Our Team


ITR core faculty

Abi Gewirtz, Ph.D., LP

Institute Director

Lindahl Leadership Professor, Department of Family Social Science and Institute of Child Development; Director of Graduate Studies, Prevention Science Minor

Dante Cicchetti, Ph.D., LP

ITR Director of Research

McKnight Presidential Chair of Psychology and Psychiatry and William Harris Chair, Institute of Child Development and Department of Psychiatry

Gerry August, Ph.D.

ITR Director of Training and Education

Professor, Department of Family Social Science; Executive Director of the Center for Personalized Prevention Research

Clay Cook, Ph.D., L.P.

ITR Core Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

Megan Patrick, Ph.D.

ITR Core Faculty

Research Professor, ITR & Institute of Child Development

ITR affiliated faculty

Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH

Andrew Barnes, MD, MPH

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Daniel Berry, Ph.D.

Daniel Berry, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Professor, Institute of Child Development

Sonya Brady, Ph.D.

Sonya Brady, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Associate Professor, School of Public Health

Mimi Choy-Brown, Ph.D.

Mimi Choy-Brown, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Gail Ferguson

Gail Ferguson

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Associate Professor, Institute of Child Development

Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel, Ph.D.

Meredith Gunlicks-Stoessel, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

LeAnne Johnson, Ph.D.

LeAnne Johnson, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliated Faculty

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, Ph.D.

Bonnie Klimes-Dougan, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Richard M. Lee, Ph.D.

Richard M. Lee, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Professor, Department of Psychology

Katherine Lingras, Ph.D., L.P.

Katherine Lingras, Ph.D., L.P.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Chris Mehus, Ph.D., LMFT

Chris Mehus, Ph.D., LMFT

ITR Research Faculty

Faith Miller, Ph.D., L.P.

Faith Miller, Ph.D., L.P.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

Timothy Piehler, Ph.D., L.P.

Timothy Piehler, Ph.D., L.P.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Family Social Science

Nancy Sherwood, Ph.D.

Nancy Sherwood, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health

Danielle Vrieze, Ph.D., L.P.

Danielle Vrieze, Ph.D., L.P.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Jeffrey Waid, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Waid, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Alisha Wackerle-Hollman, Ph.D.

Alisha Wackerle-Hollman, Ph.D.

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Research Associate, Department of Educational Psychology

Lindsey Weiler, Ph.D., LMFT

Lindsey Weiler, Ph.D., LMFT

ITR Affiliate Faculty

Associate Professor, Department of Family Social Science

ITR staff

Trevor Born

Trevor Born

Communications Specialist

Katherine Boulware

Katherine Boulware

Administrative Support Specialist