Students entering program in 2010

Megan Jeffreys

Virginie Patt

 

Students entering program in 2011

Minh-Chau Do

Leila Glass

Kathryn M Godfrey

Alexandrea Harmell

Sarah D. Mills

Jessica L. Montoya

Laura Straus

 

Students entering program in 2012

Sharon Baik

Emily Bower

Kate L. Conover

Sheena Dev

Shadi Gholizadeh

Heather M. Holden

Sarah Jurick

Jennie Kuckertz

Brittany Matheson

Jessica McCurley

Robyn Migliorini

Lisa C. Obermeit

 

Students entering program in 2013

Alexandra Clark

Mary E. Dozier

Joel Eppig

Lisa Graves

Angela P. Gutiérrez

Holly Hasler (formerly Girard)

Tam Nguyen-Louie

Tonya M. Pan

Amy E. Ustjanauskas

Stephanie Wells

 

Students entering program in 2014

Lauren Doyle

Yangfeifei Gao

Janna Gordon

Chelsea Hays

Sarah Pearlstein

Karen Schwartz

Alena Stasenko

Jacquelyn Szajer

Madeleine L. Werhane

 

Students entering program in 2015

Taylor Bos

Julia Bravin

Kelsey Holiday

Sarah Inkelis

Skylar Kelsven

Lisa Mash

Zoe L. Mestre

Emily Paolillo

 

Students entering program in 2016

Jessica Carrasco

Pauline Goger

Mariam A. Hussain

Patrycja Klimek

Maria Kryza-Lacombe

Robert Lyons

April C. May

Lindsay Olson

Maya A. Reiter

Anny Reyes

Mark Sanderson-Cimino

Caitlin Wei-Ming Watson

 

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Students entering program in 2010

 

Megan Jeffreys

E-mail Address
  1. mjeffrey@ucsd.edu
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Virginie Patt

Representative Publications
  1. Patt, V. M., Thomas, M. L., Minassian, A., Geyer, M. A., Brown, G. G., & Perry, W. (2014). Disentangling working memory processes during spatial span assessment: A modeling analysis of preferred eye movement strategies. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36, 186-204.
  2. Henry, B. L., Minassian, A., Patt, V. M., Hua, J., Young, J. W., Geyer, M. A., & Perry, W. (2013). Inhibitory deficits in euthymic bipolar disorder patients assessed in the Human Behavioral Pattern Monitor. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150, 948-954.
Grants/Awards
  1. T32 Predoctoral Research Award, National Institute on Drug Abuse (2012-2014)
  2. Ted Blau Memorial Award for best student poster presentation, 33nd Annual Conference of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (2013)
   

 

Students entering program in 2011

Minh-Chau Do

E-mail Address
  1. do2@rohan.sdsu.edu
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Leila Glass

Glass L
E-mail Address
  1. lglass@projects.sdsu.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Glass, L., Ware, A. L., Crocker, N., Coles, C. D.; Kable, J. A., May, P. A., Kalberg, W. O., Sowell, E. R. Jones, K. L., Riley, E. P., Mattson, S. N.; and the CIFASD. (In Press) Prenatal alcohol exposure x ADHD: Interactive effects on neuropsychological performance. Neuropsychology.
  2. Glass, L., Krueger, F. Solomon, J. Raymont, V., Grafman J. (2013). Mental paper-folding performance following penetrating traumatic brain injury in combat veterans: A lesion mapping study. Cerebral Cortex, 23, 1663-1672. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhs153
  3. Mattson, S. M., Roesch, S. C., Glass, L., Deweese, B. N., Coles, C. D., Kable, . . . CIFASD. (2013) Further development of a neurobehavioral profile of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 37, 517-528. doi: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2012.01952.
Grants/Awards
  1. Individual Predoctoral NRSA, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: F31 AA022261, 2013-2016; Project Title: Mechanisms of Reading-Related Dysfunction in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders PI: Leila Glass; Sponsor: Sarah N. Mattson, Ph.D.; Institutional Research Training Grant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model. PI: Edward P. Riley, 2011-2013
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Kathryn M Godfrey

