Partial List of Faculty

Geoffrey L. Ahern, MD, PhD (PhD, 1981, and MD, 1984, Yale University). Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Psychology. Dr. Ahern's clinical interests in behavioral neurology include dementia, learning disabilities (adult), sequelae of stroke, head injury, temporal lobe epilepsy, and atypical psychiatric disorder. His research interests include cerebral lateralization for emotional processes in the human brain, studies of brain functioning during the Wada test, non-classical memory function in dementia, and PET scanning.

Emily Bell, PhD (2014, Kent State University), Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Psychiatry.  Dr. Bell is currently the Director of the Supported Employment and Education Program within the EPICenter first episode psychosis center and leads the General Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic Rotation for the psychology internship. She is also the Principal Investigator for the EPICenter research protocols.

Beth Bernstein, MD  Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic at Unversity of Arizona Medical Center-South Campus.

Julie Feldman, PhD (1995, University of Washington, respecialization in Clinical Psychology, University of Arizona). Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Adjunct Instructor of Psychology. Dr. Feldman teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. She also coordinates the psychology clinic activities, the clinical externship program, and a mentor program for undergraduates mentoring emotionally disturbed children in the community. Her clinical interests are primarily in the area of anxiety and depression.

Patricia Harrison-Monroe, PhD (1997, Columbia University).  Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Community Outreach & Clinical Development and Director of the Early Psychosis Invervention Center (EPICenter). Dr. Harrison-Monroe’s interests include forensic mental health, health disparities among at-risk populations, and the development of cultural competency among healthcare providers.  She provides clinical support services to students enrolled in the College of Medicine and also maintains a practice providing individual, couples, and family psychotherapy.

Patricia L. Haynes, PhD (2003, San Diego State University/University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology). Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Haynes is a clinical researcher interested in examining biological outcomes associated with psychotherapeutic processes. Specific areas of interest include cognitive behavioral therapy, social and biological circadian rhythms, stressful life events, and cross-disciplinary models of emotion dysregulation.

Alfred W. Kaszniak, PhD, ABPP(CN) (1976, University of Illinois). Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Neurology. Dr. Kaszniak's research interests are in neuropsychological aspects of normal aging and age-related disorders of the central nervous system. One current project funded by NIMH is concerned with cross-sectional and longitudinal assessment of memory and communicative functioning in Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases. Another project funded by NIA involves a sequential series of cross-sectional experiments concerned with aging and context phenomena in memory.

Joanna Katsanis, PhD (1993, University of Minnesota). Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology. Dr. Katsanis' research interests include vulnerability factors for schizophrenia, alcoholism and affective disorder. Her clinical interests include cognitive behavior therapy, sleep disorders, group psychotherapy, and personality assessment.

Marisa Menchola, PhD, (2007, University of Arizona). Director of Psychology Training and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of Arizona.