Research Team

Huynh-Nhu (Mimi) Le, Ph.D.

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Graduate Students:


Sammy Dhaliwal

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Melissa Julian

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Melissa Julian is a second-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at GWU. She graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts in 2014. After graduating, she worked as a study coordinator and lab assistant in the Stress Processes in Pregnancy lab in the Health Psychology area at UCLA. Melissa's research focuses on factors that contribute to resilience in the context of perinatal depressive and anxiety disorders. 

Kanto Rabemananjara 

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Kanto is a first-year doctoral student in the Clinical psychology program at GWU. She is originally from Madagascar and she finished her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Georgetown University. After graduating, she did a 2-year post-bac Research Assistant Position at the Bradley Research Center affiliate of Brown University, and recently obtained her master's degree in Psychological Science with a focus in Children, Families, and Cultures at The Catholic University of America. She's interested in researching individual and societal factors that help prevent or reduce the negative effects of early adversities and current stressors on maternal and child mental and physical health. She hopes to help develop and enhance the cultural adaptation of evidence-based preventative interventions for depression and stress during the perinatal period among underserved populations in local and international high-risk settings, with a focus on developing countries. 

Research Assistants:

Prabhleen Aneja

Melissa Baker

Yaadira Brown

Aaron Buzek

Colleen Considine

Olukemi Green 

Kyra Inston

Isabel Nair

Varsha Parthasarathy

Diana Sankar

Dhanusha Subramani