Fourth Year Graduate Student
Katherine is a fourth-year student in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program working with Dr. Christy Esposito-Smythers. In 2018, she received a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Psychology with a minor in Hispanic Studies from Davidson College in North Carolina. She then worked as an Intramural Research Training Award fellow with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, examining mental health and health risk behaviors among adolescents. Her research interests include family-based risk and protective factors for adolescent suicide risk and implementation of culturally-responsive and trauma-informed evidence-based interventions.
Third Year Graduate Student
Emma Palmer, B.A.
Mackenzie Feeken, Ed.S.
Current: Assistant Professor at George Washington University, Pediatric Primary Care, Childrens National Hospital
Current: T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide, University of Rochester Medical Center
Current: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Excellence for Children in State’s Custody
Current: Staff Psychologist, Virginia Tech Counseling Center
Current: Research Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Current: U.S. Air Force Staff Psychologist (Research/Clinical)
Current: VA Staff Psychologist/Medical School Instructor
Current: Pediatric Psychologist in the Eating Disorders Program and the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Current: Psychologist, Private Practice
Current: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Northeastern University
Current: Associate Professor, Psychology Department, Suffolk University
Current: Associate Professor, Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Staff Psychologist, Rhode Island Hospital and Bradley Hospital
Current: Director, Research & Program Evaluation, Defense Suicide Prevention Office