Training in Health Service Psychology: Training Faculty


Training Leadership:
 

Jennifer L. Crockett, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Director of Training (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Clinical and Research Interests:Childhood behavior problems, parent training, behavioral health of military families, delivery of behavioral interventions via telehealth..
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Auburn University; Doctoral internship at Bancroft Neurohealth; Postdoctoral fellowship at JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and the KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Postdoctoral fellowship at University of Kansas Juniper Gardens Children’s Project; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Certified PCIT Therapist; Licensed Psychologist.
     

Valerie Paasch, Ph.D.
Director of Postdoctoral Training & Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Consultation Rotation (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Clinical and Research Interests:Behavioral pediatrics, procedural preparation, assessment and intervention to promote coping and recovery in youth with brain injury, pediatric sleep.
  • Background:Ph.D., Louisiana State University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.
     

Megan Kramer, Ph.D., ABPP
Assistant Director of Internship Training & Supervising Psychologist for Neuropsychology Rehabilitation Rotation (Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Clinical and Research Interests: Measuring and predicting outcomes following pediatric brain injury.
  • Education and Training:Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; Doctoral Internship, Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Neuropsychology; Licensed Psychologist.
     

Jonathan Dean Schmidt, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Assistant Director of Internship Training & Supervising Psychologist for Neurobehavioral Continuum Rotation (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: assessment and treatment of severe behavior problems, functional communication preferences, brief experimental analysis, and mindfulness-based and acceptance and commitment therapies.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of South Carolina; Doctoral internship at The May Institute; Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist.
     

Michael F. Cataldo, Ph.D.
Director, Department of Psychology (Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM.

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Behavioral pediatrics and behavioral medicine, applications of behavioral procedures in pediatric neurology, and assessment of hospital environments.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Kansas; Doctoral work with Donald M. Baer and Todd R. Risley.


E. Mark Mahone, Ph.D., ABPP
Director, Department of Neuropsychology (Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM).

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Developmental issues in attention and executive function; preschool manifestations of ADHD.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany; Doctoral Internship, Bethesda Naval Hospital; Postdoctoral Fellowship with Jane Holmes Bernstein, Ph.D., Neuropsychology, Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School; Licensed Psychologist.
     

Louis P. Hagopian, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Chief Psychologist & Program Director, Neurobehavioral Unit (Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM).

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders, drug-behavior interactions, behavioral inhibition, anxiety.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Doctoral work with Tom Ollendick; Doctoral Internship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.


Training Supervisors:


Mackenzie L. Boon, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for the Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Rotation

  • Clinical and Clinical and Research Interests:Assessment and treatment of externalizing and internalizing problem behaviors in children and adolescents with developmental delays and disabilities, parent training, interdisciplinary care.
  • Education and Training:Ph.D., University of Utah; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Nationally Certified School Psychologist; Licensed Psychologist
     

Michelle Bubnik-Harrison, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Child and Family Therapy Rotation

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Attention and neurocognitive processes in youth and individuals with ADHD.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D. University at Buffalo, The State University of New York; Doctoral Internship at University of Michigan, Mary A. Rackham Institute; Postdoctoral Fellowship JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and Kennedy Krieger Institute Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist
     

Carolyn T. Caldwell, Ph.D.
Supervising Neuropsychologist for the Outpatient Neuropsychology Rotation

  • Clinical and Clinical and Research Interests: Congenital and genetic conditions (e.g., craniosynostosis, craniofacial syndromes, Klinefelter’s syndrome, hydrocephalus, perinatal stroke, etc.); traumatic brain injury including concussion; sleep disorders; evaluation of young children from infancy; performance validity measures.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; Doctoral Internship in Pediatric Neuropsychology, Henry Ford Health System. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology, KKI/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Neuroscience Research, Children’s National Health System. Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Defense (Department of the Army).
     

Lindsay Cirincione, Psy.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Consultation Rotation

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Behavioral Pediatrics, behavioral intervention in youth with chronic and posttraumatic headache, cognitive behavioral treatment of post-concussive symptoms; impact of brain injury on school functioning, transition to adult care in Sickle Cell Disease, Pica in Sickle Cell Disease, Non-Accidental Head Injuries in infants.
  • Education and Training: Psy.D., Georgia School of Professional Psychology; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.

