Category Archives: Psychology

Thomas Penders

Associate Professor and Medical Director
Department of Psychiatric Medicine
Brody School of Medicine

Areas of expertise:  psychiatry, neurology, drugs, psychiatric consequences of drugs, bath salts, designer drugs, psychosomatic medicine, addictions

Samuel F. Sears

Professor of psychology
•    Phone: 252-328-6118
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Areas of expertise: Psychological aspects of cardiac disease, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, stress and the heart, quality-of-life research

T. Chris Riley-Tillman

Assistant professor of psychology
Head, school psychology program
•    Phone: 252-328-1371
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Areas of expertise: Education issues, No Child Left Behind assessments, response to intervention, positive behavior supports, social behavior assessment, single case design and analysis, teacher education assessment