Outpatient Psychiatry Care Teams

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East Greenwich
East Providence
Providence

East Greenwich Care Team

William Chase, LICSW
Dierdre Gale, LMHC

Anthony Louis Gallo Jr., MD, is a psychiatrist at Lifespan Physician Group. He is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Boston Medical Center.

Dr. Gallo is a member of the Rhode Island Psychiatric Society and the American Psychiatric Association. 

Kenneth LaFountain, LMHC
Maura McKone, PCNS
Psychologist

Jeffrey P. Wincze, PhD, is a psychologist with Lifespan Physician Group. He is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He specializes in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders, and he treats and conducts research on conversion disorders including nonepileptic seizures. His current research interests include developing a treatment protocol to aid clinicians in treating nonepileptic seizures and other conversion disorders.

East Providence Care Team

Kalina Brabeck, PhD is a psychologist who specializes in discrimination, immigration and trauma at Lifespan Physician Group and Rhode Island Hospital. She speaks English and Spanish and works as part of the Latino Mental Health Program team, where she provides psychotherapy to Spanish-speaking patients. Dr. Brabeck is an associate professor of mental health counseling at Rhode Island College.

Dr. Brabeck’s research focuses on the effects that poverty, discrimination and legal status have on Latino immigrant families. Her work has been published in many peer-reviewed journals, books and encyclopedias. She is a member of the American Psychological Association.

Alison Fenghi, LICSW

Michael D. McQuiggan, MD, is a psychiatrist and site director at Lifespan Physician Group. He is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. McQuiggan treats a broad array of psychiatric disorders including depression, anxiety and borderline personality disorder (BPD). He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Rhode Island Psychiatry Society, and the Schweitzer Fellowship.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

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.

Eunice Wharton, LICSW

Providence Care Team

Psychiatrist

Naureen Attiullah, MD, is a psychiatrist at Lifespan Physician Group. She specializes in depression, anxiety, and psychopharmacology. She received her medical degree from The Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan and completed her residency at Rhode Island Hospital.

Dr. Attiullah's clinical interests include psychiatric evaluations of bariatric surgery patients and determining remission from depression.

Staff Psychologist, Lifespan Physician Group

Maria L. Buckley, PhD, is a psychologist at Lifespan Physician Group and a clinical associate professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Buckley provides individual and group behavioral treatment within cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and leads psychoeducational groups in The Miriam Hospital’s Weight Management Program. Dr. Buckley is a clinical supervisor within Brown University’s Clinical Psychology Internship Training Program and a fellow of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

Recent Publications

Please visit http://research.brown.edu/myresearch/Maria_Buckley for a full list of Dr. Buckley's recent publications.

  • Busch, A. M., Scott-Sheldon, L. A., Pierce, J., Chattillion, E., Cunningham, K., Buckley, M. L. (2014). Depression Predicts Pulmonary Rehabilitation Completion among Women, but not Men. Respiratory Medicine, 108, 1007-1013. 
     
  • Busch, A. M., Leavens, E. L., Wagener, T. L., Buckley, M. L., Tooley, E. M. (2016). Prevalence, Reasons for Use, and Risk Perception of Electronic Cigarettes among Post-Acute Coronary Syndrome Smokers. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev, 36, 352-7.

  • ​Pack, Q.R., Bauldoff, G., Lichtman, S.W., Buckley, M., Eichenauer, K., Gavic, A., Garvey, C., King, M..L. (2018). Prioritization, development, and validation of American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation performance measures. Journal Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev, 38: 208-214.
     
  • ​Blackstock, F.C.,Lareau, S.C., Nici, L., ZuWallack, R., Bourbeau, G., Buckley, M. Durning, S., Effing, T.W., Egbert, E., Goldstein, R.S., Kelly, W., Lee, A., Meek, P. M., Singh, S. (2018). Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Education in Pulmonary Rehabilitation. An Official American Thoracic Society/Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand/Canadian Thoracic Society/British Thoracic Society Workshop Report. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, 15, 769-784.
     
