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Each year early career researchers and practitioners are selected through a competitive process to participate in an interactive learning experience that challenges thinking and encourages creative discourse about anxiety disorders, OCD, PTSD, and depression.

Attention Past ADAA CDLP Awardees!  We would love to hear from you. Please don't forget to send us updates on your professional achievements.  We also encourage all awardees to contribute a blog post, and/or host a public or professional webinar, that we can share with our ADAA communities. Please stay connected!

Meet our Past CDLP Awardees

2017

Kelly Nicole Banneyer, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital

Marcelo Camargo Batistuzzo, PhD
USP - University of São Paulo - Institute of Psychiatry

Cristiano Tschiedel Belem da Silva, MD, PhD
Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre

Emily Belleau, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Stefanie Russman Block, MS
University of Michigan

Robert E. Brady, PhD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Jackie Bullis, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Sierra Carter, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine

Priscilla Cheung, PhD
McLean Hospital

Ashley N. Clausen, MA
Laureate Institute for Brain Research, University of Tulsa

Bharathi Gadad, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Thea Gallagher, PsyD
University of Pennsylvania

Marina Gershkovich, PhD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York State Psychiatric Institute

Elissa J. Hamlat, MA
Temple University

Rachel Hershenberg, PhD
Emory University

Johanna Kaplan, PhD
Washington Anxiety Center of Capitol Hill

Sohye Kim, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Namik Kirlic, PhD
Laureate Institute for Brain Research, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Kristina Korte, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Jennie Kuckertz, MS
San Diego State University, University of California San Diego

Richard LeBeau, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

Natalie Matosin, PhD
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich

Andrea Millen, PsyD
Stanford University

Juliana Negreiros, PhD
University of British Columbia

Andrea Niles, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Daniel J. Paulus, MA
University of Houston

Jeremy Peterman, PhD
Stanford University

Marilyn Piccirillo, MA
Washington University in St. Louis

Lillian Reuman, MA
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Jessica Schleider, MA
Harvard University

Robert Selles, PhD
University of British Columbia

Amy Sewart, MA
University of California, Los Angeles

Andrew M. Sherrill, PhD
Emory University

Nicole Short, MS
Florida State University

Heather Smith-Schrandt, PhD
University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC),
Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment (KCCAT)

Shariful Syed, MD
University of Miami

Christine Valdez, PhD
California State University, Monterey Bay

Stephanie Woodrow, LGPC, NCC
The Maryland Anxiety Center

Paula Yanes-Lukin, PhD
Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute

Katherine Young, DPhil
University of California, Los Angeles

2016

Thomas G. Adams, PhD    
Yale University School of Medicine, VA National Center for PTSD

Robin Aupperle, PhD
Laureate Institute for Brain Research, University of Tulsa School of Community Medicine

Amanda Baker, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Emily Bilek, PhD
Mary A. Rackham Institute, University of Michigan

Anahi Collado, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine

Sanjaya Dharmapuri, MD
Rush University Medical Center

Erin Dunn, ScD    
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Samantha Farris, MA    
Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Sarah Garnaat, PhD
Butler Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Kaitlin Gallo, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Jonathan Green, PhD
VA Boston Healthcare System; Boston University School of Medicine

Aaron Heller, PhD
University of Miami

Kean Hsu, PhD    
Anxiety and Depression Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles

Dawn Ionescu, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Robert Jaffe, MD
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Manish Jha, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Kristin Kunkle, PsyD
Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Tiffany Lago, MD
National Institute of Mental Health

Richard Liu, PhD
Bradley Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Marie-France Marin, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Jessica Maples, MS
University of Georgia, Medical University of South Carolina

Joseph McGuire, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles Semel Institute

Desmond Oathes, PhD    
The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Becky O’Halloran, MA, LMFT
Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment P.A.

