Lab Alumni

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Dr. Anker worked with Dr. Gould on two projects as a study assessor completing structured clinical interviews in two intervention trials. Dr. Anker completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Sierra Pacific MIRECC at VA Palo Alto Health Care System and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Anker served as the Junior Associate Director of the VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment. Dr. Anker received her Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from CSPP in San Francisco. Her research and clinical focus is in neuropsychology, aging with serious mental illness (SMI) or a developmental disorder, and sleep.

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Dr. Chick worked with Dr. Gould on two projects as a study assessor completing structured clinical interviews in two intervention trials.

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Flora Ma
PAU Graduate Student & Pre-Doctoral Intern


 Dr. Flora Ma worked with Dr. Gould during her doctoral studies at Palo Alto University. She contributed to the development of patient education materials and programs focused on technological applications in psychological interventions among the geriatric population. Dr. Ma  completed her pre-doctoral internship at George Fox University, followed by a fellowship in New York. She is currently on faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor and psychologist on the inpatient psychiatry unit.  Dr. Ma’s research interests lie in the intersections of culture and technology within the geriatric population. Her long-term aspiration is to promote interdisciplinary care models to change the paradigm of psychological care accessibility with technological innovation to underserved populations and in countries with less developed psychology programs at an international level. She enjoys traveling and eating desserts.

Christina Chick, PhD
Stanford University Postdoctoral Fellow
 

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Christine Juang, Ph.D.
VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Geropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow

 Christine Juang received her Ph.D. in Clinical Science from the University of Southern California. She completed her pre-doctoral internship (Clinical Geropsychology Track) and Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. Dr. Juang is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Julia Loup

Psychology Graduate Student University of Alabama

Vanessa Ma, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Ma worked on the Brain and Behavior NARSAD grant during her doctoral training at Palo Alto University. She is currently in private practice. ResearchGate

Aimee Marie L. Zapata Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow at Kaiser. 

Brian Kok, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow at the Baltimore VA Medical Center

Dr. Kok worked on the Brain and Behavior NARSAD grant during his doctoral training at Palo Alto University. Linkedin  

Lauren Anker, PhD
Mental Illness Research and Treatment (MIRT) Postdoctoral Fellow
 

Dr. Zapata worked as a study coordinator on a VA Rehabilitation and Research Development grant during her doctoral training at Palo Alto University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Kaiser Permanente in San Jose. ResearchGate