Mylien Duong, PhD
Dr. Mylien Duong is a Ruth L. Kirschstein postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington. She studied child clinical psychology and received a PhD from the University of Southern California in 2011, under the advisement of Dr. David Schwartz. She completed her psychology internship at the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Her research focuses on the influence of peers on the academic achievement of adolescents, particularly among ethnic minority youth. During her fellowship, she hopes to develop a socioemotional intervention to improve academic performance among ethnic minority youth at risk for school failure.
JoAnn S. Lee, PhD
Dr. JoAnn S. Lee is a postdoctoral fellow with the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development. She received her doctorate in social welfare from the University of Washington in 2012. Her research focuses on delinquency and criminal outcomes during the transition to adulthood for vulnerable youths.
As a postdoctoral fellow, she is working under the mentorship of Dr. Cari McCarty on an NIMH-funded project exploring puberty and other contextual risk factors for delinquency and substance abuse during adolescence. Dr. Lee will begin a faculty appointment as assistant professor with the Department of Social Work at George Mason University in August 2013.