  • ​Gathright, E.C., Busch, A.M, Buckley, M.L., Stabile, L., DeAngelis, J., Whited, M.C., & Wu, W. (In press). Improvements in depressive symptoms and affect during cardiac rehab: Predictors and potential mechanisms. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev.
     
  • Buckley, M., Eichenauer, K. (2018, in press). Ch. 5 Psychosocial Assessment and Intervention. Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, 5th ed. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Clinical Psychologist

 
Kristy Dalrymple, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, associate director of the outpatient psychiatry practice at Rhode Island Hospital, and director of adult psychology at Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals.

Dr. Dalrymple received her doctorate from Drexel University.  She completed her residency in psychology at the State University of New York Upstate Medical School and her fellowship in clinical research at the Alpert Medical School.

She is an assistant professor (research) in the Alpert Medical School department of psychiatry and human behavior. She is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, and serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science.  
 

Director, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Center

Michael A. Friedman, MD is the director of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Center and a clinical associate professor of psychiatry and neurology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. He performs diagnostic evaluations of new patients referred to the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center and provides expert consultations for those with particularly difficult or challenging behavioral problems.

Marcia Liss, PhD, is a psychologist with Lifespan Physician Group psychiatry and behavioral health. She specializes in rehabilitation psychology, working with individuals and couples who are facing adjustment to injury, illness and disability, as well as transitions in life stages, aging, depression, and anxiety. Dr. Liss is a co-facilitator for the Joe Niekro Foundation Brain Aneurysm/AVM Support Group, as well as a member of the American Psychological Association Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and the Rhode Island Psychological Association.

Jared Minkel, PhD, completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of California, Berkeley; his doctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania; and postdoctoral training at Duke University Medical Center. His clinical and scientific interests focus on how insufficient or disrupted sleep influences emotion and stress in adults.

His published work includes studies that emphasize subjective, behavioral and neurobiological aspects of emotion.

Recent Publications

Minkel, J.D., & Krystal, A.D., Benca, R.M. (in press). Unipolar Major Depression. Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 6th Edition. (Kryger & Roth editors).

Neubauer, D.N., Minkel, J.D., Krystal, A.D. (in press). Pharmacologic Treatment of Insomnia. Psychiatry, Fourth Edition. (Tasman, Kay, Lieberman, First & Maj, editors).

Minkel,J.D. & Phillips, S. Methodological consideration in the elicitation and measurement of emotion in sleep deprivation experiments. (2015).Sleep and Affect: Assessment, Theory, and Clinical Implications. (Feldner & Babson, editors). Elsevier.

Minkel, J.D.,Moreta, M., Muto, J., Htaik, O., Jones, C., Dinges, D.F. (2014). Sleep deprivation potentiates HPA axis stress reactivity in healthy adults. Health Psychology. 33(11), 1430-1434

Minkel, J.D., Krystal, A.D. (2013). Optimizing the pharmacologic treatment of insomnia: current status and future horizons. Invited review. Sleep Medicine Clinics. 8(3):333-350.

Minkel, J.D.,McNealy, K., Gianaros, P., Drabant, E., Gross, J., Manuck, S.B., Hariri, A.R. (2012). Sleep quality and neural circuit function supporting emotion regulation. Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders. 7;2(1):22.

Minkel, J. D., Banks, S., Htaik, O., Moreta, M.C., Jones, C.W., McGlinchey, E.L., Simpson, N.S., Dinges, D.F. (2012). Sleep Deprivation and Stressors: Evidence for Elevated Negative Affect in Response to Mild Stressors When Sleep Deprived. Emotion. 12(5):1015-20

Minkel, J.D., Htaik, O., Banks, S., Dinges, D.F. (2011). Emotional expressiveness in sleep-deprived healthy adults. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 9:1, 5-14.

Minkel, J.D., Banks, S., Dinges, D.F. (2009). Sleep Deprivation and Behavior. New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. (Larry R. Squire, senior editor) Elsevier.

