Meet Our Behavioral Medicine Clinical Team

Maria L. Buckley, PhD
Staff Psychologist, Lifespan Physicians Group

Dr. Buckley provides individual and group behavioral treatment within cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. She also leads psychoeducational groups in The Miriam Hospital Weight Management Program. Dr. Buckley supervises psychology residents in the cardiac rehabilitation service within The Miriam Hospital Behavioral Medicine, Cardiovascular and Primary Care Rotation at Brown University.

Andrew Busch, PhD
Research Scientist

Dr. Busch provides individual treatment focused on activating health behavior change and coping with chronic illness. In addition, he meets with patients who seek to enroll in The Miriam Hospital Weight Management Program. His recent research has focused on using behavioral activation to target both mood and smoking cessation in chronically ill populations (i.e., physically disabled, cardiac patients) as well as treatment of patients with both weight problems and depression. Dr. Busch also researches relationships among restriction of valued activities, depression, and health behavior change in chronically ill populations. He is a research mentor within the Brown University Clinical Psychology Residency Program.

Ernestine Jennings, PhD
Staff Psychologist

Dr. Jennings provides individual treatment focused on activating health behavior change and coping with chronic illness. In addition, she leads weight management groups in The Miriam Hospital Weight Management Program. Her research has focused on using behavioral interventions to improve physical and mental health in both apparently healthy and known disease populations. She is specifically interested in developing smoking cessation interventions for women. She is a research mentor within the Brown University Clinical Psychology Residency.

Julie Angiola Morris, PhD
Staff Psychologist

Dr. Morris is a staff psychologist at The Miriam Hospital, where she provides individual counseling in behavioral medicine focused on health behavior change, coping with chronic illness, management of chronic pain, and co-existing depression and anxiety. She provides clinical training within the Brown Clinical Psychology Residency.

Megan Pinkston-Camp, PhD
Staff Psychologist

Dr. Pinkston-Camp provides evidence-based therapy to HIV- and HCV-infected patients who struggle with mental illness and substance use disorders. Her research interests include the exploration and development of effective interventions for the interactions of disorders that surround cocaine addiction, HIV infection, and mental illness as well as the development of interventions to impact behavioral medicine concerns (e.g., pain, adherence, sleep) in HIV infected populations.

Anna Schierberl Scherr, PhD
Staff Psychologist

Dr. Schierberl Scherr is a staff psychologist at The Miriam Hospital, where she provides individual counseling in behavioral medicine focused on emotional and binge eating, health behavior change, coping with chronic medical conditions, and co-existing depression and anxiety. In addition, she provides group weight management treatment in The Miriam Hospital's Weight Management Program. She provides clinical training within the Brown Clinical Psychology Residency.