Recent Former Trainees
Name: Guadalupe A. Bacio   Mentors: Sandra A. Brown and Mark Myers    T32 Support: Postdoctoral, 2014-2016
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2014, University of California, Los Angeles
M.A. in Clinical Psychology, 2009, University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Latin American Literature, 2006, University of California, San Diego
Research Interest: Etiology, development, and prevention of alcohol and drug use disorders among ethnic minority youth. Particularly, understanding the factors that generate and maintain race/ethnic disparities related to substance use across the lifespan.
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Psychology and Chicano/a Latino/a Studies, Pomona College
Name: Ty Brumback    Mentors: Sandra Brown and Susan Tapert     T32 Support: Postdoctoral, 2013-2015
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2013, University of South Florida
Research Interest: Neurocognitive precursors and consequences of heavy alcohol use in adolescents and young adults​.
Current Position: Inter-professional Fellowship in Addiction Research – VA San Diego Healthcare System
Lauren_Doyle Name: Lauren Doyle   Mentor: Sarah N. Mattson    T32 Support: Predoctoral, 2014-2016
Education:
 Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Anticipated 2019, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
B.S. in Psychology, 2012, University of New Mexico
Research Interest: Neurobehavioral effects of prenatal alcohol exposure; neuropsychological outcomes.
Current Position: Doctoral Candidate
Current Funding and Role: F31 AA025256 (PI)
Name: Leila Glass    Mentor: Sarah N. Mattson     T32 Support: Predoctoral, 2011-2013
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Anticipated 2017, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
M.S. in Clinical Psychology, 2012, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
B.A. in Cognitive Science (Neuroscience), Science Technology and Society, 2010, University of Pennsylvania
Research Interest: Prenatal exposure to alcohol and the brain; neuropsychological and behavioral functioning.
Current Position: Doctoral Candidate; Clinical Psychology Intern, Pediatric Neuropsychology at UCLA – Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior
Name: M. Alejandra Infante     Mentor: Edward Riley     T32 Support: Predoctoral, 2010-2013
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2016, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
B.S. in Psychology, 2008, UC San Diego
Research Interest: Prenatal exposure to alcohol and the brain; neuroimaging and neuropsychological outcomes.
Current Position: Postdoc on this NIAAA T32
Sarah_Inkelis Name: Sarah Inkelis     Mentor: Jennifer Thomas     T32 Support: Predoctoral, 2015-2017
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Anticipated 2021, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
B.A. in Psychology, 2012, University of California, Berkeley
Research Interest: The intersection of sleep, neurodevelopment, and neurobehavioral effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol; neuropsychological outcomes and interventions.
Current Position: Doctoral Candidate
Luk_Jeremy Name: Jeremy Luk     Mentor: Tamara Wall     T32 Support: Postdoctoral, 2015-2016
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2015, University of Washington
M.S. in Psychology, University of Washington
B.A. in Comparative Religion and B.S. in Psychology, University of Washington
Research Interest (while on T32): Developmental models of problematic alcohol use; co-occurrence of alcohol and risk behaviors; alcohol among ethnic minority youth.
Current Position: Postdoc at NIH
 WMG_ProfilePicture Name: Whitney Melroy-Greif     Mentor: Cindy Ehlers     T32 Support: Postdoctoral, 2015-2017
Education: Ph.D. in Integrative Physiology, 2015, The University of Colorado Boulder
B.S. in Biology, 2009, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
Research Interest: Examining endophenotypes related to the clinical diagnosis of alcoholism, such as trauma or sleep disturbance, for association with genetic variants in minority populations.
Current Position: Technical Specialist/Patent Agent Trainee, Dentons, San Diego, CA
Name: Robyn Migliorini     Mentors: Edward Riley; Susan Tapert     T32 Support: Predoctoral, 2012-2014
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Anticipated 2017, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy, 2009, Wellesley College
Research Interest (while on T32):  Neuroimaging of adolescents with substance use disorders and youth with prenatal alcohol exposure.
Current Position: Doctoral Candidate; Psychology Intern, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
 Eileen_Moore Name: Eileen M. Moore     Mentor: Edward Riley     T32 Support: Postdoctoral, 2012-2014
Education: Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2012, Binghamton University – State University of New York
M.S. in Psychology, 2008, Binghamton University – State University of New York
B.A. in Psychology, 2005, State University of New York College at Cortland
Research Interest: Investigating the consequences of prenatal alcohol exposure on brain structure and function using neuroimaging techniques.
Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, San Diego State University
Current Funding and Role: NIAAA K99/R00 Career Development Award R00AA022661 (PI); NIAAA Pediatric LRP (PI)
Name: Tam T. Nguyen-Louie    Mentor: Susan F. Tapert    T32 Support: Predoctoral, 2013-2016
Contact Email: ttn045 AT ucsd.edu
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Anticipated 2018, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
M.S. in Clinical Psychology, 2015, San Diego State University
B.A. in Cognitive Science, 2009, Johns Hopkins University
Research Interest: Effect of alcohol on adolescent neurodevelopment; neuroimaging and neuropsychological outcomes.
Current Position: Doctoral Candidate
Current Funding and Role: F31 AA024389 (PI)
Emily_Paolillo Name: Emily Paolillo     Mentors: David J. Moore and Robert K. Heaton     T32 Support: Predoctoral, 2015-2017
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Anticipated 2021, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
B.S. in Psychology, 2014, CUNY Brooklyn College
Research Interest: The impact of alcohol and HIV infection on neurobehavioral and daily functioning outcomes; the modifying effects of alcohol on aging with HIV infection.
Current Position: Doctoral Candidate
Version 2 Name: Ursula S. Myers     Mentor: Sonya B. Norman     T32 Support: Predoctoral, 2010-12; 2013-14
Contact Email: myersur AT musc.edu
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2016, SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program
M.S. in Clinical Psychology, 2013, San Diego State University
B.A. in Psychology, 2007, University of New Mexico
Research Interest: Psychotherapy treatment efficacy and effectiveness for veterans with comorbid alcohol use disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Current Position: Research Postdoctoral Fellow, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Jessica_Skidmore Name: Jessica Skidmore     Mentors: Marc Schuckit; Susan Tate     T32 Support: Postdoctoral, 2012-2015
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2012, The University of Memphis
Research Interest: Treatment for comorbid alcohol dependence, depression, and trauma exposure, and prevention strategies for heavy alcohol use in young adults.
Current Position: Grant Writer and Coordinator, Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute