Faculty & Staff

Department Chair
Robert Althoff, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor and Interim Chair(802) 847-8778Email | Bio | Lab
Department Leadership
William Copeland, Ph.D.Professor and Director of Research, VCCYF(802) 656-1283Email 
Erin Curtis, M.D.
Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Medical Student Education
(802) 847-2164
Isabelle Desjardins, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chief Medical Officer
(802) 847 9795
Jeremiah E. Dickerson, M.D.Assistant Professor and Director, Medical Student Education, and Asscociate Director of the Residency Program
(802) 847-4563Email | Bio
Julie A. Dumas, Ph.D.Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
(802) 847-2523Email
Stephen T. Higgins, Ph.D.Professor and Vice Chair for Research(802) 656-9615Email | Bio
James J. Hudziak, M.D.Professor and Division Director, Child Psychiatry(802) 656-1084Email | Bio | Lab
James L. Jacobson, M.D.
Professor and Division Director, Outpatient Psychiatry(802) 847-4560
Judith L. Lewis, M.D.Professor and Director, Residency Program(802) 847-0552Email | Bio
Marlene Maron, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor and Chief of Psychology
(802) 847-4880
Sanchit Maruti, M.D.
Assistant Professor and Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatry
Sara Pawlowski, M.D.
Assistant Professor and Division Chief of the Primary Care Mental Health Integration
(802) 847-8500
Terry Rabinowitz, M.D., D.D.S.Professor and Division Director, Psychosomatic Psychiatry(802) 847-4727Email | Bio
Alisson Richards, M.D.
Assistant Professor and Executive Medical Director, Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital
Andrew Rosenfeld, M.D.Associate Professor and Clinical Director, Child Psychiatry(802) 847-1489Email | Bio
Thomas A. Simpatico, M.D.Professor and Director, Division of Public Psychiatry 

Email | Bio 

Maya P. Strange, M.D.Assistant Professor and Director, Child Psychiatry Fellowship Program (802) 847-5845Email


Full Time Faculty
Yasmeen Abdul-Karim, M.D
Assistant Professor
(802) 847-4563Email

Thomas M. Achenbach, Ph.D.


(802) 656-2629

Email | Bio
Matthew D. Albaugh, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 656-2175Email | Bio
Jeffrey Brown, M.D.
Assistant Professor
(802) 371-4316
Conor Carpenter, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 371-4316Email
Bader Chaarani, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 847-4360 Email
Julie A. Dumas, Ph.D.Associate  Professor(802) 847-2523Email | Bio
Samuel Evenson, M.D.Assistant Professor  (82) 828-3300Email
A. Evan Eyler, M.D., MPHProfessor(802) 847-4322Email | Bio
Patricia A. Fintak, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 828-3300Email
Stephanie Fosbenner, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Diann E. Gaalema, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 656-9874Email | Bio
Hugh P. Garavan, Ph.D.
Professor(802) 656-9618
Email | Bio
Sarah E. Guth, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 847-2224Email
Jennifer M. Hall, D.O.Assistant Professor(802) 847-8016Email | Bio
Sarah H. Heil, Ph.D.Professor(802) 656-8712Email | Bio
Brady Heward, M.D.
Assistant Professor
(518) 562-7790 Email
Michael Hoffnung, D.O. Assistant Professor(802) 847-4563Email
Leigh Ann Holterman, Ph.D. Assistant Professor(802) 656-7373Email
William Tobey Horn, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 847-2162Email | Bio
John R. Hughes, M.D.Professor Emeritus N/ABio
Masha Y. Ivanova, Ph.D.Associate Professor(802) 656-2769Email | Bio
Peter Jackson, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 847-1453 Email
Ryosuke Kawatsuji, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 371-4316Email
Suzanne M. Kennedy, M.D., FRCPCAssociate Professor(802) 847-0552Email | Bio
Elias Klemperer, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 656-1641Email
Nathaniel A. Kouns, M.D.Assistant Professor(518) 561-2000 Email
Scott Mackey, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 656-3774Email | Bio
Elizabeth May, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 847-4946Email
Ellen McGinnis, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 656-2661Email
Haley McGowan, D.O.Assistant Professor (802) 847-4563 Email 
Joseph Messina, M.D.Associate Professor(802) 847-3333Email | Bio
Jessica O'Neil, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Casey F. Patunoff, M.D.Assistant Professor(518) 561-2000Email
Sara E. Pawlowski, M.D.Assistant ProfessorN/A 
Elizabeth K. Pierson, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 847-3333Email | Bio
Alexandra S. Potter, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 847-6955Email | Bio
Richard Rawson, Ph.D.Professor(802) 656-0079Email |Bio
Jesse Ritvo, M.D.Assistant Professor(802) 371-4316Email
Gail L. Rose, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 847-1430Email | Bio
Lee D. Rosen, Ph.D.Assistant Professor(802) 656-3750Email | Bio
Molly Rovin, M.D.
Assistant Professor
(802) 828-3300
Steven J. Runyan, D.O.Assistant Professor(802) 847-2700Email
Stacey C. Sigmon, Ph.D.Professor(802) 656-9987Email | Bio
Andrea Villanti, Ph.D., M.P.H.Associate Professor(802) 656-1187Email


