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About Us: Faculty Directory

INTERNSHIP TRAINING FACULTY

Training Director

Elizabeth McCauley

Position: Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pediatrics and Psychology; Associate Director Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Seattle Children's Hospital
Degree: Ph.D., 1973, State University of New York at Buffalo, ABPP (Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology)
Clinical/Research: Development, prevention, and treatment of depressive disorders, including suicidality in youth; psychoneuroendocrinology.
E-mail: eliz@uw.edu

Assistant Training Director

Ty Lostutter

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Assistant Director of Training, Psychology Internship Program
Degree: Ph.D., 2009, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Addictions, Gambling, Substance Use, HIV, Global Mental Health, Prevention, College Students, Veterans, Asian/Asian Americans
E-mail: psyasst@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-0473

Faculty

Kevin Alschuler

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology; Attending Psychologist, UW Medicine MS Center
Degree: Ph.D., 2010, Eastern Michigan University
Clinical/Research: Multiple sclerosis; chronic pain; integration of psychology into medical settings
E-mail: kalschul@uw.edu
Phone:(206) 598-8047

Sharon Ashman

Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, and Attending Psychologist, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Degree: Ph.D., 2004, University of Washington, ABPP (Clinical Neuropsychology)
Clinical/Research: Pediatric neuropsychology; traumatic brain injury; coping with acute and chronic medical conditions
E-mail: sharon.ashman@seattlechildrens.org

Michele Bedard-Gilligan
TRACK COORDINATOR FOR ADULT

Position: Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 2009, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: mechanisms of recovery following trauma; treatment of PTSD and associated comorbidity; exposure therapy for anxiety; cognitive processing therapy; dialectical behavior therapy
E-mail: mab29@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 616-4215

Charles Bombardier
TRACK COORDINATOR FOR BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE/NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

(APA Fellow, Division 22)

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Head, Division of Clinical and Neuropsychology
Degree: Ph.D., 1987, Washington State University. Internship and post-doctoral fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
Clinical/Research: Assessment and treatment of depression in persons with disabilities (traumatic brain inury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis); motivational interviewing to promote health behavior change and prevent return to alcohol abuse after traumatic injury; mental health services research; exercise and physical activity to treat depression and improve cognition.
E-mail: chb@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-3665

David Breiger

Position: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1986, University of Houston
Clinical/Research: Pediatric neuropsychology; effects of early brain injury on neuro-cognitive functioning; impact of cancer on family coping, neuropsychological functioning in children with cardiac disorders.
E-mail: breiger@uw.edu or david.breiger@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-3279

Hilda Campbell

Position: Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, attending psychologist,Seattle Children's Hospital.
Degree: Ph.D., 2001, California School of Professional Psychology
Clinical/Research: children and adolescents with chronic illnesses or pain disorders such as RND.
E-mail: hilda.campbell@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-1229

Heather Carmichael Olson

Position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1986, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Diagnosis and intervention with alcohol-affected children (children with FAS Spectrum Disorders); prevention of FAS and prenatal drug exposure; treatment of chemically-dependent women with children; cognitive and behavioral profiles among children with FAS Spectrum Disorders; brain-behavior relationships in this population; intervention with preschool-aged and school-aged children with FAS Spectrum Disorders; infant mental health interventions.
E-mail: quiddity@u.washington.edu
Phone: (206) 987-3810

Christine Clancy

Position: Pediatric Neuropsychologist/Rehabilitation Psychologist, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital
Degree: Ph.D., 2003, University of Toronto; ABPP, 2009 (Clinical Neuropsychology)
Clinical/Research: Traumatic and acquired brain injury; coping and adjustment to injury/disability; pain; fetal alcohol syndrome
E-mail: christine.clancy@seattlechildrens.org

Brent Collett

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 2002, Utah State University
Clinical/Research: Development in children with pediatric illnesses (e.g., craniofacial anomalies); Infant/early childhood mental health and development
E-mail: bcollett@uw.edu

Kate Comtois

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Maryland, College Park. MPH, 2009 University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Health services, treatment development, and clinical trials research for suicidal behavior; implementation of evidence based practices, particularly DBT; increasing our understanding of these areas through better understanding of socio-cultural diversity including ethnicity, sexual orientation, and military populations.
DBT related E-mail: mhsrtlab@uw.edu
E-mail: comtois@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 897-4225

Sureyya Dikmen

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Adjunct Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1973, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Head injury.
E-mail: dikmen@u.washington.edu
Phone: (206) 685-7529

Tiara Dillworth

Position: Research Scientist, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2008, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Disability-related chronic pain, alcohol and substance use disorders.
E-mail: tiara@uw.edu

