CTAC


 

Brett Kirkpatrick, MS

Faculty

Brett Kirkpatrick graduate from Davidson College in 2001 with a degree in psychology.  He then returned to his hometown of New York City and worked at AIG, a fortune 6 company and the world’s largest financial institution, for 11 years.  Wanting a more fulfilling career, Brett returned to school and completed a masters degree in counseling psychology from Loyola University Maryland, after which he was accepted to University of Kentucky’s Ph.D.

Dani E. Rosenkrantz, MS, EdS

Faculty

Dani E. Rosenkrantz, M.S., Ed.S, works as a clinician at the Center on Trauma and Children. She is a doctoral candidate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Kentucky and received dual Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Jewish Studies from University of Florida and Masters and Educational Specialist degrees from University of Kentucky. Dani’s clinical experiences include working with college students, children who have experienced trauma, and veterans and their families.

Corey Birch, LPCC

Faculty

Corey Birch, LPCC, is a clinician at the CATS clinic. Corey has an undergraduate degree in Psychology and received his Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2012. He has 19 years of experience working with at-risk children, youth, and families. He has experience providing both inpatient and outpatient individual therapy and group therapy to children, youth, and adults. He is a certified supervisor of the ENCOMPASS substance abuse intervention for adolescents. 

Josh Barnett, MSSW, LCSW

Faculty

Josh Barnett, MSSW, LCSW, is a clinician at the Center on Trauma and Children, providing in-depth assessments for at-risk families. Josh earned a Master of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville in 2011 and previously earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Kentucky.

Meghan Marsac, PhD, Faculty Associate

Faculty

Meghan Marsac, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. She is a pediatric psychologist with expertise in promoting adjustment and preventing posttraumatic stress in children with medical conditions and their parents. Clinically, she implements evidence-based practices to facilitate families' management of medical treatment and emotional adjustment to challenging diagnoses and medical procedures. In addition, Dr. Marsac specializes in training medical teams in the implementation of trauma-informed medical care. Dr.

Catherine Martin, MD, Faculty Associate

Faculty
Email: 
cmartin@uky.edu

Catherine A. Martin, M.D. is the Dr. Laurie L. Humphries Endowed Chair and the Division Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She currently and has been funded to investigate individual differences in drug effects of drugs of abuse including changes in sex steroids. She has been funded to explore novel therapies for smoking cessation including pharmacotherapies and family and behavioral interventions.

Amy Meadows, MD, MHS, FAAP, Faculty Associate

Faculty

Dr. Meadows is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, where she is also the Associate Program Director for the Triple Board (Pediatrics/Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry) residency program. At Kentucky Children's Hospital, Dr. Meadows directs the Pediatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Service where she is interested in the relationship between traumatic stress and resilience.

Ann Coker, Ph.D., MPH, Faculty Associate

Faculty

Ann Coker, Ph.D., MPH serves as Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine and jointly in the Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health. She holds a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina. She is a nationally recognized expert in the effect of partner violence on women’s health. She holds an Endowed Chair in the Center for Research on Violence against Women and is a faculty associate of the Center on Trauma and Children.

Heather Bush, Ph.D., Faculty Associate

Faculty

In June 2015, Heather M. Bush, Ph.D. became the Kate Spade & Company Foundation Endowed Professor in the Center for Research on Violence Against Women. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health. Prior to her academic appointment in 2006, Dr. Bush worked as a Senior Biostatistician in industry and was responsible for the design and analysis of Phase IV studies, observational studies, health registries, and large simple safety studies.

Diane Follingstad, Ph.D., Faculty Associate

Faculty

Diane Follingstad, Ph.D. is the Director and Endowed Chair of the Center for Research on Violence Against Women and a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky.  This appointment follows her career as a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in Clinical and Forensic Psychology at the University of South Carolina.  She currently holds the Diplomate in Forensic Psychology from the American Board of Forensic Psychology and was awarded Fellow status in the Psychology and Law Division of the American Psychological Association.  Dr.