Aila Dommestrup, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Supervising Psychologist for Neurobehavioral Outpatient Unit Rotation

  • Clinical and Research Interests:assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders in children and adolescents, parent training, generalization and maintenance of behavior plans to home, school, and community settings.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Georgia; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist
     

Matt Edelstein, Psy.D., BCBA-D
Supervising Psychologist for Behavior Management Clinic

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Functional assessment of childhood behavior problems, parent and teacher training, staff training.
  • Education and Training: Psy.D., Rutgers University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist
     

Peter A. Girolami, PhD., BCBA-D
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Feeding Disorders Rotation & Program Director, Pediatric Feeding Disorders (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: treatment of pediatric feeding disorders, relation between biological/environmental variables and onset/maintenance of feeding disorders, caregiver adherence to treatment recommendations.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D. West Virginia University. Doctoral Internship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist.


Nancy Grace, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Developmental Disorders Rotation & Director, Developmental Disorders Clinic (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Assessment and treatment of behavior disorders within a brief managed care outpatient format, evaluation of parental and patient variables which predict treatment outcome, accuracy of parental report.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Louisiana State University; Doctoral Internship: Brown University School of Medicine; Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist.


Jessica B. Handelsman, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Behavior Management Clinic Rotation).

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Treatment of childhood behavioral and emotional concerns and predictors of treatment outcomes, including therapist variables, patient variables, and the therapeutic alliance.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of South Florida; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship at JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.


Leanna Herman, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Consultation Rotation.

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Pediatric psychology and applied behavior analysis, adherence to complex medical regimens, such as diabetes care, anxiety management within the medical context, and using behavioral and cognitive behavioral applications to improve children’s tolerance of difficult medical procedures.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.


John Huete, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Neurobehavioral Outpatient Unit Rotation (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders in young children, early intervention, parent training.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Louisiana State University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.


Lara Jones, Psy.D.
Staff psychologist, Pediatric Psychology Consultation Program Rotation

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Pediatric chronic pain management, consultation-liaison services, clinical biofeedback.
  • Education and Training: Psy.D., Spalding University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.


Alison M. Kozlowski, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Feeding Disorders Rotation (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders, caregiver adherence to treatment, and generalization of treatment effects.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Louisiana State University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist.


Patricia F. Kurtz, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Neurobehavioral Outpatient Unit Rotation & Director, Neurobehavioral Outpatient Services (Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders, autistic disorders, parent and teacher training.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School; Doctoral work with Marjorie H. Charlop; Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.


Steven Lindauer, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Developmental Disorders Rotation (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Assessment and treatment of behavior disorders within a brief managed care outpatient format, attention maintained problem behaviors, problem behaviors displayed by children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Angelmans Syndrome, and Tuberous Sclerosis.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Kansas; Doctoral internship, Developmental Disabilities Center at KUMC; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Developmental Disabilities Center at KUMC; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist.


Shauna Lynne, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Rotation.

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Assessment and treatment of behavior disorders within a brief managed care outpatient format, parent training.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.


Hailey M. Ormand, Ph.D., BCBA-D
(Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Feeding Disorders Rotation.

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders, response blocking, modified bolus placements.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Texas; Doctoral Internship, Emory University SOM and Marcus Autism Center; Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist.


Susan Perkins-Parks, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Behavior Management Rotation & Director, Behavior Management Clinic (Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, JHUSOM).

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Parent and teacher training, ADHD, assessment and treatment of pre-school behavior problems.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Maryland; Doctoral work with Neil Hoffman; Postdoctoral Fellowship with Edward Christopherson (Children's Mercy Hospital) and University of Kansas Medical Center UAP; Certified PCIT Therapist; Licensed Psychologist


Jill Pineda, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Neuropsychology Deafness Related Evaluations and More (DREAM) Clinic Rotation

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Neuropsychological assessments of children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, congenital/genetic conditions, and young children (infants, toddlers, and preschool years).
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Florida School Psychology Program; Doctoral Internship , JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Departments of Behavioral and Neuropsychology; Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School; Licensed Psychologist.