E-mail Address
  1. kmgodfrey@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Godfrey, K.M., Gallo, L.C., & Afari, N. (2014). Mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions for binge eating: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 1-15.
  2. Godfrey, K., Strachan, E., Dansie, E., Crofford, L., Buchwald, D., Goldberg, J., . . . Afari, N. (2014). Salivary cortisol and cold pain sensitivity in female twins. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 47(2):180-8. doi: 10.1007/s12160-013-9532-4.
  3. Godfrey, K.M., Floto, E., Rodgers, C., Backhaus, A., & Afari, N. (2013). Physical and mental health indicators in veterans with combat exposure and military sexual trauma. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 45, S114.
Grants/Awards
  1. Awards: Society of Behavioral Medicine Pain Special Interest Group Honorable Mention Student Award, 2014; Society of Behavioral Medicine Meritorious Student Abstract, 2014; Society of Behavioral Medicine Pain Special Interest Group Student Award, 2012; Society of Behavioral Medicine Meritorious Student Abstract, 2012; University of Toronto James A. and Connie P. Dickson Award, 2008; University of Toronto T-Holder Academic Excellence Award, 2008.
  2. Research Support: Master’s Award, 2011; Canadian Institutes of Health Research Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship, $17,500 (declined)
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Alexandrea Harmell

E-mail Address
  1. aharmell@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Harmell. A.L., Palmer, B.W. Jeste, D.V. (2012) Preliminary study of a web-based tool for enhancing theinformed consent process in schizophrenia research. Schizophrenia Research, 141 (2-3): 247-50.
  2. Moore, R.C., Harmell, A.L., Ho, J., Patterson, T.L., Eyler, L.T., Jeste, D.V., & Mausbach, B.T. (In press) Initial validation of a computerized version of the UCSD Performance-Based Skills Assessment (C-UPSA) for assessing functioning in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research.
  3. Depp, C.A., Mausbach, B.T., Harmell, A.L., Savla, G.N., Harvey, P.D. Patterson, T. (2012). Meta-analysis of the association between cognitive abilities and functioning in bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disorders, 14(3): 217-226.
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Sarah D. Mills

E-mail Address
  1. sarah.mills.29@gmail.com
Grants/Awards
  1. Cota Robles Fellowship
   

 

Jessica L. Montoya

Montoya
E-mail Address
  1. jlmontoya@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Montoya, J.L., Georges, S., Poquette, A. Depp, C.A., Atkinson, J.H. & Moore, D.J. (2014). Refining a personalized mHealth intervention to promote medication adherence among HIV+ methamphetamine users. AIDS Care, 26(12), 1477-81.
  2. Montoya, J. L, Umlauf, A., Abramson, I., Badiee, J., Woods, S. P., Atkinson, J. H., Grant, I., Moore, D. J., & the TMARC Group (2013). Dynamic indices of methamphetamine dependence and HIV infection predict fluctuations in affective distress: A five-year longitudinal analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 151(2), 728-737.
  3. Moore, D.J., Montoya, J.L., Blackstone, K., Rooney, A., Gouaux, B., Georges, S., Depp, C.A., Atkinson, J.H. and the TMARC Group (2013). Preliminary evidence for feasibility, use, and acceptability of individualized texting for adherence building (iTAB) for antiretroviral adherence and substance use assessment among HIV-infected methamphetamine users. AIDS Research and Treatment, 2013, 585143.
Grants/Awards
  1. 2015 HIV Neurobehavioral Research Center (HNRC/CSPAR) Developmental Grant (Role: Co-investigator, Title: “Determinants of Successful Aging Among Older HIV+ Persons”); 2015 UCSD Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program (FISP); 2014-2016 NIMH Diversity Supplement (Title: “Multi-Dimensional Successful Aging Among HIV-Infected Adults”); 2011-2013 UCSD San Diego Fellowship; 2014, 2015 Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Meritorious Student Abstract; 2014 SBM Citation Award; 2014 Dorathe Frick Memorial Scholarship, San Diego State University
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Laura Straus

E-mail Address
  1. lstraus@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Straus, L.D., Drummond. S.P.A., Nappi, C.M., Jenkins, M.M., & Norman, S.B. (2015). Sleep Variability in Military-Related PTSD: A Comparison to Primary Insomnia and Healthy Controls. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28(1), 8-16.
  2. Marshall, A.J., Acheson, D.T., Risbrough, V.B., Straus, L.D., & Drummond, S.P.A (2014). Fear, Safety Learning, and Sleep in Humans. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(35), 11754-11760.
  3. Drummond, S.P.A., Anderson, D.E., Straus, L.D., & Vogel, E.K., Perez, V.B. (2012). The effects of two types of sleep deprivation on visual working memory capacity and filtering efficiency. PLoS ONE 7(4): e35653.
Grants/Awards
  1. Grants: 2015-2016 Individual Predoctoral NRSA, National Institute of Mental Health, F31MH106209. Title of project: “REM Sleep, Safety Signal Learning, and Fear Processes in PTSD”

