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Below are some of Dr. Blanchard's former trainees and their current positions.

William P. Horan, Ph.D.

Vice President of Clinical Science

VeraSci Clinical Trial Services

Durham, NC

(Previously: Professor-in-Residence, Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA and Chief, Psychosis Section, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles.)

Seth Brown, Ph.D.


Department of Psychology

University of Northern Iowa


Minu Aghevli, Ph.D.

Psychologist and Program Coordinator, Opiate Agonist Treatment Program

Department of Psychiatry

Baltimore VA Medical Center


Winnie W. Leung, Ph.D.

Clinical Practice (New York)

Alex Cohen, Ph.D.


Department of Psychology

Louisiana State University 

Lindsay Emmerson, Ph.D.

Founder, Parenting with Psychology, Inc.

Monica Mann-Wrobel, Ph.D.

Clinical Practice (North Carolina)


Ali Saperstein, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology  (in Psychiatry)

Department of Psychiatry

Columbia University Medical Center

Courtney Forbes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Nazareth College, Rochester NY

Jay Carreno, Ph.D.

Captain, Medical Service Corps, United State Army
Director of Research, Graduate Medical Education
Department of Behavioral Health
Tripler Army Medical Center
Honolulu, HI

Amy Wilson, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist and Recovery Coordinator

Psychology Co-Chair for Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Bedford VA Medical Center

Marsha Sargeant, Ph.D.

Behavioral Health Integration Program Psychologist

Naval Hospital

Camp Pendleton


Bryann Debeer, Ph.D.

Director of the VA Patient Safety Center of Inquiry – Suicide Prevention Collaborative, 

VA Rocky Mountain MIRECC for Suicide Prevention, and

Visiting Associate Professor

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Katiah Llerena, Ph.D. 
Assessment Core & Practicum Director
UCSF Department of Psychiatry

Stephanie Park, Ph.D.
Clinical Practice (Maryland)

Julie McCarthy, Ph.D.
McLean Hospital: Staff Psychologist, Center of Excellence in Psychotic Disorders

Harvard Medical School: Instructor in Psychiatry

Kristi Dwyer, Ph.D.
Psychologist / Neuropsychologist

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

San Diego, CA

Lauren Catalano, Ph.D.
Assistant Project Scientist
Greater Los Angeles Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) 
VISN 22 Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) 
UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

Cristina Garcia, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Psychiatry

Banner-University Medical Center

University of Arizona College of Medicine

Tucson, AZ

Christina Savage, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

South Texas Veterans Health Care System

Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital

San Antonio, TX

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