Jamila Ray, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Child and Family Therapy Rotation

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Child and adolescent internalizing and externalizing difficulties.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Suffolk University; Doctoral Internship, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (Newark) – Child Track; Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.
     

Jennifer Reesman, Ph.D., ABPP
Supervising Psychologist for Neuropsychology Deafness Rotation (Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: development and validation of accessible assessment tools for children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and improving access to psychological services.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Gallaudet University; Doctoral Internship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Departments of Behavioral and Neuropsychology; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Children's National Medical Center. Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology, Board Certified Sub-Specialist in Pediatric Neuropsychology; Licensed Psychologist.
     

Gina Richman, Ph.D., NCSP
Supervising Psychologist for Neuropsychology Rehabilitation Rotation (Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Predictors of cognitive and functional outcomes after rehabilitation, particularly in children following traumatic brain injury (TBI), chronic pain conditions and pediatric epilepsy.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis; Doctoral Internship, University of California, San Diego and VAMC San Diego; Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Neuropsychology; Licensed Psychologist.


Cynthia F. Salorio, Ph.D., ABPP
Supervising Psychologist for Neuropsychology Rehabilitation Rotation. Pediatric Neuropsychologist; Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, JHUSOM.

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Predictors of cognitive and functional outcomes after rehabilitation, particularly in children following traumatic brain injury (TBI), chronic pain conditions and pediatric epilepsy.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis; Doctoral Internship, University of California, San Diego and VAMC San Diego; Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and Kennedy Krieger Institute Department of Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.
     

Aerial Sheltry, Psy.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Consultation Rotation

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Early intervention for medical anxiety, psychosocial functioning in children with Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), pediatric rehabilitation, infant and toddler mental health.
  • Education and Training: Psy.D., Nova Southeastern University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology. Licensed Psychologist.


Keith J. Slifer, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Consultation Rotation & Director, Pediatric Psychology Consultation Service and Outpatient Clinic (Professor, Department of Pediatrics, JHUSOM)

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Behavioral pediatrics, preparation for medical procedures, developmental disabilities, behavioral consequences of chronic illness.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Florida State University; Doctoral Internship, Medical College of Pennsylvania; Certified School Psychologist; Licensed Psychologist.


Beth S. Slomine, Ph.D., ABPP
Supervising Psychologist for Neuropsychology Rehabilitation Rotation, Director of Postdoctoral Training for the Department of Neuropsychology (Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, JHUSOM).

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Assessment and recovery following neurological injury in children, neuropsychology of emotion.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Florida; Doctoral Internship, Brockton Veteran's Administration Hospital/Harvard University; Postdoctoral Fellowship, Philadelphia Geriatric Center; Licensed Psychologist.


Hallie M. Smith, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Feeding Disorders Rotation

  • Clinical and Research Interests: assessment and treatment of pediatric feeding disorders, acquisition of self-feeding skills, and parent training.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Mississippi State University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Board Certified Behavior Analyst; Licensed Psychologist.


Alicia Sullivan, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Behavior Management Rotation.

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Serving culturally and linguistically diverse populations, parent/teacher/staff training and functional assessment of childhood behavior problems.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., Oklahoma State University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship at JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI, Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.


Caitlin Thompson, Ph.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Consultation Rotation.

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Behavioral pediatrics, acute pain and procedural distress, management of chronic pain, parent-child interactions within the context of medical settings and child chronic illness.
  • Education and Training: Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital; Licensed Psychologist.


Margaret A. Tunney, Psy.D.
Supervising Psychologist for Pediatric Consultation Rotation.

  • Clinical and Research Interests: Behavioral pediatrics, medical and procedural preparation, chronic pain and functional neurological conditions, inpatient neurorehabilitation intervention.
  • Education and Training: Psy.D., Roosevelt University; Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship, JHUSOM Department of Pediatrics and KKI Department of Behavioral Psychology; Licensed Psychologist.