  2. Awards: Sleep Research Society Merit-Based Travel Award, Meritorious Award, June 2015 ($500); Sleep Research Society Merit-Based Travel Award, Honorable Mention, June 2014 ($350); Sleep Research Society First Time Trainee Travel Award, June 2012 ($450)

   

 

Students entering program in 2012

Sharon Baik

E-mail Address
  1. sharon.h.baik@gmail.com
Grants/Awards
  1. San Diego Fellowship
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Emily Bower

Bower E
E-mail Address
  1. ebower@ucsd.edu
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Kate L. Conover

Conover Kate
E-mail Address
  1. kconover@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Dorsey, S., Kerns, S. E. U., Trupin, E. W., Conover, K. L., & Berliner, L. (2012). Child welfare social workers as service brokers for youth in foster care: Findings from project focus. Child Maltreatment. Special Issue: Disseminating child maltreatment interventions: Research on implementing evidence-based programs.
  2. Dorsey, S., Cox, J. R., Conover, K. L., & Berliner, L. (2012). Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for children and adolescents in foster care. Children, Youth, and Family News, APA, Winter 2012 Issue.
  3. Mustillo, S. A., Dorsey, S., Conover, K., & Burns, B. J. (2011). Caregiver depression and child mental health: The developmental effects of parenting. Journal of Marriage and Family, 73, 164-180.
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Sheena Dev

Dev S
E-mail Address
  1. sdev25@gmail.com
   

 

Shadi Gholizadeh

Gholizadeh S
E-mail Address
  1. shadigholizadeh@gmail.com
Representative Publications
  1. Bygum, A., Aygören-Pürsün, E., Caballero, T., Beusterien, K., Gholizadeh, S., Musingarimi, P., … & Boysen, H. (2012). The hereditary angioedema burden of illness study in Europe (HAE-BOIS-Europe): background and methodology. BMC dermatology, 12(1), 4.
  2. Asherson, Philip, Ron Akehurst, J. J. Kooij, Michael Huss, Kathleen Beusterien, Rahul Sasané, Shadi Gholizadeh, and Paul Hodgkins. (2012). Under Diagnosis of Adult ADHD Cultural Influences and Societal Burden. Journal of Attention Disorders, 16(5 suppl), 20S-38S.
  3. Gholizadeh, S., & Hook, D. W. (2012). The Discursive Construction of the 1978–1979 Iranian Revolution in the Speeches of Ayatollah Khomeini. Journal of community & applied social psychology, 22(2), 174-186.
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Heather M. Holden

E-mail Address
  1. hholden365@gmail.com
Representative Publications
  1. Holden, H. M., Toner, C., Pirogovsky, E., Kirwan, C. B., & Gilbert, P. E. (under review). Visual object pattern separation varies in older adults. Learning & Memory.
  2. Holden, H. M., Hoebel, C., Loftis, K., & Gilbert, P. E. (2012). Spatial pattern separation in cognitively normal young and older adults. Hippocampus, 22(9), 1826-1832.
  3. Holden, H. M., & Gilbert, P. E. (2012). Less efficient pattern separation may contribute to age-related spatial memory deficits. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2012.0000.
   

 

Sarah Jurick

Jurick S
E-mail Address
  1. sjurick@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Jak, A. J., Seelye, A. M., & Jurick, S. M. (2013) Crosswords to computers: A critical review of popular approaches to cognitive enhancement. Neuropsychology Review. (In Press).
  2. Jurick, S.M., Colon, C., Orff, H.J., Hays, C., Gregory, A., Twamley, E.W., & Jak, A.J. (2013) Cognitive profiles of mild to moderate traumatic brain injury in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Presented at the 41st International Neuropsychological Society Conference, February 2013.
  3. Wierenga, C. E., Clark, L. R., Dev, S. I., Shin, D. D., Jurick, S. M., Rissman, R. A., Liu, T. T., & Bondi, M. W. (2013) Differential effects of aging and APOE genotype on cerebral blood flow at rest. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. [Epub ahead of print]
Grants/Awards
  1. 2010 Norman Henry Anderson Travel Award, UCSD Psychology Department, Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference; 2009 Malcolm R. Stacey Memorial Scholarship, UCSD; 2009 Education Abroad Program Scholarship, UC Education Abroad Program, Madrid, Spain; 2007 Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarship, California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, Department of Psychiatry UCSD
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Jennie Kuckertz