Volunteer Pathway Faculty
David Allan, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 488-6108Email | Bio
Mary Barss, M.D.Clinical Associate ProfessorN/AEmail | Bio
Feyza Basoglu, M.D.Clinical Assistant ProfessorN/AEmail
Margaret Bolton, M.D.Clinical Assistant ProfessorN/AEmail | Bio
William Butler, Ph.D.Clinical Associate Professor(802) 338-6375Email | Bio
Judith ChristensenClinical Assistant Professor(802) 985-2034Email
Leslie Conroy, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 865-3450Email | Bio
Paul Cotton, M.D.Clinical Associate Professor(802) 656-3840Email | Bio
Danielle D'Amico, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 847-4923Email | Bio
Clayton D. English, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPAdjunct Assistant Professor(802) 735-2633Email | Bio
David Fassler, M.D.Clinical Professor(802) 865-3450Email | Bio
Courtney Fleisher, Ph.D., ABPPClinical Assistant Professor(802) 847-4923Email | Bio
Laura Gibson, Ph.D
Clinical Associate Professor
Diane Gottlieb, MSW, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
David Harari, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
(802) 828-3300Email
Logan Hegg, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
(802) 847-4829
John E. Helzer, M.D.Professor Emeritus(802) 847-6860Email | Bio
Janet Kahn, Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorN/AEmail | Bio
Gary Keller, M.D.Research Assistant Professor(802) 865-3450Email | Bio
Donna Kiley, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 488-6405Email | Bio
Gretchen Kitsos, MSW
Clinical Instructor
(802) 847-3333Email
John G. Koutras, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor N/AEmail | Bio
Arnold Kozak, Ph.D.Clinical Assistant Professor (802) 233-5498Email | Bio
Joseph Lasek, M.D.Clinical Assistant ProfessorN/AEmail | Bio
Sharon Leach, Ph.D
Clinical Assistant Professor
Mina Levinsky-Wohl, M.A.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 863-8137Email | Bio
Karen Lewicki, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Debra Lopez, M.D.Clinical Associate Professor(802) 373-1946Email | Bio
Richard Maiberger M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
(203) 852-2438
Marlene Maron, Ph.D.Clinical Associate Professor(802) 847-4880Email | Bio
Mark McGee, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Stephanie McConaughy, M.Ed., Ph.D.Professor EmeritaN/AEmail | Bio
William McMains, M.D.
Clinical Professor
(802) 249-9942
Holly Miller, MSW, LICSW, LADC
Clinical Instructor
(802) 295-9363
Julia Molson, Psy.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 651-7634Email | Bio
Jessica O'Neil, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Geraldine OppedisanoClinical Assistant Professor(802) 660-2939Email
Suzanne R. Parker, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 864-6595Email | Bio
Janis Peyser, Ph.D.Clinical Associate Professor(802) 847-3634Email | Bio
Jean Pieniadz, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 651-7506Email
James K. Rustad, M.D., F.A.P.A.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 657-7090Email | Bio
Mark Schultz, M.D.Clinical Associate Professor(802) 879-5333
Email | Bio
Nora Senecal, M.S.W.Clinical Instructor(802) 847-1423Email | Bio
Sudhir ShantinathClinical Instructor(802) 847-1409Email | Bio
Alice Silverman, M.D.Clinical Assistant ProfessorN/A 
Steven Sobel, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 524-6554Email | Bio
Margaret Spottswood, M.D., MPH
CLincal Assistant Professor
Samuel Standard, Ph.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 657-7093Email
Sandra Steingard, M.D.Clinical Associate Professor(802) 488-6200Email | Bio
Aron Steward, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
(518) 561-2000
James Tallmadge, Ph.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 847-4563Email | Bio
Michael Upton, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor(802) 656-2267 or 656-3340Email | Bio
John Young, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Sally Young, Ph.D.Clinical Assistant ProfessorN/AEmail | Bio
Polly Young-Eisendrath, Ph.D.Clinical Associate ProfessorN/AEmail | Bio