Chris Dunn

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Florida
Clinical/Research: Motivational interviewing; brief intervention for improving health behaviors (specifically, substance abuse).
E-mail: cdunn@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-2893

Josh Dyer
Chair: Professional Development Committee

Position: Assistant Professor- Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2008, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis
Clinical/Research: clinical/research; self-management of illness/disability, pain management, health behavior change, anxiety and depression.
E-mail: jdyer@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-6084

Dawn Ehde

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of North Dakota
Clinical/Research: Neuropsychology, randomized controlled trials of behavioral interventions treating pain and depression in adults with multiple sclerosis and other neurologic conditions; medical / rehabilitation psychology; clinical trials methodology in rehabilitation.
E-mail: ehde@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-2811

Stephen Feldman

Position: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: J.D., Ph.D., 1982, University of Nebraska
Clinical/Research: Mental health law, forensic consultation, individualized stress and anger management programs, ethical and legal concerns for mental health practitioners and counseling services, family treatment and theories of therapy.
E-mail: seattlepsychological@yahoo.com
Phone: (206) 621-7007

Lindsey Felix

Position: Attending Psychologist, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: : Ph.D., 2009, Illinois Institute of Technology
Clinical/Research: Pediatric neuropsychology; traumatic brain injury; coping with acute medical conditions, adjustment to illness/injury.
E-mail: lindsey.felix@seattlechildrens.org

Cynthia Flynn

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, UW School of Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 2005, Vanderbilt University
Clinical/Research: Depression, Eating Disorders
E-mail: cynthia.flynn@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-6484

Gina Formea

Position: Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: : Ph.D., 1995, Washington State University, ABPP (clinical neuropsychology)
Clinical: Neuropsychological Assessment, Psychotherapy, adjustment to disability
E-mail: gmf@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744 2663

Myron Goldberg

Position:Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., University of Miami, ABPP-CN
Clinical/Research: neuropsychological assessment of acquired brain disorders, rehabilitation of cognitive functioning impairments, psychosocial aspects of brain disorders, psychotherapy and education relating to psychosocial adjustment to various neurologic and other chronic medical disorders, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis and pain.
E-mail: goldbm@u.washington.edu
Phone: (206) 616-9443

Edward Goldenberg

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1972, Oklahoma State University
Clinical/Research: Mentally ill offenders in a correctional setting; psychology & law; psychopathology in community settings; cognitive behavioral therapy; forensic psychology; the effects of CBT and non-medical approaches with cancer patients.
E-mail: edgolde@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 364-5698

Christina Graham

Position: Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2005, Arizona State University
Clinical/Research: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, chronic pain conditions, HIV/AIDS
E-mail: ccgraham@uw.edu

Gretchen Gudmundsen
TRACK COORDINATOR FOR THE GENERAL CHILD TRACK

(Co-Chair: Didactics Committee)

Position: Assistant Professor
Degree: Ph.D., 2007, University of Denver
Clinical/Research Interests: treatment development for adolescent depression; etiology of adolescent mood disorders including role of stress, coping and physiological processes
E-mail: gretchen.gudmundsen@seattlechildrens.org or ggud@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 987-5497

Jeanne Hoffman

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2000, Arizona State University
Clinical/Research: Research interests are in access to rehabilitation and interventions for persons with SCI and TBI; clinical interests are with inpatient rehabilitation populations, again with SCI, TBI, as well as other rehab diagnoses.
E-mail: jeanneh@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 221-6511

Mark Jensen

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 1989, Arizona State University
Clinical/Research: Assessment and treatment of chronic pain; appraisals, coping strategies, and adjustment to medical illness.
E-mail: mjensen@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-3185

Jennifer Jutte

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2009, Washington State University
Clinical/Research: critical illness; traumatic physical injury; anxiety disorders and PTSD; identification of factors thought to facilitate positive long-term outcomes from critical illnesses and traumatic injury; enhancing patient engagement in early mobility.
E-mail: jesteven@uw.edu

Debra Kaysen

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Adj. Professor Psychology; Adj. Professor Global Health
Degree: Ph.D., 2003, University of Missouri-St. Louis, ABPP (cognitive and behavioral psychology)
Clinical Interests: Treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. Particular expertise in cognitive interventions. Specializing in PTSD with expertise in Cognitive Processing Therapy.
Research Interests: Prevention and treatment of PTSD and comorbid disorders (major depression and substance use disorders); Testing cognitive etiology of PTSD and comorbid disorders; Modification of empirically supported treatments for trauma-related mental health problems to extend access and reach; Global mental health.
E-mail: dkaysen@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 221-4657