Kukertz J
E-mail Address
  1. jkuckertz@ucsd.edu

 

Representative Publications
  1. Kuckertz, J. M., Amir, N., Tobin, A. C. & Najmi, S. (2012). Interpretation of ambiguity in individuals with obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Cognitive Therapy and Research. doi:10.1007/s10608-012-9478-z
  2. Amir, N., Kuckertz, J. M., & Najmi, S. (2012). The Effect of Modifying Automatic Action Tendencies on Overt Avoidance Behaviors. Emotion, doi:10.1037/a0030443
  3. Najmi, S., Kuckertz, J. M., & Amir, N. (2010). Automatic avoidance tendencies in individuals with contamination-related obsessive-compulsive symptoms. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 1058-1062. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2010.06.007
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Brittany Matheson

Matheson B
E-mail Address
  1. bmatheson@ucsd.edu
   
Representative Publications
  1. Matheson, B.E., Tanofsky-Kraff, M., Shafer-Berger, S., Sedaka, N.M., Mooreville, M., Reina, S.A., Vannucci, A., Shomaker, L.B., Yanovski, S.Z., Yanovski, J.A. (2012). Eating patterns in youth with and without loss of control eating. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 45(8), 957-961.
  2. Liang, J., Matheson, B.E., Kaye, W.H., Boutelle, K.N. (2014). Neurocognitive correlates of obesity and obesity-related behaviors in children and adolescents: A review. International Journal of Obesity, 38 (4), 494-506.
  3. Braden, A.L., Madowitz, J., Matheson, B.E., Bergmann, K., Crow, S.J., Boutelle, K.N. (in press). Parent binge eating and depression as predictors of attrition in a family-based treatment for pediatric obesity. Childhood Obesity.
   
Grants/Awards
  1. Healthy Weight Research Network Pilot Grant (Sept. 2014 – March 2016): Family-Based Weight-Loss Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder (FBT-ASD)
  2. Academy for Eating Disorders Early Career Travel Fellowship (2013)
   
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Jessica McCurley

McCurley J
E-mail Address
  1. jess.mccurley@gmail.com
Representative Publications
  1. Morandi, A., McCurley, J. L., Jackson, J. C., Vasilevskis, E., Lee, P., Shenkin, S., McPheeters, M., Ely, E. W., Fick, D. M., MacLullich, A. (2012). Tool to detect delirium superimposed on dementia: A systematic review. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 60, 2005-2014.
Grants/Awards
  1. T32 Integrated Cardiovascular Epidemiology Predoctoral Fellowship, UCSD Department of Family and Preventative Medicine, NIH and NHLBI, 2012.
   

 

Robyn Migliorini

Migliorini, Robyn_Updated Photo for Website
E-mail Address
  1. ramiglio@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Migliorini, R., Stewart, J.L., May, A.C., Tapert, S.F., & Paulus, M.P. (2013). What do you feel? Adolescent drug and alcohol users show altered brain response to pleasant interoceptive stimuli. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 133(2), 661-668.
  2. May, A.C., Stewart, J.L., Migliorini, R., Tapert, S.F., & Paulus, M.P. (2013).Methamphetamine dependent individuals show attenuated brain response to pleasant interoceptive stimuli. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 131(3), 238-246.
  3. Mahmood, O.M., Goldenberg, D., Thayer, R., Migliorini, R., Simmons, A.N., & Tapert, S.F. (2013). Adolescents’ fMRI activation to a response inhibition task predicts future substance use. Addictive Behaviors, 38(1), 1435–1441.
Grants/Awards
  1. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) 2012-2017; National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Institutional Training Grant T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model, 2012-2014.
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Lisa C. Obermeit

Obermeit L
E-mail Address
  1. liobermeit@ucsd.edu

 

 

