Department Leadership

Philip M. McCabe

Chairman, Department of Psychology

(305) 284-5507
I am a Professor of Psychology and Biomedical Engineering, and the Chairman of the Psychology Department at UM. Before I became the Chair, I served as the Director of the interdepartmental Undergraduate Neuroscience Program.  I did my undergraduate studies and also received my Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at...

Maria Magdalena Llabre, Ph.D.

Associate Chair, Department of Psychology
Director, Biobehavioral Statistics
Behavioral Medicine Research Center
Cooper Fellow

(305) 284-6698
Dr. Maria Magdalena Llabre is Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami.  She is also Director of Biobehavioral Statistics at the Behavioral Medicine Research Center. She teaches graduate statistics and is lead faculty in the Applied Quantitative LaB.  Her research uses...

Michael Alessandri, Ph.D.

Professor of Clinical
Executive Director, UM Center for Autism & Related Disabilities
Assistant Chair, Community Outreach And Engagement

(305) 284-6558
Dr. Michael Alessandri is the Executive Director of the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD). Dr. Alessandri has been a professor at UM since 1996 and has worked with individuals with autism and their families since 1981 in various capacities. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of...

Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D.

Assistant Chair for Academic Affairs (Psychology Department)
Director, Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program

(305) 284-6476
Dr. Jill Ehrenreich-May is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami with expertise in the treatment of emotional disorders in youth and the development and evaluation of evidence-based therapy protocols for children and adolescents with anxiety, depression and...

Kiara R Timpano, Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor
Director, Adult Division, Department of Psychology

(305) 284-1592

Amanda Jensen-Doss, Ph.D.

Director, Child Division, Department of Psychology

(305) 284-8332
Dr. Amanda Jensen-Doss is the principal investigator and faculty advisor of CIELO Lab. She is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Child & Family Division in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami. Her research seeks to characterize and improve youth clinical care, particularly by testing the benefits of...

Neil Schneiderman

Director, Health Division, Department of Psychology
James L. Knight Professor of Health Psychology

(305) 284-5467

Lucina Q. Uddin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Division

(305) 284-3265
BCC Lab Dr. Lucina Uddin and the BCCL (Brain Connectivity and Cognition Laboratory) use neuroimaging to study the relationship between brain connectivity and cognition in typical and atypical development.

Annette M. La Greca, Ph.D.

Director of Clinical Training
Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics
Cooper Fellow and Provost Scholar

(305) 284-9146
I am a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics and the Director of Clinical Training for the Department’s APA Accredited Clinical Program.  I received my PhD in Clinical Psychology from Purdue University after completing a clinical internship at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  I then joined...


Yanerys Leon, Ph.D.

Research Asst. Professor

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