. (MD. Hofstra University | Resident at Childrens Hospital U of Pittsburgh)
    • Stephanie Sadeeh, MSc. (MSc. Boston Univ. | MD student Virginia Commonwealth University)
    • Ashley Vega, MEd. (MEd. Vanderbilt|Intelligence Analyst at FBI)
    • Matthew Snodgress, PhD. (PhD. student, University of Minnesota)
    • Jacob Dingle (Business Analyst, Embedded Healthcare)
    • Makayla Williams, MD. (MD. St. Louis University | Resident at Baylor)
    • Scott Blain, PhD. (PhD. U of Minnesota | Post-doc at U of Michigan)
    • Kamyl Harvey, MD. (MD. Quillen College of Medicine | Resident at U of Florida Medical School)
    • Zidong Zhao, PhD. (PhD. Princeton | Post doc at NYU)
    • Andrew Sledge (Founders Medalist) (MusD. candidate. Yale University)
    • Darshi Edirisooriya, MSN RN (MSN RN, Vanderbilt | Pediatric Practitioners of Oklahoma)
    • Jacqueline Roig, (MD. student, Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine)
    • Seok-Jin Justin Hong (MSc student, Georgetown)
    • Forest Ogunyankin (MPH student, George Washington University)
    • Paul Shin
    • Tyler Easley (JD. student,University ofChicago)
    • Andrea Prada, MSc. (MSc. Georgetown University)
    • Suhee LeeNafula Kato (A&R Research Intern at Indie-Pop)
    • Eun Sol Chon (Product Specialist at Qualtrics)
    • Moustafa Hadi (MD. student, Michigan State University)
    • Dhiraj Peddu (MD. student, Rutgers)
    • Benjamin Perlin (PhD. student, Vanderbilt University)
    • Anivarya Kumar (MD. student, Duke University)
    • James Zahorick (M.A. Counseling student, Lewis University)
    • Jacqueline Dickey (M.A. student at Vanderbilt Peabody College)
    • Taylor Griffith (MD. student, University of Cincinnati)
    • Jason Scott (Research Assistant at Pizzagalli Lab, McLean Hospital, Belmont MA.)
    • Hafsah Diakhate (Clinical Research Coordinator at Seattle Children’s Hospital)
    • Iris Kim (Clinical Research Coordinator at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston)
    • Catie Rast (Research coordinator at Baylor College of Medicine on projects relating to Misophonia, or hatred of sound)
    • Eva Corrada (Working with Vanderbilt PTY and applying for graduate school)
    • Sunil Shenoy (Working at an Emergency Department as a scribe and applying for Medical school)
  • Visiting Scientists
    • Kwang-Hun Lee, MD. PhD. Prof.of Psychiatry, Dongguk University School of Medicine, Korea
    • Junghye Kwon, PhD. Prof. of Psychology, Korea University, Korea
    • Sung Won Choi, PhD. Associate Prof. of Psychology, Duksung University, Korea
    • Mirihae Kim, PhD. Associate Prof. of Psychology, Duksung University, Korea
  • Visiting Students (Home Institution | Current position)
    • Cathryn Evans, PhD. (University of Bangor, UK)
    • Petra Huber, M.A. (University of Graz, Austria)
    • Brian Gold, M.A. (Brandeis University)
    • Ji-Won Hur, PhD. (SeoulNational University, Korea | Assistant Professor at Korea University, Seoul)
    • Christine Steinboeck, MSc. (University of Munich, Germany)
    • Jody Stanley, PhD. (University of Melbourne, Australia)
    • Lucas Nainemoutou, BA. (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
    • Alena Gizdic, MA. (Lipscomb University | PhD candidate at Autonomic University of Barcelona)
    • Amad Amedy, BA. (Wesleyan University | MD student at Vanderbilt)