I am a Research Assistant in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. 

Role in the Program:
I recruit and conduct clinical interviews with patients with psychiatric and substance use issues for the Abstinence-Linked Money Management Study in New Haven.  In addition, I also recruit and conduct interviews with patients with substance use issues for the Improving Clinician Ratings of Money Mismanagement: Addiction's Impact study.

MA: Clinical Psychology, concentration in Substance Abuse Treatment     
University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2011

BA:  Psychology; Music Performance
Lawrence University, 2008

Research Interests:
Risk and resiliency factors for PTSD and substance use in trauma populations; Etiology of psychiatric illnesses; Hopelessness depression; Treatment in forensic settings

Personal Interests:
In my free time I enjoy swimming, biking, running, participating in triathlons, spending time outside, cooking, and spending time with my family, friends, and my dog.