Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine

Center for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine Clinical Work

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Many of our faculty are licensed professionals with clinical expertise ranging from clinical psychology to nursing to provide patient-centric solutions.

Our Faculty's Clinical Expertise

Ernestine Jennings, PhD

  • Provides clinical support for weight management at the Weight Management Program at The Miriam Hospital: 
  • Provides smoking cessation work at the Lung Cancer Clinic at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital
  • Provides behavioral health clinical work at Brown Medicine Primary Care

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Alyssa L. Norris, PhD

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Kate Guthrie, PhD

  • Provides consultation services for Integrated Behavioral Health
  • Provides support at the Pulmonary Hypertension and Sleep Outpatient Clinic, East Providence
  • Provides support for Brown Medicine

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LG Ward, PhD

  • Staff Psychologist at Women’s Medicine Collaborative
  • Provides individual care to patients in obstetric clinic
  • Develops programs for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Chrystal Vergara Lopez, PhD

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Karen Jennings Mathis, PhD, APRN-CNP, PMHNP-BC

  • Per Diem Nurse Practitioner at Newport Hospital and Lifespan Physician Group

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What We Do