Students entering program in 2013

Alexandra Clark

E-mail Address
  1. alc104@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Clark, AL, Bangen, KJ, Sorg, SF, Schiesher, D, Evangelista, N, McKenna, B, Liu, T, & Delano-Wood., L. (in press). Dynamic association between perfusion and white matter integrity across time since injury in Veterans with TBI. Neuroimage: Clinical. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2016.12.017.
  2. Clark AL, Delano-Wood L, Sorg SF, Werhane ML, Hanson KL, Schiehser DM. (2016). Cognitive fatigue is associated with reduced anterior internal capsule integrity in veterans with history of mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. Brain Imaging Behav. 2016 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27738990.
  3. Clark AL, Sorg SF, Schiehser DM, Luc N, Bondi MW, Sanderson M, Werhane ML, Delano-Wood L. Deep white matter hyperintensities affect verbal memory independent of PTSD symptoms in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj. 2016;30(7):864-71. doi: 10.3109/02699052.2016.1144894. PubMed PMID: 27058006.
  4. Clark AL, Sorg SF, Schiehser DM, Bigler ED, Bondi MW, Jacobson MW, Jak AJ, Delano-Wood L. White Matter Associations With Performance Validity Testing in Veterans With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The Utility of Biomarkers in Complicated Assessment. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2016 Sep-Oct;31(5):346-59. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000183. PubMed PMID: 26360002; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4786475.
Grants/Awards
  1. San Diego Fellowship 2013-2017
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Mary E. Dozier

Dozier M
E-mail Address
  1. maryedozier@gmail.com
Representative Publications
  1. Dozier, M.E. & Ayers, C.R. (2014). The predictive value of different reasons for saving and acquiring on hoarding disorder symptoms. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 3, 220-227.
  2. Ayers, C.R. & Dozier, M.E. (2014). Predictors of hoarding severity in older adults with hoarding disorder. International Psychogeriatrics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1017/S1041610214001677
  3. Dozier, M.E., & Ayers, C.R. (2014). Validation of the Clutter Image Rating in older adults with hoarding disorder. International Psychogeriatrics. Advance online publication. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1041610214002403
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Joel Eppig

Eppig J
E-mail Address
  1. jeppig@ucsd.edu
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Lisa Graves

E-mail Address
  1. lgraves@mail.sdsu.edu
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Angela P. Gutiérrez

Gutierrez A
E-mail Address
  1. gutier65@rohan.sdsu.edu
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Holly Hasler (formerly Girard)

Girard H
E-mail Address
  1. hgirard@ucsd.edu
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Tam Nguyen-Louie

Nguyen Tam
E-mail Address
  1. ttn045@ucsd.edu
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Tonya M. Pan

Pan T
E-mail Address
  1. tonya.pan@gmail.com
Grants/Awards
  1. UCSD San Diego Fellowship 2013 – 2015 SDSU Graduate Equity Fellowship 2011-2012
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Amy E. Ustjanauskas

Ustjanauskas A
E-mail Address
  1. austjanauskas@gmail.com
Representative Publications
  1. Ustjanauskas, A. E., Harris, J. L., & Schwartz, M. B. (2013). Food and beverage advertising on children’s web sites. Pediatric Obesity.
  2. Schwartz, M. B., & Ustjanauskas, A. (2012). Food marketing to youth: Current threats and opportunities. Childhood Obesity, 8(2), 85–88.
  3. Harris, J. L., Schwartz, M. B., Ustjanauskas, A., Ohri-Vachaspati, P., & Brownell, K. D. (2011). Effects of serving high-sugar cereals on children’s breakfast-eating behavior. Pediatrics, 127(1), 71–76.
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Stephanie Wells

Wells S
E-mail Address
  1. sw4618@gmail.com
Representative Publications
  1. Mitchell, K.S., Wells, S.Y., Mendes, A., & Resick, P. A. (2012). Treatment improves symptoms shared by PTSD and disordered eating. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25, 535-542.
  2. Resick, P. A., Bovin, M. J., Calloway, A. L., Dick, A., King, M. W., Mitchell, K. S., Suvak, M. K., Wells, S. Y., Wiltsey-Stirman, S., & Wolf, E. J. (2012). A critical evaluation of the Complex PTSD literature: Implications for DSM-5. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 25, 241-251. doi: 10.1002/jts.21699 (All authors following Dr. Resick are listed in alphabetical order.)
  3. Iverson, K. M., Wells, S. Y., Wiltsey-Stirman, S., Vaughn, R. & Gerber, M. R. (revise and resubmit). VA primary care providers’ perspectives on screening female Veterans for intimate partner violence: A preliminary assessment.
   

