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Faculty

The Upstate Medical University Psychiatry Department comprises dozens of clinical and research, psychologists, as well as psychiatrists, social workers and nurse practitioners.

Interns have contact with many of these professionals during the training year. Psychology faculty most centrally involved with intern supervision are listed below.

Psychology Full-time Faculty

 (* indicates individual supervisor in adult or child track)

Michael MillerMichael J. Miller, PhD*

Associate Professor
Director of Internship Training

Dr. Miller's goal as a psychologist and educator is to bring a rigorous, humanities-informed, critical approach to pscyhological theory and practice. Dr. Miller’s work on Lacanian psychoanalytic theory and clinical practice has earned an international reputation. He teaches the Theory and Case Formulation, Psychotherapy Practice, and Ethics Seminars, and co-teaches Identity and Difference.

Ron Saletsky, PhD

Ron Saletsky, PhD*

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Chief Child Psychologist and Coordinator of Child Psychology Training
Vice Chair of Outpatient Services
Psychologist, ENHANCE Foster Care Program

Dr Saletsky's clinical and research interests include foster care, underserved populations, psychological issues related to medical illness, consultation to primary care, parent-child relationships, child development, program administration, diversity and inclusion and psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults.

Holly Vanderhoff

Holly Vanderhoff, PhD*

Associate Professor
Director, Student Counseling Services
Consultant, University Hospital Transplant Services

 

Susan Sperry

Susan Sperry, PhD

Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Psychological Assessment Service

 

Active Clinical/Voluntary, Adjunct Faculty

 Clinical Associate Professor

Kevin Antshel, PhD

Kevin Antshel, PhD

 

 

Robbi Salesky, PhD

Robbi Saletsky, PhD*

Clinical Associate Professor

Clinical Assistant Professor

Sipho Mbuqe, PhD

Sipho Mbuqe, PhD*

Clinical Assistant Professor
Senior Counselor, Student Counseling Services

 

 

 

Jessica Costosa-Umina, PhD

Jessica Costosa-Umina, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

 

Nancy Goodman, PhD

Nancy Goodman, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

 

Tammy Bartozsek, PhD

Tammy Bartozsek, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

 

 

Tammy Bartozsek, PhD

Jennifer Rapke, PhD*

Clinical Assistant Professor

 

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