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Degree/Specialization:  Ph.D., Child and Adolescent Psychology

Administrative Title:  Licensed Psychologist

Internship:  Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH

Post Doctoral Residency/Fellowship:  The Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Certifications:  Licensed Psychologist

Primary Role/Patient Populations:  Treatment, assessment, and consultation for a wide range of clinical conditions in children and adolescents with a specialization in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Developmental and/or Intellectual Disabilities, and ADHD.

Pursuing innovative research, providing state-of-the-art treatment of psychiatric disorders, and training the next-generation of psychiatrists

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is advancing the understanding of psychiatric disorders through an integrated approach of research, education, and patient care. Collaboration between laboratory research and clinical areas facilitate translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.


Advancing knowledge discovery in schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder, neurodegenerative disorders, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders of childhood and the elderly


Developing future academic leaders, researched-focused clinical investigators and clinical psychiatrists through residency and fellowship training programs

Patient Care

 Providing state-of-the-art care through a 90-bed inpatient facilty, community-based clinics, and other patient focused programs