 

Students entering program in 2014

Lauren Doyle

Doyle L
E-mail Address
  1. ldoyle@mail.sdsu.edu
Grants/Awards
  1. Institutional Research Training Grant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model. PI: Edward P. Riley, 2014-2015
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Yangfeifei Gao

Gao F
E-mail Address
  1. yangfeifeig@gmail.com
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Janna Gordon

Gordon J
Representative Publications
  1. Blashill, A.J., Gordon, J.R., & Safren, S.A. (2014). Depression longitudinally mediates the association of appearance concerns to ART non-adherence in HIV-infected individuals with a history of injection drug use. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 37, 166-172.
  2. White, J.M., Gordon, J.R., Mimiaga, M.J. (2014) The Role of Substance Use and Mental Health Problems in Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected MSM. LGBT Health, 1, 319-322.
  3. Vranceanu, A., Gordon, J.R., Gorman, M.J, & Safren, S.A. (in press). Behavioral medicine strategies in outpatient psychiatric settings. In: T. Petersen, S. Sprich, & S. Wilhelm (Eds.), Massachusetts General Hospital Handbook of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. New York: Springer.
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Chelsea Hays

 

Sarah Pearlstein

 

 

Karen Schwartz

Schwartz K
E-mail Address
  1. kgarelik@gmail.com
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Alena Stasenko

Stasenko A
E-mail Address
  1. astasenk@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Stasenko, A., Bonn, C., Teghipco, A., Garcea, F., Sweet, C., Dombovy, M.., McDonough, J., & Mahon, B. (in press). A causal test of the motor theory of speech perception: A case of impaired speech production and spared speech perception. Cognitive Neuropsychology.
  2. Stasenko, A., Garcea, F.E., Dombovy, M., & Mahon, B.Z. (2014). When concepts lose their color: A case of object color knowledge impairment. Cortex, 58, 217-238.
  3. Stasenko, A., Garcea, F.E., & Mahon, B.Z. (2013). What happens to the motor theory of perception when the motor system is damaged? Language and Cognition, 5, 225-238.
Grants/Awards
  1. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP): 2014-2017
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Jacquelyn Szajer

Szajer J
E-mail Address
  1. szajer@rohan.sdsu.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Bower, E., Szajer, J., Mattson, S.N., Riley, E.P., & Murphy, C. (2013). Impaired odor identification in children with histories of heavy prenatal alcohol exposure. Alcohol, 47(4), 275-278.
  2. Szajer, J., & Murphy, C. (2013). Education Level Predicts Episodic Metamemory Accuracy in Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 35(9), 971-982.
Grants/Awards
  1. 2012 – 2013 Sally Casanova California Pre-Doctoral Scholarship, California State University
  2. 2010 – 2012 Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from National Institutes of Health (Supplement to R01 grant to Claire Murphy from National Institute on Aging)
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Madeleine L. Werhane

Werhane M
E-mail Address
  1. mlwerhane@gmail.com
   

 

Students entering program in 2015

Taylor Bos

TaylorBos
E-mail Address
  1. tcbos@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Wenze, S. J., Gunthert, K. C., Ahrens, A. H., & Bos, T. C. T. (2013). Biases in short-term mood prediction in individuals with depression and anxiety symptoms. Individual Differences Research, 11(3), 91-101. Buxton, O. M., Chang, A., Spilsbury, J. C., Bos, T., Emsellem, H., & Knutson, K. L. (In Press). Sleep in the modern family: protective family routines for child and adolescent sleep. Sleep Health, 1, 15-27.
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Julia Bravin

Julia Bravin
E-mail Address
  1. julbravin@gmail.com
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Kelsey Holiday

Kelsey_app_photo
E-mail Address
  1. kelseyaholiday@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Japee, S. A., Holiday, K. A., Satyshur, M. D., Mukai, I., & Ungerleider, L. G. (2015). A role of right middle frontal gyrus in endogenous and exogenous visual attention: a case study. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 9(23).
Grants/Awards
  1. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP): 2015-2020
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Sarah Inkelis

