Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College:
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College:
Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Our Staff & Facilities

Located at 940 Commonwealth Avenue on the corner of Pleasant Street, the staff and faculty at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation is comprised of passionate advocates for health and wellness.

The Center is organized into 4 divisions: Research; Training, Dissemination & Technical Assistance; Services; and Operations. Each division is led by its own Director. The Center as a whole is run by the Executive Director, E. Sally Rogers.

Center Leadership

E. Sally Rogers, Sc.D.

Executive Director, Research Professor

Zlatka Russinova, Ph.D.

Director of Research, Research Associate Professor

Dori Hutchinson, Sc.D.

Director of Services, Clinical Associate Professor

Marianne Farkas, Sc.D.

Director of Training, Dissemination and Technical Assistance; Clinical Professor

Larry Kohn, M.S.

Director of Development

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Kathryn Walker, B.A.

Associate Director, Finance & Administration

Center Staff

Ariel Schwartz, Ph.D.

Post Doctoral Fellow

Caitrin Thornhill, M.S.W., LICSW

Training Associate, College Mental Health Programs

Chelsea Cobb, M.A., LMHC

Senior Training Associate, College Mental Health Programs

Courtney Joly-Lowdermilk, M.S.Ed.

Program Director, College Mental Health Programs

David Braverman

Research Assistant

Derek Fulker, M.A., CPRP

Senior Training Associate, Recovery Education Center

Garrett Dicarlo, B.A.

Instructor, Recovery Education Center

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Gretchen Grappone, MSW, LICSW

Senior Mental Health/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Training Associate

James T. Fernandes III

Senior Program Manager

Joe Marrone, M.S.

Project Director

Juan Leon Parra, M.A., LMHC

Training Associate, College Mental Health Program

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Lauren Spengler, B.A.

Administrative Coordinator

Lauren McKnight, M.A.

Research Fellow

Leonard Mulcahy, B.A.

Instructor, Recovery Education Center

Lyn Legere, M.S.

Senior Training Associate

Marjorie Jacobs, M.A.

Senior Training Associate, Recovery Education Center

Melody Riefer, M.S.W.

Senior Mental Health/Psychiatric Rehabilitation Training Associate

Michelle Reynolds, B.A.

Operations Manager

Paul Cherchia, M.A., LMHC

Senior Training Associate, College Mental Health Programs

Philippe Bloch, M.Ed.

Senior Research Coordinator

Samantha Orsagh-Yentis, M.A.

Training Associate, College Mental Health Programs

Sigal Vax, M.Sc.OT

Doctoral Student and Research and Development Assistant

Stephanie Ewing, CPRP

Administrative Manager, Services

Vasudha Gidugu, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Wallis Adams, Ph.D.

Post Doctoral Fellow



Additional CPR Staff

Alex Navarro
Instructor, Recovery Education Center

Alex Vuckovic
Recovery Education Staff

Charles Arena
Office Assistant

Chitra Khare, M.A.
Doctoral Student and Research Coordinator

Deborah Bennett, J.D.
Instructor, Recovery Education Center

Eric Besson, M.S.
Instructor, Recovery Education Center

Gary Horowitz
Recovery Education Staff

Louise Bowler
Recovery Education Staff

MaryJane Diodati
Recovery Education Staff

Michael Igoe
Recovery Education Staff

Robert Spilsbury, B.A.
Instructor, Recovery Education Center

Rainer Goldberg, LICSW
Instructor, Recovery Education Center

Rona Gottfried
Office Assistant

Wendy Marcotti
Recovery Education Staff

William Costa
Website Assistant

Viesia Novosielski, B.A.
Instructor, Recovery Education Center