Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine Postdoctoral Fellows: 2020-2021

Jesse Coe, PhD

Jesse Coe completed her PhD in developmental psychology at the University of Rochester. Her research is focused on understanding how and why children's experiences with family stress and adversity influence the development of psychopathology and socio-emotional functioning during early childhood. Her research fellowship is funded by a T32 training grant from the National Institutes of Health. 

Email: jesse_coe@brown.edu 

Nancy Jao, PhD

Nancy Jao, PhD, received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with an emphasis in behavioral medicine/health psychology from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the impact of substance use on neurobiological functioning and health conditions among vulnerable populations, including pregnant women. Jao is a NIH T32 postdoctoral research fellow funded through the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. 

Phone: 401-793-8230 
Email: nancy_jao@brown.edu

Nicholas Perry, PhD

Nicholas Perry, PhD, completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology, with a concentration in clinical health psychology, at the University of Utah. His research focuses on social processes and mental health as they related to LGBT health broadly and HIV prevention in particular. His research fellowship is funded by a T32 training grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Contact Dr. Perry

Phone: 401-793-8619
Email: nicholas_perry@brown.edu

L.G. Rollins, PhD

LG Rollins completed a doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. LG’s research focuses on the effects of psychosocial stress and trauma on the immune system during the perinatal period. LG’s research fellowship is funded by a T32 grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Contact Dr. Rollins

Email: laura_rollins@brown.edu

Natasha Sokol, ScD

Natasha Sokol completed a doctoral degree in social epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the modifiable factors and processes that contribute to inequities in the consequences of drug use across the life course and intergenerationally. Sokol's research fellowship is funded by a T32 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. 

Phone: 401-793-8074 
Email: natasha_sokol@brown.edu