Sarah Inkelis
E-mail Address
  1. sinkelis@mail.sdsu.edu
Representative Publications
  1. de Zambotti, M., Claudatos, S., Inkelis, S., Colrain, I.M., Baker, F.C. (2015). Evaluation of a consumer fitness-tracking device to assess sleep in adults. Chronobiology International, 32(7), 1024-1028.
Grants/Awards
  1. Institutional Research Training Grant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model. PI: Edward P. Riley, 2015-2016
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Skylar Kelsven

Skylar Kelsven
E-mail Address
  1. skelsven@ucsd.edu
   

 

Lisa Mash

Lisa Mash
E-mail Address
  1. lmash@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Schauder, K.B., Mash, L.E., Bryant, L. & Cascio, C.J. (2015). Interoceptive Ability and Body Awareness in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 131, 193-200.
  2. Miguez, G., Mash, L.E. Polack, C.W., & Miller, R.R. (2014). Failure to observe renewal following retrieval-induced forgetting. Behavioural Processes. 103, 43-51.
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Zoe L. Mestre

Zoe Mestre
E-mail Address
  1. zmestre@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Richards, T., Grabowski, T., Boord, P., Yagle, K., Askren, K., Mestre, Z., Robinson, P., Welker, O., Gulliford, D., Nagy, W., Berninger, V. (2015).Contrasting brain patterns of writing-related DTI parameters, fMRI connectivity, and DTI–fMRI connectivity correlations in children with and without dysgraphia or dyslexia. Neuroimage: Clinical, 8, 408–421. doi:10.1016/j.nicl.2015.03.018
  2. Mestre, Z., Melhorn, S.J., Askren, M.K., Tyagi, V., Mehta,S., Webb, M., Gatenby, C.J., Grabowski, T., Schur, E.A. Effects of anxiety on food cue perception and caloric intake in women and men. (under revision, pending acceptance to the Psychosomatic Medecine Journal)
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Emily Paolillo

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E-mail Address
  1. empaolillo@ucsd.edu
Grants/Awards
  1. 2015-2016: Institutional Research Training Grant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model. PI: Edward P. Riley
   
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Students entering program in 2016

 

Jessica Carrasco

Jessica Carrasco
E-mail Address
  1. jecarrasco@ucsd.edu / jcarrasco2@sdsu.edu
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Pauline Goger

Pauline Goger_Web 2
E-mail Address
  1. pgoger@sdsu.edu

 

Mariam A. Hussain

Mariam Hussain
E-mail Address
  1. m3hussai@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Prakash, R. S., Hussain, M. A., & Schirda, B. (2015). The role of emotion regulation and cognitive control in the association between mindfulness disposition and stress. Psychology and aging, 30, 160.
Grants/Awards
  1. 2012 – 2013: Pelotonia Cancer Research Fellowship, The Ohio State University: Heart Rate Variability and Intrusive Thoughts in Breast Cancer Survivors, PI: Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser
  2. 2016 – 2021: Ruth L Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Training Grant, National Insitutes of Health: T32, Training in Research on Addictions in Interdisciplinary NeuroAIDS (TRAIN). PD/PI: Robert K. Heaton
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Patrycja Klimek

Patrycja Klimek
E-mail Address
  1. pklimek@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Klimek, P., Grotzinger, A., & Hildebrandt, T. (2016). Using acceptance to improve body image among individuals with eating disorders. In A. F. Haynos, E. M. Forman, M. L. Butryn, & J. Lillis, Mindfulness and acceptance for treating eating disorders and weight concerns. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press.
  2. Sysko, R., Glasofer, D. R., Hildebrandt, T., Klimek, P., Mitchell, J. E., Berg, K. C., … & Walsh, B. T. (2015). The eating disorder assessment for DSM‐5 (EDA‐5): Development and validation of a structured interview for feeding and eating disorders. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 48, 452-463.
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Maria Kryza-Lacombe

Maria Kryza-Lacombe
E-mail Address
  1. mkryza-lacombe@sdsu.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Correa, D.D., Root J., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Mehta, M. & Hensley, M. (in press). Brain structure and function and cognitive functions in patients with ovarian cancer treated with first-line chemotherapy. Brain, Imaging, and Behavior.
  2. Correa, D.D., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Baser, R.E., & DeAngelis, L.M. (2016). Cognitive effects of donepezil therapy in patients with brain tumors: A pilot study. Journal of Neuro-Oncology, 127(2), 313-319.
  3. Applebaum, A.J., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Buthorn, J., DeRosa, A., Corner, G., & Diamond, E.L. (2015). Existential distress among caregivers of patients with brain tumors: A review of the literature. Neuro- Oncology Practice. (epub ahead of print).
Grants/Awards
  1. San Diego State University Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship, 2016 – 2018
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Robert Lyons

Robert Lyons_Web
E-mail Address
  1. rclyons@ucsd.edu
Grants/Awards
  1. 2016-2017 Institutional Research Training Grant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model. PI: Sonya Norman, Ph.D.
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April C. May

April May
E-mail Address
  1. acmay@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Stewart, J.L. & May, A.C. (2016) Electrophysiology for addiction medicine: From methodology to conceptualization of reward deficits. In H. Ekhtiari & M.P. Paulus (Eds.), Progress in Brain Research: Neuroscience for Addiction Medicine, 224, 67-84.
  2. May, A.C., Stewart, J.L, Tapert, S.F., & Paulus, M.P. (2014). The Effect of Age on Neural Processing of Pleasant Soft Touch Stimuli. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00052.
  3. May, A.C., Stewart, J.L., Migliorini, R., Tapert, S.F., & Paulus, M.P. (2013). Methamphetamine dependent adults show attenuated brain response to pleasant interoceptive stimuli. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 131, 238-246.
Grants/Awards
  1. Institutional Research Training Grant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model. PI: Edward P. Riley, 2016-2017
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Lindsay Olson

Lindsay Olson
E-mail Address
  1. laolson@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Gorman, K., Olson, L., Hill, A. P., Lunsford, R., Heeman, P. A. and van Santen, J. P. H. (2016), Uh and um in children with autism spectrum disorders or language impairment. Autism Research, 9: 854–865. doi:10.1002/aur.1578
Grants/Awards
  1. San Diego Fellowship Award (2016-2020)
  2. Donald J. Cohen Fellowship in Developmental Social Neuroscience (2014-2016)
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Maya A. Reiter

Maya Reiter
E-mail Address
  1. mreiter@sdsu.edu
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Anny Reyes

Anny Reyes
E-mail Address
  1. anr086@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Reyes, A., Thesen, T., Wang, X., Hahn, D., Yoo,D., Kuzniecky, R., Devinsky, O., & Blackmon, K. (2016). Resting-state MRI distinguishes temporal lobe epilepsy subtypes. Epilepsia. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Clipperton-Allen, A. E., Lee, A. W., Reyes, A., Devidze, N., Phan, A., Pfaff, D. W., & Choleris, E. (2012). Oxytocin, vasopressin and estrogen receptor gene expression in relation to social recognition in female mice. Physiology & behavior, 105(4), 915-924.
Grants/Awards
  1. 2016- San Diego Fellowship- UCSD
  2. 2015-2016 – MA Scholar – New York University Department of Psychology
  3. 2011- NAACP “Alexander L. Twilight Academic Excellence Award- SUNY at Albany
  4. 2009- Ciencia National Scholarship, Alliance/Merck Ciencia Hispanic Scholars Program
  5. 2008- Ben V Smith Science Scholar- State University of New York at Albany
  6. 2007- Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship
  7. 2007- David Ta-Keng Huang Memorial Scholarship- Columbia University
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Mark Sanderson-Cimino

E-mail Address
  1. mesander@ucsd.edu
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Caitlin Wei-Ming Watson

Caitlin Wei-Ming Watson
E-mail Address
  1. c4watson@ucsd.edu
Representative Publications
  1. Watson, C.W., Manly, J.J. & Zahodne, L.B. (2016) Does bilingualism protect against cognitive aging? Methodological issues in research on bilingualism, cognitive reserve, and dementia incidence. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism: Special Issue on Bilingualism and Executive Function: An interdisciplinary approach, 6(5). doi: 10.1075/lab.15043.wat
  2. Watson, C.W., Zahodne L.B., Schupf N., Tang M., Brickman A.M., & Manly J.J. (submitted). Socioeconomic and educational factors account for racial inequities in dementia risk.
  3. Bertola L., Watson, C.W., Zahodne L.B., Angevaare M., Schupf N. & Manly J.J. (in preparation) Sociodemographic and cognitive predictors of memory trajectories across educational groups.
Grants/Awards
  1. 2016-2017: NRSA Institutional Predoctoral Training Grant (T32): Training in Research on Addictions in Interdisciplinary NeuroAIDS (TRAIN)
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