Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program

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Applications Due
September 30th, 2023

Dulce Madrid

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Joseph O’Neill, PhD, MS

Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA


  • University of Southern California, B.S.
  • Rice University, M.S.
  • Universität-Gesamthochschule Siegen, Ph.D.
  • UCLA – BRI, Research Post-doc in Electroencephalography
  • UCSF – Department of Radiology, Research Post-doc in MRI

Research & clinical interests

  • Neurochemical, neurocognitive, and electrophysiological underpinnings of response to treatment of childhood and adult OCD with cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • MRI, magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS), and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) of the brain in chronic methamphetamine abuse and its treatment
  • MRI, MRS, and DTI biomarkers for pediatric ADHD, autism, and childhood-onset and prodromal schizophrenia
  • MRS and DTI investigation of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease

Roles within the division/Fellowship

  • Medical Neurosciences Tutor in DGSOM Problem-Based Learning program for second-year medical students
  • Instructor in Neuroimaging at Sepulveda DVAMC for psychiatry fellows
  • Provide elective research opportunities and mentorship to interested graduate and undergraduate students