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Yale Child Study Center 2020 Graduates: Albert J. Solnit Integrated Psychiatry Residents

June 19, 2020

Andrea Diaz-Stransky, MD has completed her Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry training and has accepted a faculty position at Duke in North Carolina, where she will be doing outpatient work and school consults. She will also stay connected with the Yale community through her ongoing collaboration with MindNest Health, a telebehavioral health start up led by Dr. Grodberg.

Amalia Londono-Tobon, MD has completed her Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry training and will be completing a post-doctoral fellowship at Brown University focused on perinatal mental health. During her time at the CSC, Dr. Londono completed several clinical and research projects related to the prevention and treatment of mental health disorders in underserved communities. Dr. Londono plans to continue a career in academic psychiatry to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and families.

David Saunders, MD, PhD has completed his Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry training and will be a post-doctoral fellow at Columbia, joining his wife Jennifer Small, who is currently a physician-scientist and attending on the infectious disease service. He will be conducting research on mindfulness-based interventions under the mentorship of Dr. Jonathan Posner. Meanwhile, he will continue working with mentors at Yale, including Drs. Leckman, Vitulano and Kober, on our clinical trial of Mindfulness-Based ADHD Treatment for Children. "Words cannot express my gratitude for you - I did not and do not deserve all the time and effort you put into helping me grow, so thank you. And heartfelt thanks to Drs. Stubbe, Bloch and Martin for your clinical guidance and support. I was blessed to be able to work under you and hope we can continue to stay close."

Submitted by Lauren Perry on June 19, 2020