Post-Doctoral Fellows

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Kristine Carandang, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC San Diego, Department of Psychiatry

Margaret Dyson, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC San Diego, Department of Psychiatry
Research Interest/Specialization:

  • Implementation of evidence-based practices for children with autism spectrum disorder served in publicly-funded community and school-based mental health programs
  • Associations between temperament and developmental psychopathology
  • Structure and stability of child temperament

Eliana Hurwich-Reiss, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC San Diego, Department of Psychiatry
Research Interest/Specialization:

  • Implementation of evidence-based practices for children served in publicly-funded community and school-based mental health programs
  • Reducing disparities in evidence-based mental health interventions accessible to low-income and ethnically diverse families
  • Cultural adaptation and enhancement of evidence-based interventions for Latino immigrant families

Teresa Lind, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC San Diego, Department of Psychiatry

Willa Marquis, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC San Diego, Department of Psychiatry

Melina Melgarejo, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, San Diego State University

Mojdeh Motamedi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, UC San Diego, Department of Psychiatry
Research Interest/Specialization:

  • Dissemination, implementation and sustainability of evidence-based programs in community mental health and school-based settings
  • Development of social-emotional, trauma-informed, and prevention programs
  • Implementation support in international and underserved, diverse community settings
  • Global mental health

Ashley Smith, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles 

Argero Zerr, Ph.D.

Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellow, San Diego State University Research Foundation
Research Interest/Specialization:

  • Familial and cultural factors related to the development and treatment of youth internalizing problems