Bradley Conference Faculty
Selby Conrad, PhD, is a staff psychologist at Bradley Hospital and an assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Conrad specializes in the treatment of youth with co-occurring disorders.
She earned her PhD at the University of Kansas, received her pre-doctoral training at the Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology and completed two post-doctoral fellowships at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Dr. Conrad has worked with youth in a variety of clinical settings, including outpatient, acute care, and juvenile justice. She trains new professionals to treat co-occurring disorders and supervises clinicians in community-based practice. Her research interests include the intersection of trauma, substance use and risk behaviors in youth.
Karyn Horowitz, MD, is the director of outpatient child psychiatry and behavioral health services at Lifespan. Dr. Horowitz received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, where she graduated Alpha Omicron Alpha; she completed two years of internal medicine training at the University of Chicago Hospitals and both her adult psychiatry residency and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Columbia University. Dr. Horowitz is an associate professor (clinical) in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Kathleen Kemp, PhD, earned her doctorate in clinical psychology with a specialization in forensic psychology at Drexel University; completed her predoctoral internship at University of Massachusetts Medical School/Worcester State Hospital; and completed her forensic psychology fellowship at the University of Virginia's Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy and Western State Hospital.
She is the director of the Rhode Island Family Court Mental Health Clinic, where she specializes in forensic mental health evaluations with adolescents in the juvenile justice system. She is active in the American Psychology-Law Society, serving on several committees; she co-chaired its international conference in Seattle in 2017.
Elizabeth Lowenhaupt, MD, FAAP, is associate training director for child psychiatry and triple board, and codirector of medical student education in psychiatry. Dr. Lowenhaupt is also the medical and psychiatric director for the Rhode Island Training School, and an assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior (child and adolescent psychiatry) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Lowenhaupt earned her medical degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia and completed the combined training program in pediatrics, psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Dr. Lowenhaupt has for 10 years provided care to children in the Rhode Island child welfare and juvenile justice systems in a variety of settings. She was the consulting medical and psychiatric director at the Rhode Island Training School, under the direction of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Families. She is the representative for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) on the board of the National Commission for Correctional Health Care and serves on the adoption/foster care committee of AACAP. Her areas of interest include the treatment of children and adolescents in foster care and the juvenile justice system, moral development and disruptive behavior disorders, and medical education.
As director of forensic psychiatry at Rhode Island Hospital and its Hasbro Children's Hospital, Wade Myers, MD, focuses on child, adolescent and family psychiatry issues that involve the legal system. Dr. Myers is also a clinical professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Dr. Myers is board-certified in psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. He is the author of more than 100 scientific publications and the book Juvenile Sexual Homicide. His primary research interests are in juvenile and adult homicide. Dr. Myers serves on the editorial boards of several journals and is active in organizational psychiatry. He is a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law’s (AAPL) Ethics Committee and International Relations Committee. He has served as a forensic psychiatry consultant to attorneys and courts on a broad range of criminal and civil matters, in 25 states and internationally, and he has been an expert witness in hundreds of cases.
Myers earned his undergraduate degree in biology at Stetson University and his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery at the University of South FloridaCollege of Medicine, his residency in psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine and fellowships in child and adolescent psychiatry and in forensic psychiatry at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
Margaret Paccione, PhD, is the director of clinical innovation at Bradley Hospital. Dr. Paccione has more than 35 years of experience in supervisory and administrative positions as well as extensive experience with trauma patients and managing trauma-related service environments.
She has served as director of the department of behavioral education and as the hospital’s psychologist manager and director of residential services.
She also has worked with military organizations and received FBI training in trauma services. Dr. Paccione has managed multisite, multiservice programs in the not-for-profit sector, has directed her own private practice/consulting corporation and worked in the private, for-profit behavioral sector. She has published in the areas of both mental health and substance abuse.
Megan Pinkston-Camp, MA, PhD, received a master’s degree in health psychology from Appalachian State University and a PhD in clinical health psychology from the University of Missouri, and also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in HIV and substance use at the Alpert Medical School.
She pursues research and clinical work in the clinical behavioral medicine service of the immunology clinic of The Miriam Hospital. She provides evidence-based therapy to HIV-infected patients who struggle with mental illness, substance use, and behavioral medicine concerns. Her research interests include the exploration and development of effective interventions for the syndemics that surround substance use, HIV infection/HCV co-infection, mental illness, and behavioral medicine concerns.
Leigh Reposa, LICSW, has been with the Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Project since 2009 and is its program manager. She and members of the RI Youth Suicide Prevention Project have trained more than 6,000 adults and youth in Rhode Island using the evidence-based gatekeeper model, QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer). Reposa served as chair of the Rhode Island Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Committee and is a member of the Child Death Review Team of the Office of the State Medical Examiners. In addition, Reposa is an adoptee and adoption advocate with a post-graduate certificate in adoption and foster care from Rhode Island College. In 2014, she received the Robert S. Burgess Community Service Award from the Rhode Island Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
Jamison Rogers, MD, is a psychiatrist at Rhode Island Hospital and training director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at Brown University. Dr. Rogers is a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Dr. Rogers completed his medical and general psychiatric training at the University of South Florida and additional training in child and adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He has had several years of post-training clinical experience evaluating and treating youths and adults with mental health disorders, both in the community and in correctional settings. He regularly conducts forensic psychiatric evaluations of individuals at the request of the legal community.