Available Fellowships


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Postdoctoral fellowships are offered with either a primary research focus or a primary clinical focus.  The Investigator-funded and APA-accredited fellowships are Hospital-based and are funded by hospitals through either the hospital operating budgets or individual faculty research grants. Those fellowships funded by hospitals are primarily clinical in nature while those funded by individual faculty research grants are primarily research funded.   The Institutional and Individual NIH-funded fellowships are funded through an NIH T32 Training Grant or trhough an Individual F32 Fellowship Grant and are research focused.

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Investigator-funded fellowships - primary emphasis on clinical/research training:  These hospital-based clinical/research fellowships are funded by individual faculty research grants.


Interventions for Trauma Related Psychopathology in Vetrans
Providence VAMC
Supervisor(s): Tracie Shea, PhD (primary), Jennifer Lambert, PhD 

Integrated Primary Care Psychology Funding Pending
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Supervisor(s):  Lisa Uebelacker, PhD (primary), Justin Nash, PhD (primary), Charles Eaton, MD 

Methods to Improve DiagnosticAssessment and Services (MIDAS) Project [description forthcoming]
Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Mark Zimmerman, MD (primary) Iwona Chelminski, PhD, Kristy Dalrymple, PhD, Diane Young, PhD, Tracy Morgan, PhD, Darren Holowka, PhD

Perinatal Mood Disorders [description forthcoming]
Butler Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Cynthia Battle, PhD, Lauren Weinstock, PhD


Adolescent Psychopathology
Bradley Hospital/Hasbro Children's Research Center
Supervisor(s):  Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP (primary), Jennifer Wolff, PhD (primary), Elisabeth Frazier, PhD, Kerri Kim, PhD, Richard Liu, PhD 


Integrated Primary Care Psychology Funding Pending
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Supervisor(s):  Lisa Uebelacker, PhD (primary), Justin Nash, PhD (primary), Charles Eaton, MD 

Sexual Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Kathleen Morrow, PhD (primary) 

Integrative Data Analysis of HIV Prevention Trials Funding Pending
The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s): Jennifer Walsh, PhD (primary), Michael Carey, PhD


No research fellowships available at this time

APA-accredited fellowships - primary emphasis on clinical training: These hospital-based clinical fellowships are funded by hospitals.


Interprofessional Care
Providence VAMC (Returning Veterans Program and PTSD Clinic) & New Bedford CBOC (Primary Care Behavioral Health) 
Supervisor(s):   Jennifer Lambert, PhD (primary), Stephen Correia, PhD, Nancy Brand, PhD, Megan Spencer, PhD, Uma Subbiah, PhD (facutly appointment pending)

Stress Disorder
Providence VAMC

Supervisor(s): William Unger, PhD, Heather Frank, PhD, Christy Capone, PhD 

Primary Care Behavioral Health and Services for Returning Veterans Funding Pending
Providence VAMC
Supervisor(s):   Caren Francione, PhD, Tracy O‚ÄôLeary-Tevyaw, PhD, Kevin McKay, PhD, Caitlin Burditt, PhD 


Early Childhood
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Christine Low, PhD, Stephanie Parade, PhD, Ronald Seifer, PhD, Rebecca Silver, PhD, Stephanie Shepard Umaschi, PhD 

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for Adolescents
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Jennifer Kittler, PhD (primary), Natalie Zervas, PhD, Kerri Kim, PhD, Anna Villavicencio, PhD 

School-Based Day Treatment and Child/Adolescent Psychopathology
Bradley Hospital/Bradley School
Supervisor(s):  Lisa Freda, PsyD (primary), James Chung-Brcak, PsyD, Anthony Spirito, PhD, ABPP 

Developmental Disabilities [description forthcoming]
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Barbara Tylenda, PhD, ABPP (primary) Karyn K. Blane, PsyD, M. Christopher Borden, PhD, Stephen Sheinkopf, PhD

Clinical Outcomes of Child and Adolescent Intensive Services [description forthcoming]
Bradley Hospital
Supervisor(s): Anne Walters, PhD, Stephanie Parade, PhD, Steven Barreto, PhD, Jennifer Wolff, PhD, Elisabeth Frazier, PhD, Jennifer Kittler, PhD


HIV-Hepatitis C Virus 
Providence VAMC & The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Rebecca Papas, PhD (primary), Alan Sirota, PhD, John McGeary, PhD, Megan Pinkston, PhD, Janel Schartell, PhD 


Rehabilitation/Adult Neuropsychology
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Supervisor(s):  Laura Frakey, PhD, Janet Grace, PhD 

Rhode Island Hospital & The Miriam Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Geoffrey Tremont, PhD, ABPP-CN (primary), Jennifer Davis, PhD, Melissa Buttaro, PhD, David Ahern, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychology
Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and Rhode Island Hospital
Supervisor(s):  Terry Harrison-Goldman, EdD (primary), Julie  Wilson, PhD, Rebecca McLean, PhD, Merideth Amaya Hodges, PhD, Sean Deoni, PhD, Christine Trask, PhD, ABPP

Institutional NIH-funded Fellowships - research fellowships funded through an NIH T32 Training Grant: There are currently three NIH-supported institutional training grants associated with the DPHB:

There are also two NIH-supported institutional training grants associated with the Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies: