Faculty

Psychology trainees at the Child Study Center enjoy the opportunity to work with faculty from all disciplines. The Center has a highly stable group of senior faculty. Chief Psychologist Laurie Cardona, and Director of Training, Michele Goyette-Ewing, have served on the faculty for more than 20 years. The psychology training program is coordinated by a group of more than ten core faculty. In addition, more than twenty other psychologists provide supervision, lectures, consultation or other training opportunities for interns and fellows. Core and associated faculty are listed below.

Core Psychology Faculty

Jodie M Ambrosino, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

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Mary Best, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor in the Child Study Center

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Laurie Cardona-Wolenski, PsyD

Assistant Professor

Chief of Psychology, Yale Child Study Center Psychology Training Program

Co-Director, Yale Child Study Center Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Service

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Katarzyna Chawarska, PhD

Associate Professor in the Child Study Center and of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)

Director, Yale Toddler Developmental Disabilities Clinic

Director, Yale Early Social Cognition Laboratory

Co-Director, Technology and Innovation Laboratory

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Ann L Close, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center

Associate Director of the Yale Program in Early Childhood Education

Lecturer in Psychology

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Walter S Gilliam, PhD

Associate Professor in the Child Study Center and of Psychology

Director, Yale-China Program on Child Development

Associate Professor of Psychology

Director, The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy

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Megan Goslin, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

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Michele Anne Goyette-Ewing, PhD, BA

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

Director, Psychology Training

Director, Yale Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for Children

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Steven Marans, MSW, PhD

Harris Professor in the Child Study Center

Director, National Center for Children Exposed to Violence/Childhood Violent Trauma Center at the Yale Child Study Center

Director, Trauma Service

Professor of Psychiatry

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James C McPartland, PhD

Associate Professor in the Child Study Center and of Psychology

Associate Director, Developmental Electrophysiology Lab

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Yale Child Study Center

Director, Yale Developmental Disabilities Clinic

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Associate Psychology Faculty

Jean Adnopoz, MPH

Clinical Professor in the Child Study Center

Director of In-Home Clinical Services

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Saylor Heidmann

Lecturer in the Child Study Center

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Howard Kahn, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Child Study Center

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Nadeen Laurie Kaufman, DEd

Lecturer in the Child Study Center

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Psychology Fellows

First Year
  • Rachel Lawton, MS
  • Christopher Reigeluth, MA
  • Jayme Puff, MS
  • Celia Tam, MA 
Second Year
  • Priscilla Cheng, Psy.D., LMFT,
  • Megan Julian, Ph.D. 
  • Andrea Lewallen, Ph.D.
  • Brianna Lewis, Ph.D.