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Class of 2014

·         Adam Carmel, PhD
Adam's research interests include suicide prevention, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, behavioral health in the public sector, and implementation science. Adam completed his pre-doctoral internship at Duke University Medical Center. He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology. 
·         Doyanne Darnell, PhD
Doyanne is earning her Ph.D. in Clinical and Community Psychology at Georgia State University and completing her pre-doctoral clinical internship at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, American Lake Division. Her primary clinical interests include treatments for trauma-related sequelae, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and co-occurring PTSD and substance use disorders. Her primary research interests include the evaluation and development of clinical and community interventions, emphasizing interventions for substance use disorders and interventions to prevent sexual assault.interventions.”
·         Roger Vilardaga, PhD
Roger received his doctoral degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and conducted his clinical internship at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is interested in contextual behavioral therapies (with a focus on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and in the development of psychological interventions for individuals with co-occurring disorders. More specifically he is interested in the use of experience sampling methods for the understanding of core mechanisms of change as well as using mobile technology for the enhancement of CBT interventions.”

Class of 2013

·         Marie-Celeste Condon, PhD
Marie-Celeste earned a doctorate in Social Welfare from the University of Washington School of Social Work in 2011. She used participatory action research and mixed methods to gather dissertation data about the experiences of babies and adults in a prison nursery program. In their book, Speaking of Babies: Research and Action in a Prison Nursery, she and participants explain strategies they used to study babies’, inmates’ and staffs’ experiences and discourses that help and hinder desired outcomes for incarcerated women. Marie-Celeste is currently working with stakeholders in early relational health, systems collaboration and effectiveness to develop the model, partnerships and grant proposals. 

Meghan Keough, PhD
Meghan’s research interests lie in the dissemination and implementation of empirically supported treatments for anxiety disorders. In particular, she is interested in the identification and treatment of anxious patients who present to medical settings. Meghan completed her pre-doctoral internship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School within the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Track. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Florida State University in 2011. Meghan has completed extensive training in CBT for mood and anxiety disorders and is a licensed psychologist in the state of Washington.

Class of 2012

Deborah Bassett, PhD
Deborah received her MA in Communication Arts from the University of West Florida in 2003 and her PhD in Communication from the University of Washington in 2009. Her research interests and expertise are in culture and communication with special emphases in ethnography of communication, social determinants of health, and health disparities in underserved communities. She is a 2012 Fellow in the Native Investigator Development Program at the Native Elder Research Center, University of Colorado Denver and University of Washington, and a 2012-2013 Visiting Scholar in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania