Profile:
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.
 
Education:
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.