Graduate Student Alumni from MPACT Lab

Completed UCF Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program in MPACT Lab:

  • Vidya Kamath, Ph.D. (Ph.D. awarded August 2010)
    • Predoctoral Clinical Internship (2009 to 2010): Dartmouth Medical School (Hanover, NH) – clinical neuropsychology focus
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010 to 2013): Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry Section, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine – clinical neuropsychology focus.
    • August 2013 to Current: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Staff Neuropsychologist, Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, MD.
  • Diana M. Orem, Ph.D. (Ph.D. awarded August 2010)
    • Predoctoral Clinical Internship (2009 to 2010): St. Joseph’s Healthcare (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010 to 2011) : VA San Diego with Dr. Eric Granholm – clinical and research (schizophrenia/psychosis)
    • 2011 to 2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, California State University, Stanislaus.
    • Currently (as of 9/24/19): Staff Psychologist at a United States military base – Yuma Proving Ground (Arizona) and Lecturer, Department of Psychological Sciences, Northern Arizona University.
  • Diane C. Robinson (formerly Petrac), Ph.D. (Ph.D. awarded August 2010)
    • Predoctoral Clinical Internship (2009 to 2010): North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (Gainesville, FL) – clinical neuropsychogy focus
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010 to 2012): Maitland Associates with Dr. Dano Leli – clinical neuropsychology focus
    • 2012 to 2013: Staff Psychologist, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Affairs System
    • 2013 to current: Program Director of Cancer Support Community and Integrative Medicine Department, Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center, Orlando, FL.
  • Andrew E. Deptula, Ph.D. (Ph.D. awarded August 2016)
    • Predoctoral Clinical Internship (2015 – 2016) – Stony Brook University, Mind-Body Clinical Research Center, Stony Brook, NY.
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016 – 2018): Department of Psychiatry, Stony Brook Medical Center & Kranser Psychological Center, Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY and Inpatient Psychiatry Rotation Supervisor for the Stony Brook University Consortium Internship Program (APA-accredited).
    • Currently (as of 9/24/19): Clinical Psychologist/Behavioral Health Specialist at Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook, NY. 
  • Chi C. Chan, Ph.D. (Ph.D. awarded August 2016)
    • Predoctoral Clinical Internship (2015 – 2016) – University of California Los Angeles Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior; Track: Adult Major Mental Illness.
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship: (2016 – 2018): James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY; New York/New Jersey VISN 3 MIRECC Program
    • 2018 to current: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
  • Christopher C. Spencer, Ph.D. (Ph.D. awarded August 2020)
    • Predoctoral Clinical Internship (2019 – 2020) – Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, VA
    • 2020 to current: Primary Care Mental Health Integration Psychologist at the Tampa VA Medical Center.
  • John P. O’Donnell, Ph.D. (Ph.D. awarded August 2023)
    • Predoctoral Clinical Internship (2022-2023) – Orlando VA Medical Center
    • 2023 – current: Staff Psychologist, Primary Care, Orlando VA Medical Center (Lake Baldwin) 

Completed UCF Clinical Psychology M.S. Thesis (Only) in MPACT Lab:

  • Katie A. Ragsdale (M.S. awarded August 2012)
    • Thesis Title: “Comorbidity of psychopathy and schizotypy: Skin conductance to affective pictures.”
  • Scott R. Sutterby (M.S. awarded December 2009)
    • Thesis Title: “Neuropsychological functioning in social phobia.”