About IMPACT

The IMPACT Lab studies environmental and biological influences on the development and trajectory of bipolar spectrum disorders. Topics of particular interest include subclinical presentations of mood disorders in youth, the factors that predict the trajectory of mood symptoms over time, and using technology to overcome limitations in psychological science and to disseminate evidence-based care to those under served by traditional mental health services.

Core Lab Members
Anna VAN METER, Ph.D.

Anna received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is an Assistant Professor at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, The Zucker Hillside Hospital, and an adjunct Assistant Professor at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University.

Ellen ANDERSON

Ellen received her B.S. in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota and contributed to research in adverse childhood experiences as well as research in motivational systems in early development. She is currently an assistant research coordinator for the IMPACT Lab at The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, The Zucker Hillside Hospital. 

Emily MINTZ

Emily is a second-year undergraduate student at Barnard College in New York City. She is studying psychology and Spanish and plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Emily's interests include the study of mood and anxiety disorders in adolescents and early adulthood. She is currently a research assistant for the IMPACT Lab at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. 

IMPACT Lab Emeritus
Neha AGRAWAL, Psy.D.

Neha graduated in 2019 after completing her internship at Cambridge Health Associates.

 

Lara FRIEDRICH, Psy.D.

Lara graduated in 2016 after completing her internship at Bronx Psychiatric Center. 

Yana LECHTMAN, Psy.D.

Yana graduated in 2019 after completing her internship at Mainmonides Medical Center.

Miranda ROSENBERG, Psy.D.

Miranda graduated in 2020 after completing her internship at Mt. Sinai Department of Psychiatry/Neuropsychology.

 

Eliana BAUMAN, M.A.

Eliana graduated from Stern College for Women. She is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Jun Min KOAY, M.A.

Jun Min is currently conducting his clinical internship at the University of Miami.

Stephanie LEMOR, Psy.D.

Stephanie graduated in 2016 after completing her internship in the counseling center at Pace University.

Eleanor TRIPP, Psy.D.

Ellie graduated from Wright State University in 2020 after completing her internship at UT-Knoxville.

Michelle CHU, Psy.D.

Michelle graduated in 2018 after completing her internship at Columbia University Medical Center.

Patricia LEE, Psy.D.

Patricia graduated in 2018 after completing her internship at the Central New York Psychiatric Center.

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Melissa ROED, Psy.D.

Melissa graduated in 2019 after completing her internship at the Veterans Affairs New Jersey Health System. 

Lauren YANG, M.A.  
Lauren received her B.S. in Psychobiology from UCLA. She is currently a doctoral student at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology.