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Current: Co-investigator for Modifying Transference Focused Psychotherapy for Adolescents Previous: CBT for paranoia in schizophrenia, Treatment for patients with schizophrenia and substance abuse disorders-chronicity and decompensation predictors, Methadone maintenance in the elderly Detail of Research Experience: June 2006 to Present Weill Medical College of Cornell University: Research Coordinator "Application and Evaluation of Transference Focused Present Psychotherapy: Modified for Adolescents" Feb. 2007 to present Assistant Research Scientist for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Paranoia in Schizophrenia New School University, Graduate Faculty: Dissertation Title: A Randomized Study of Integrated Outpatient Treatment and Assertive Community Treatment for Patients with Comorbid Schizophrenia and Substance Use Disorders: Comparing Treatment Outcome for Domiciled and Homeless Patients Chairperson: McWelling Todman, Ph.D. Proposal Defense: October 30, 2003 Dissertation Defense: April 20, 2005 July 2003 to July 2004 Project Coordinator Geriatric Research Project, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY Studies: "A Double Blind Study of B-12 Augmentation of Antidepressant Treatment;" "Methadone Maintenance in the Elderly: Clinical Implications;" "Deep Brain Stimulation: Psychiatric Outcome;" "A Validation of the DISF-SR for a Geriatric Population;" Biopsychosocial Determinants of Sexual Dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease;" "Attitudes Toward Geropsychiatry Patients Before and After Home Visits by Medical Students" March 1999 to June 2002 Research Assistant New School University & Bowery Residences' Committee (BRC), Alcoholism Outpatient Clinic Rehab Project, New York, NY Research: Investigated the treatment and the chronicity of psychotic and substance-related disorders, particularly the role boredom plays in decompensation and relapse October 1998 to May 2005 Research Assistant Combined Psychiatric and Addictive Disorders Program (COPAD) Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY Research: Investigated several projects focusing on the treatment of dually diagnosed patients, predominantly schizophrenia and substance use disorders Sept.1996 to May 1997 Research Assistant Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, TX Research: Investigated the patterns of international participation in psychology and topics of study in psychology at international conferences


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