Post-Doctoral Fellows

Sarah Westen, Ph.D.

Dr. Westen received her Ph.D. in Clinical and Health Psychology from the University of Florida in 2017 following completion of a predoctoral internship also at the University of Florida in the undeserved pediatric psychology track. Currently, she is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology. Dr. Westen specializes in clinical and research endeavors related to youth living with type 1 diabetes and their families. Her research interests include the biopsychosocial aspects of chronic illness in children, young adults, and families (e.g., adherence, coping, family management, transition from pediatric to adult care, and treatment of comorbid mental health conditions).

 

 Alana Resmini Rawlinson, Ph.D.

Dr. Rawlinson received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Auburn University (child track) in 2016 following her completion of a predoctoral internship at the Children’s Hospital Colorado. Currently, she is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology. Dr. Rawlinson specializes in the psychological treatment of youth with diabetes and other chronic illnesses. Her other professional interests include pediatric psychology research, program development and supervising trainees in therapy and consultation.