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Mylien Duong, PhD

Mylien Duong

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 socio-emotional intervention to improve academic performance among ethnic minority youth at risk for school failure.

Lab Graduates

Dr. JoAnn S. Lee 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 worked 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 is now an assistant professor with the Department of Social Work at George Mason University.

Dr. Brian Wymbs completed his doctoral training in clinical psychology at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, in 2008. His primary clinical research interests include developing and applying evidence-based treatments for children and adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and evaluating associations between ADHD and romantic relationship dysfunction. Dr. Wymbs is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Ohio University.

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Research Manager
Heather Violette
206-884-8259

Principal Investigator
Cari McCarty
206-884-8243