Ian Kodish

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: M.D., 2004, Ph.D., 2004, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Department of Neuroscience
Clinical/Research: Inpatient child & adolescent psychiatry consultation, interest in broad array of illness, including psychosis and emergency psychiatry.
E-mail: ian.kodish@seattlechildrens.org

Mary Larimer

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Professor, Psychology
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Prevention and treatment of addictive and compulsive behaviors.
E-mail: larimer@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-3513

Mitch Levy

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: M.D., 1996, George Washington University
Clinical: Responsible for inpatient and consultation-liaison service attending duties including: clinical care and resident/medical student teaching. Inpatient and outpatient ECT clinical care and teaching. Outpatient clinical practice at UWPOC in general psychiatry, medical psychiatric consultation and psychiatry resident teaching. Consultation for University of Washington Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
E-mail: mrlevy@u.washington.edu
Phone: (206) 598-7792

Barbara McCann

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1984, Rutgers University
Clinical/Research: Hypnosis, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Third Wave Therapies.
E-mail: mccann@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-4544

James McKeever

Position: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1981, University of Rochester
Clinical/Research: Child/adolescent psychopathology, diagnosis and assessment; empirically-supported treatments; pediatric neuropsychology.
E-mail: james.mckeever@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-3058

Kathy Melman

Position: Attending Psychologist, Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Co-Director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program at SCH
Degree: Ph.D., 1983, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: DBT with adolescents and their families; CBT anxiety treatment; Parenting interventions (emotion coaching and behavioral).
E-mail: kathy.melman@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-1245

Ivan Molton

Position: Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2006, University of Miami
Clinical/Research: Aging, geropsychology, and disability. Specializes in chronic pain management and adjustment to new disability. Research interests in community interventions to promote healthy aging in those with disability.
E-mail: imolton@uw.edu
Phone:(206) 543-3602

David Patterson

APA Fellow, Divisions 22 and 30, ABPP (Rehabilitation Psychology), ABPH (Psychological Hypnosis)

Position: Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 1981, Florida State University
Clinical/Research: Medical/rehabilitation psychology; hypnosis; acute pain management; adjustment to disability; pediatric psychology.
E-mail: davepatt@u.washington.edu
Phone: (206) 731-3418

Joan M. Romano

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1982, University of Pittsburgh
Clinical/Research: Cognitive-behavioral assessment and treatment of patients with chronic medical illness diabetes, fatigue, pain or cancer; observational assessment of patient-partner interactions; coping with chronic illness.
E-mail: jromano@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-3990

Kelly Schloredt

Position: Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1996, University of Utah, ABPP (Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology)
Clinical/Research: Child and adolescent psychopathology, particularly child and adolescent depressive and anxiety disorders, psychotherapeutic interventions for depressed youth, parenting interventions, quality improvement, patient safety.
E-mail: kelly.schloredt@seattlechildrens.org
Phone: (206) 987-4457

Lauren Schwartz

Position: Clinical Associate Professor
Degree: Ph.D., 1992, University of California. San Diego/San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program.
Clinical/Research: adjustment to medical illness and disability; impact of medical illness/disability/pain on the family; promoting wellness behaviors and functioning in disabled/chronic pain populations.
E-mail: lschwrtz@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 616-0328

Jeffrey Sherman

Position: Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Oral Medicine; Director, Clinical Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Rehabilitation Psychology
Degree: Ph.D., 1998, University of Kentucky at Lexington
Clinical/Research: biobehavioral mechanisms of acute and chronic pain, management of chronic pain, psychosocial adaptation to chronic illness.
E-mail: jeffreys@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 744-4453

Matthew Speltz

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: Ph.D., 1980, University of Missouri
Clinical/Research: Pediatric psychology and neuroscience: Psychosocial outcomes of neurodevelopmental disorders and chronic disease. Assessment of phenotype and genotype in neurodevelopmental disorders. Surgery outcomes in infants and young children. Application of computer vision to infant facial expression. Quantitative analysis of neuroimaging.
E-mail: mspeltz@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 987-7577

Eric Strachan

Position: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degrees: Ph.D. (2004) and Master of Legal Studies (2005), University of Nebraska, Lincoln; M.A. in Psychology (1999) University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Clinical/Research: Psychoneuroimmunology, chronic pain, HIV/AIDS, twin studies, CBT for voices, paranoia, and delusions
E-mail: erstrach@uw.edu
Phone: (206) 543-2833

Chris Varley

Position: Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Degree: M.D., 1973, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Child psychiatry.
E-mail: cvarley@u.washington.edu
Phone: (206) 987-3236

Shelley Wiechman

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Degree: Ph.D., 2000, University of Washington
Clinical/Research: Adjustment to disability and burns, pediatric psychology, pain management.
E-mail: wiechman@u.washington.edu
Phone: (206) 744-4439


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