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Clinical Science Alumni

For decades our program has produced world-class clinical scholars who now hold leading research and administrative positions at academic institutions throughout the country. Our recent graduates have obtained post-doctoral appointments at some of the most prestigious programs such as the University of Minnesota, UCLA, and the University of Pittsburgh Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Our graduates also hold tenure track positions at leading universities such as the University of Michigan, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Emory University, and NYU. 

Below you can find a summary of where our recent alumni are today:


Elisa Geiss, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Olivet College
Jennifer Goldschmied, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, University of Pennsylvania
William Hartmann, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Washington Bothell
Savanna Mueller, Ph.D. Instructor, University of Michigan and Eastern University; Customer Success Manager, Ripple Science and Subject Matter Expert, Cengage Learning
Lisa O'Donnell, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral Fellow, UCLA, Department of Psychiatry
Ivan Vargas, Ph.D.
NRSA Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Viktor Burlaka, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Director of Evaluation, Child Welfare Training Academy, University of Mississippi
Ewa Czyz, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of  Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Dennis Wendt, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine
Vanessa Hus Bal, Ph.D. Assistant Professor - In Residence, UCSF Department of Psychiatry, Weill Institute for Neurosciences
Philip Cheng, Ph.D. Research Scientist, Sleep Disorders Center, Henry Ford Health System
Adam Grabell Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
Kate Kuhlman Post-Doctoral Fellow, UCLA
Debra Siegel Levine Post-Doctoral Fellow, Ann Arbor VA
Traci M. Kennedy, Ph.D. Psychologist, Center for Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Elma Lorenzo-Blanco, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina
Laura Miller-Graff, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
Tova Walsh, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Teresa Nguyen, Ph.D. Student Services Coordinator, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Rebecca Sripada, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry; Research Scientist, VA Center for Clinical Management Research; Clinical Psychologist, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Alvin Thomas, Ph.D. Co-Director of Center for Excellence in Diversity; Assistant Professor Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University
Steven Brunwasser, Ph.D. Research Instructor, Allergy/Pulmonary & Critical Care Med. Division, Vanderbilt University
So Hyun Kim, Ph.D. Associate Research Scientist, Autism Program, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine
Jacquelene Moghaddam, Ph.D. Manager at the Walt Disney Company in Consumer Insight, Measurement and Analytics
Danielle Shapiro, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan
Ivy Tso, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan
Maria Aretakis, Ph.D. Private Practice
Themba Carr, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, Autism Discovery Institute, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego
Quyen Epstein-Ngo, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Injury Center
Catherine Fan, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, Kaiser Permanente, Dept. of Psychiatry, San Francisco Bay Area
Kathryn Howell, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Memphis
Hyang Sook Kim, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, Sogang University Korea
Carmela Alcantara, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Columbia University, School of Social Work
Melynda Casement, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Oregon
Rita Chang, Ph.D. Private Practice
Jinsoo Chun, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Wendy D'Andrea, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, The New School. New York
Katherine Gotham, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine
Tiffany Haynes, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Services
Noelle Hurd, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Virginia
Shanta Kanukollu, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, Hines VA, Northwestern University - Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
Madhur Kulkarni, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Christopher Merchant, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University
Roisin O'Mara, Ph.D. Child and Adolescent Psychologist - The Therapy Collaborative
Garyn Tsuru, Ph.D. Associate Professor, University of Hawaii West Oahu
Hyein Chang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul Korea
Erin Graham, Ph.D. Staff Research Associate, Autism Genetics & Human Diversity Project Coordinator, UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment
Rosalind Oti, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, Seattle Children's Hospital