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The Career Development Center (CDC)
Located on the second floor of Glendening Hall (211), the CDCenter is a great resource for professional/graduate school research, career exploration and internship/employment opportunities.
Join MentorNet! What is graduate school really like? How can you make the most of your first "real" job? The CDC's MentorNet directory gives students and recent graduates the opportunity to learn about graduate study and the world of work by connecting with professionals in their field of interest. Relevant mentors can be easily identified by searching the database according to major, graduate degree, occupation, location, or keyword. Contact the Career Development Center at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain a unique username and password.
Class of 1999
Alise Nacson received an MPH from GWU in 2004. She has worked as a Research Associate for the United BioSource Corporation's Center for Health Outcomes Research and is currently an analyst for the US Government Accountability Office.
Class of 1998
Alex Czopp earned a PhD in Experimental Social Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2004. After spending four years at the University of Toledo, he is now in the Department of Psychology at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. He teaches courses on social psychology, statistics, and research methods. His research examines issues related to stereotyping and prejudice.
Jessica (Deucthman) Mohler earned a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola College. She is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology, and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. As a Lieutenant with 3 more years committed to the military, Jessica moved Jacksonville, FL in July 2005 where she was stationed at the Naval Air Station Hospital.
Deborah Pollack received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Duquesne University in 2006. She is is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY and a Clinical Psychologist in private practice. Deb says,
"If any students are interested in Duquesne Univ, please have them contact me at email@example.com. I was a psych/phil double major and it was the perfect program for me - and I only found out about it on the recommendation of Dr. Glidden!"
Dana (Schropp) Veitch started as an intern with NAVAIR under the outstanding scholar program and is currently a GS13 contract specialist at the Naval Air Station in Lexington Park. She earned an M.S. in Management from the Florida Institute of Technology in 2000. Dana is responsible for procuring hardware and services for the V-22 Osprey program.
Class of 1997
Anne Britner earned a Certificate in Digital Design from Cororan College of Art and Design in 2001. She is the Creative Director for Laterax Recordings BV.
Brian Doss earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology from UCLA in 2004. He is now an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Miami.
Viki (Johnson) Hook works as a Research Applications Programmer for The Center for Naval Analysis Corporation in Alexandria, VA.
Ryan Voegtlin earned is MS in School Counseling from Johns Hopkins University in 2001 and is currently a Pupil Personnel Worker for the Anne Arundel County Public School System.
Class of 1996
Emily Lewis is a Web Designer for Pitney Bowes.
Class of 1995
Lauren (Matukaitis) Broyles earned her Bachelor's of Science, Nursing from Johns Hopkins University in 1998 and her PhD in Nursing from Univ. of Pittsburgh in 2008. She completed a Postdoctoral fellowship in Health Services Research, 2008-2010 and received the VA Career Development Award, (analogous to NIH K-award) 2010-2011. She is now a Research Health Scientist for the Center for Health Equity Research & Promotion of the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Her program of research focuses on how to improve how clinicians identify and manage alcohol misuse in hospitalized patients. (Alcohol misuse is comprised of the spectrum of alcohol use from hazardous drinking all the way through to alcohol use disorders.) Specifically, she examines the effectiveness of nurse-led alcohol screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) for reducing alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems among Veterans. She is currently living in Pittsburgh, PA with her husband John, and 2 children: Zoe and Elliott.
Robin (Veidt) Manson earned a BS in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University in 1997, and her MD from the University of Maryland 2004. She is an oncology fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY.
Class of 1994
Michael Rozalski is an Associate Professor at the School of Education at Binghamton University, where he teaches raduate level courses on how to educate students with behavior problems. His research interests include classroom and school-wide supports and legal issues related to students with disabilities. He is married to psyc alumna Brigid Cahill '94.
Bridgid Cahill earned a Ph.D. in Clinical-Community Psychology at the University of South Carolina in 2002. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester's Counseling Center, she joined the faculty. Brigid's clinical specialty areas include working with survivors of trauma (especially childhood abuse and sexual assault), and with individuals diagnosed with personality disorders. She values group therapy, and enjoys leading groups including interpersonal process groups, trauma groups, and DBT skills groups. She teaches a seminar on professional development and takes pleasure in supervising therapists in training. Additionally, she currently has a small private practice. She is married to psyc alum Michael Rozalski '94.
Christopher Sarampote earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology from George Mason University in 2000 and is now a Program Officer for the National Institute of Mental Health.
Jeff Walden earned both his Psy.D. in Neuropsychology from the Widener University Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychologyand his MBA in Business / Health Care Administration from the Widener University School of Health and Medical Service Administration in 2001. He is a Program Director / Neuropsychologist for the Florida Institute for Neurologic Rehabilitation.
Class of 1993
Anne Marie Himmelheber Brady received a PhD in Psychobiology from The Ohio State University in 2000. Following graduate school, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Albany Medical College, where she learned to directly measure the electrical activity of neurons in rats' brains. In '04, she became an Assistant Professor of Psychology at SMCM, and also participates in the Cross-Disciplinary Minor in the Neurosciences. Her research here focuses on the neurobiological basis of schizophrenia and drug addiction, through the measurement of behavior, and the assessment of neuroanatomical structure and function.
Pamela (Hagins) Fuller is a paralegal with the Office of the Attorney General representing the Maryland Environmental Service. She earned an M.S. in Criminal Justice from University of Baltimore in 1995, and a Certificate of Paralegal Studies in 2000.
Jennifer (Freiert) Giambrone earned her MS in Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in 1996 and her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the same institution in 2000. She is a Psychologist III for the MS State Hospital Community Services Division.
Nellie Power earned her MSW specializing in Psychiatric Social Work w/ Families & Children from the University of Maryland School of Social Work in 1995. She is currently the Program director of the Baltimore Child & Adolescent Crisis Response System.
Class of 1992
Micheal L. Dent is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY studying acoustic communication in animals. She received her M.S. in Integrative Neuroscience from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1996 and her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2002. She then went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School in the Physiology Department before obtaining her current position at UB.
Holly Bamber Huntley earned her MS in Applied Behavioral Science from Johns Hopkins University in 1995. She is currently a Global Chief Learning Officer for CSC.
Patrick Vargas received his PhD in Social Psychology in 1997 from Ohio State, where he also minored in Quantitative Psychology and Cognitive Psychology. He spent a year as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia, and moved to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1998. Patrick is currently an Associate Professor of Advertising, with appointments in the Department of Psychology, and the Institute for Communications Research at the University of Illinois.
Class of 1991
Nandi [Sharon] Crosby received a PhD in Sociology from Georgia State University in 1999. She is currently an Associate Professor of Sociology at California State University, Chic.
David Ring is a Behavior Management Specialist for the Calvert County Public School System. He has an M.Ed. in Counseling and Administration.
Lori (Smoker) Young received her M.S. in Counseling, specialization in college counseling, from Shippensburg University (PA), in 1993 and is currently the Associate Director & Student Employment Coordinator with the Center for Career Development at Kalamazoo College.