Elizabeth Olson, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Shaun Patel, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Loren Post, PhD
Emory University School of Medicine

Madhavi Reddy, PhD
The University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Marianne Seney, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Cara Settipani, PhD
Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Jami Socha, PhD
Mary A. Rackham Institute, University of Michigan

Shari Steinman, PhD
New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Medical Center

Jeremy Stewart, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Andrea Umbach, PsyD
Southeast Psych

Maria Zerrate, MD
Columbia University Hospital, Washington Heights Youth Anxiety Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital

2015

Roee Admon, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Raül Andero Gali, PhD
Emory University

Christina Boisseau, PhD
Butler Hospital, Brown Medical School

Michelle Bovin, PhD
VA Boston Healthcare System

T.H. Eric Bui, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Stacia Casillo, PsyD
Manhattan Psychiatric Associates in Affiliation with The Ross Center

Jiook Cha, PhD
New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University

Elise Clerkin, PhD
Miami University of Ohio

Rosie Curiel, PsyD
University of Miami

Kristen Ellard, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program

Angela Fang, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Clare Gaskins, PhD
Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian

Dylan Gee, PhD
Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Felicia Gould, PhD
University of Miami

Belinda Graham, DClinPsy
University of Washington

Jessica Graham, PhD
National Center for PTSD, Women's Health Sciences Division

Heather R. Greenawalt, LCSW
Southern Tier Community Health Center Network Inc.

Brian Hesler, MD
Rush University Medical Center

Daniel Jimenez, PhD
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Sarah Kertz, PhD
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Kathryn Kriegshauser, PhD
Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment, P.A.

Amy Lehrner, PhD
James J Peters VA Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Krystal Lewis, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago

Joanna Lim, MD
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Sabrina Lisboa, PhD
University of Sao Paulo, The Ohio State University

Maria Lopez-Patton, PhD
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Megan Mroczkowski, MD
Columbia University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Mary-Frances O’Connor, PhD
University of Arizona

Rebecca Sachs, PhD
Midtown Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Fay J. Lindner Center for Autism

Phillip Seibell, MD
Rogers Behavioral Health-Tampa Bay

Andrea Sheckler, MS
Stairways Behavioral Health Meadville Outpatient

Robyn Shepardson, PhD
VA Center for Integrated Healthcare

Rebecca Sripada, PhD
VA Serious Mental Illness Treatment Resource and Evaluation Center (SMITREC), University of Michigan

Avy Stock, PsyD
The Ross Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders

Chad Sylvester, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine

Michael VanElzakker, MA
Tufts University

Christian Webb, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Michael Wheaton, PhD
Yeshiva University

Alexis Whitton, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Gislaine Zilli Reus, PhD
University of Texas Health Science Center

2014

Alison Alden, PhD
Northwestern Memorial Hospital & Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Kristy Allen, PhD     
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Randy Auerbach, PhD
McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Terri Barrera, PhD
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Courtney Benjamin, PhD    
University of Pennsylvania

Shannon Bennett, PhD    
Weill Cornell Medical College

Eleonore Beurel, PhD     
University of Miami

Michael Brus, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Joao Busnello, MD
Rush University Medical Center
    
Ashley Ellison, MD
Tulane University School of Medicine

Miguel Fullana, PhD    
Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions

Daniel Grupe, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tamar Gur, MD, PhD
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Cassidy Gutner, PhD    
Boston University School of Medicine/National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System

Rania Johnson, MD
Chicago Psychiatry Associates

Sahib Khalsa MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles

Katharina Kircanski, PhD
Stanford University

Rachel Leonard, PhD
Rogers Memorial Hospital

Adam Lewin, PhD, ABPP
University of South Florida, Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry

Li Li, MD, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Abigail Lott, PhD    
Emory University

Ellie McGlinchey, PhD    
Columbia University/NYS Psychiatric Institute

Vasiliki Michopoulos, PhD, MSc
Emory University

Mireya Nadal-Vicens, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Anxiety & Traumatic Stress Disorders

William Oakley, PsyD
Kansas City Center for Anxiety Treatment

Elizabeth Penela, PhD
University of Miami Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program    

Matthew Price, PhD    
University of Vermont

Naomi Samimi Sadeh, PhD    
National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System

Melanie Santos, PsyD
Anxiety Treatment Center

Alexander Shackman, PhD    
University of Maryland

Jeffrey Spielberg, PhD
VA Boston Healthcare System

Kiara Timpano, PhD
University of Miami

Alik Widge, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Maha Zayed, PhD    
Anxiety Treatment Center