Minkel, J.D., Dinges, D.F. (2009). Human Circadian Rhythms: Circadian rhythms in sleepiness, alertness, and performance. New Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. (Larry R. Squire, senior editor) Elsevier.

Staff Psychologist, Lifespan Physicians Group

Julie Morris, PhD 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. Dr. Morris provides clinical training within the Brown Clinical Psychology Residency.

Recent Publications

Moring, J.C., Bowen, A.M., Page, T., & Angiola, J.E. (2014). HIV in Rural Areas. In J.Warren & B. Smalley (Eds.), Rural Public Health: Best Practices and Preventive Models. New York, NY: Springer.

Ross, L.M., Moring, J.C., Angiola, J.E., & Bowen, A.M. (2014). The influence of sexual scripts and the “Better than Average” effect on condom responsibility. Journal of College Student Development, 55 (4):408-412.

Angiola, J.E., & Bowen, A.M. (2013). Improving quality of life in advanced cancer patients: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy view. The Counseling Psychologist, 41(2):313-335.

Lindsay M. Orchowski, PhD, is a psychologist with Lifespan Physician Group and an associate professor of research in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her clinical interests include alcoholism, domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Sandhya Patel, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist at Lifespan Physician Group. She received her medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York and completed her residency at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Patel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in adults.

Psychologist, Clinical Behavioral Medicine Service of the Immunology Center at The Miriam Hospital

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.

Staff Psychologist, Lifespan Physicians Group

Anna Schierberl Scherr, PhD 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.

Recent Publications

  • Schierberl Scherr, A., McClure Brenchley, K.J., & Gorin, A.A. (2013). Examining a ripple effect: Do spouses’ behavior changes affect each other’s weight loss? Journal of Obesity, 2013, 1-8.
     
  • Gorin A.A., Niemeier, H.M., & Schierberl Scherr, A. (2011). Binge eating in overweight and obese individuals with type 2 diabetes. In: V. R. Preedy (Ed.), International Handbook of Behavior, Diet, and Nutrition. New York: Springer.

Lisa B. Shea, MD, is a psychiatrist at Lifespan Physician Group and director of quality in adult psychiatry at Lifespan. She is a clinical associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her clinical interests include suicide prevention and women’s mental health. Dr. Shea is a member of the Rhode Island Psychiatric Society and the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

Psychologist

Rachel A. Simmons, PhD, is a psychologist at Rhode Island Hospital and a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Philadelphia and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Simmons formerly worked in the body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) program at Rhode Island Hospital. She specializes in the treatment of OCD, BDD and anxiety disorders and has written book chapters and journal articles in these areas. She is a member of the International OCD Foundation, the Rhode Island Psychological Association, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Cristina Toba, MD, is a psychiatrist with Lifespan Physician Group. She is a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Toba specializes in depression, anxiety, ADHD, and bipolar, obsessive-compulsive and trauma-related disorders. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the Rhode Island Psychiatric Society, and is fluent in French and Romanian.

Tanya Tran, PhD, is a psychologist in the mood disorders and family therapy programs at Rhode Island Hospital.

She also is an assistant clinical professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Dr. Tran focuses her research on how basic cognitive processes and individual differences in emotion regulation influence mood and anxiety disorders. She also is interested in the role that social media sites play in emotion regulation and their impact on emotional well-being. She intends to apply this research to develop internet-based interventions to more effectively reach individuals with depression.

Dr. Tran is a member of several professional organizations, including the Association for Psychological Science, and lead author or coauthor of numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Director, Partial Hospital Program and Adult Outpatient Psychiatry

Mark Zimmerman, MD received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He completed his postgraduate training at the Medical College of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Zimmerman is board certified in psychiatry and is professor of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. 

He is principal investigator of the Rhode Island Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and Services (MIDAS) project. Dr. Zimmerman is the author of more than 300 articles and serves on the editorial board of 10 journals.

He is the author of the recently revised Interview Guide for Evaluating DSM-5 Psychiatric Disorders and the Mental Status Examination, a leading textbook for psychiatric diagnosis and assessment.