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The Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Program (CDLP) is an intensive mentoring and professional development opportunity for early career clinicians and researchers. This interactive learning experience challenges thinking and encourages creative discourse about anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders in a diverse, multidisciplinary community of professionals involved in practice and research.The CDLP program is another step in ADAA's commitment to recognize and promote outstanding talent. Participants are grouped among two tracks: Clinical Research and Practice. The 2019 CDLP award winners are listed below by track. 

View the bios of all 2019 Awardees.

Research Track 

Teddy Akiki, MD
Yale School of Medicine / NCPTSD

Christal Badour, PhD
University of Kentucky

Alexandra Bettis, PhD
Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Cierra Edwards, MS
West Virginia University

Elizabeth Eustis, PhD
Boston University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) 

Travis Evans, MS
VA Boston Healthcare System

Kirsten Gilbert, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis

Lana Grasser, BSc
STARC/Wayne State University

Liisa Hantsoo, PhD
Penn Center for Women's Behavioral Wellness

Samantha Holmes, PhD
Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Arielle Horenstein, MA
Temple University

Juyoen Hur, PhD
University of Maryland, College Park 

Maria Ironside, DPhil
McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Nicholas Jacobson, MS
The Pennsylvania State University

Reilly Kayser, MD
Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute

Nicole LeBlanc, MA
Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital

Daniel Lee, PhD
VA Boston Healthcare System

Devon LoParo, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine 

Matteo Malgaroli, PhD
NYU School of Medicine 

Jonathan Stange, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago 

Cecilia Westbrook, PhD
University of Wisconsin - Madison 

Monica Wu, PhD
UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Practice Track

Bryan Balvaneda, MA
University of Massachusetts Boston 

Sarah Bloch-Elkouby, PhD
Mount Sinai Beth Israel 

Kristine Goins, MD
The Ross Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders 
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Jessica Goodnight, PhD
Emory Healthcare Veterans Program

Kari Gregory, MS, LPC
Positive Connections, LLC

Debra Japko, PsyD
New York Presbyterian - Columbia University Medical Center 

Lindsey Matt, PhD
Rush University Medical Center

Jarell Myers, PhD
McLean Anxiety Mastery Program 

Sarah O'Dor, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

David Singer, PsyD
Rutgers University - Newark