Psychiatry Fellows
NameTitlePhone #Information
Michael Champ, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Fellow F-1(802)847-4563 
Alexis Bailey, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Fellow F-2(802) 847-4563 
Christopher David, M.D. Clinical Instructor-  Fellow F-1(802) 847-4563  
Tyler Fanning, M.D. Clinical Instructor - Fellow F-1 (802) 847-4563  
Theresa Flanagan, M.D.Clinical Instructor-  Fellow F-1 (802) 847-4563  
Avni Mehta, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Fellow F-2(802) 847-4563 
Joseph Pepitone, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Fellow F-2(802) 847-4563 
Dhruv Shah, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Fellow F-2(802) 847-4563 


Psychiatry Residents
NameTitlePhone #Information
Sammy Abusrur, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Resident PGY-3N/AEmail
McKay Allred, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Resident PGY-2N/AEmail 
Jonathan Burgess, M.D.Clinical Instructor-  Resident PGY-3N/AEmail
Pamela Derickson, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Resident PGY-2N/AEmail
Maxine Dudek M.D.
Clinical Instructor-  Resident PGY-3
Kasania Goikhberg, M.D.
Clinical Instructor-  Resident PGY-2
Allison Hudgens, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Resident PGY-4N/AEmail
Daniel Lecours, M.D.Clinical Instructor-  Resident PGY-2N/AEmail 
Elizabeth Maring, M.D.
Clinical Instructor-  Resident PGY-3
Kyle Monahan, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Resident PGY-4N/AEmail
Amanda Ng, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Resident PGY-4N/AEmail
Corinne Roberts, M.D.Clinical Instructor-  Resident PGY-2N/AEmail
Laura VanLeuven, M.D.Clinical Instructor - Resident PGY-4N/AEmail
Zachary Wunrow, M.D.
Clinical Instructor-  Resident PGY-3


Volunteer Pathway Faculty at away sites

NameTitlePhone #Information
Jorge Aguilar-Zanatta, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor   (Danbury, CT Hospital)(203) 739-6341Email | Bio
Oreste Arcuni, M.D.Adjunct Professor                (Danbury, CT Hospital)(203) 739-6341Email | Bio
Myron Glucksman, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor  (Danbury, CT Hospital)(203) 739-6341Email | Bio
Charles R. Herrick, M.D.Adjunct Assistant Professor (Danbury, CT Hospital)(203) 739-7443Email | Bio
Sol Lee, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor  (Danbury, CT Hospital)(203) 739-6341Email | Bio
Donna M. Pellerin, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor  (Danbury, CT Hospital)(203) 739-6341Email | Bio
Kathleen R. Rivera, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor  (Danbury, CT Hospital)(203) 739-6341Email | Bio
Remy Sirken, M.D.Adjunct Instructor              (Danbury, CT Hospital)(203) 739-6109Email | Bio
Charmaine Patel, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor   (EMMC Hospital)(207) 973-7303Email | Bio
Harold Ginsberg, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor  (Norwalk, CT Hospital)(203) 919-0186Email | Bio
Robert Guerrera, M.D.Clinical Assistant Professor  (Norwalk, CT Hospital)(203) 210-7820Email | Bio
Limore Maron, M.D.Adjunct Assistant Professor (Norwalk, CT Hospital)(203) 852-3283Email | Bio
Antolin Trinidad, M.D., Ph.D.Clinical Associate Professor (Norwalk, CT Hospital)(203) 852-3054Email | Bio



NameTitlePhone #Information
Merelise Ametti, MA, MPHGraduate Student Research Assistant(802) 656-5135Email
Melissa BakerPhysician Executive Assistant(802) 847-2124Email
Karen BernardMedical Student Coordinator, UVM College of Medicine(802) 656-5544Email
Glen D. BriggsBusiness Manager(802) 847-2117Email
Diana CainAdministrative Professional(802) 656-9600Email
Hannah FreringResearch Specialist(802) 656-5135Email 
Amy Morrill Office/Program Support General (802) 656-3987 Email 
James NickersonBusiness Acting Specialist(802) 656-2628Email 
Michele PelielPsychiatry Residency Program Administrator(802) 847-2259Email
Elizabeth J. PillardOutreach Professional(802) 847-9759Email
Kathy SnellAdministrative Coordinator(802) 656-5134Email