Take a look at how our Triple Board graduates are leading successful and varied careers across the country.
Class of 2022Lydia J. Fischer, MD, is an Assistant Professor Clinical Psychiatry at Indiana University where she serves as the Associate Program Director for IU's Triple Board Training Program, and as the Medical Director for Riley Children's Hospital Consultation Liaison Service.
Tell us about your position. Clinically, I work in a hospital-based care setting where I am a part of a team that provides psychiatric services to medically admitted children. I have also been fortunate to be able to help lead the training of future Triple Board physicians as Associate Program Director for our Triple Board program.
How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? Triple Board training is an excellent foundation for my work as a consultation liaison psychiatrist for medically admitted children, and for understanding the complex systems that impact the mental health of the children and families we serve.
Class of 2020Corissa “Cori” Dionisio, MD, works in pediatrics and child & adolescent psychiatry at Indiana University in Indianapolis, IN. She also serves on the Board of the Indiana Counsel of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Tell us about your position. My work comprises a combination of pediatrics and child psychiatry: outpatient general pediatrics through Eskenazi (county health system), outpatient child psychiatry (with a focus on autism), combination outpatient pediatrics and psychiatry through Riley Gender Health Program (with a focus on hormone management and mental health care), and work with the DCS Psychotropic Medication Consultation Program. How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? I loved my triple board training and would do it over again in a heartbeat. The variety of clinics and sites at IU was outstanding and let me explore the different facets of our specialties. Because of my training with IU, I was able to focus on the areas of overlap between pediatrics and child psychiatry that I am passionate about and create my dream job.
Amna Aziz, MD, serves as Director of Psychiatry, Pediatrician, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with Redding Rancheria Tribal Health in Redding, CA.
Tell us about your position. My week comprises about 2 days of pediatrics, 2 days of child & adolescent psychiatry, and supervising part-time NP and PAs in general psychiatry. The tribe is working on building a health village, so I’ll also be applying my Triple Board training by integrating psychiatry and primary care pediatrics and provider education!
Class of 2018
Sophie Gerber, MD, works as both a pediatrician and child & adolescent psychiatrist in outpatient clinics in Community Health Network in Indianapolis, IN. She also serves on the system’s Integrative Care Committee.
Tell us about your position. I do general outpatient work and split my time 50/50 between pediatrics and child & adolescent psychiatry.
How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? Since completing training, I feel very confident taking care of the whole child. I have a strong foundation and confidence that allows me to give the best care to my patients and helps support my colleagues on both sides in a unique way. I feel valued for my skill sets.
Kristen Schroeder, MD, serves as Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Indiana University/Riley Hospital for Children, Eskenazi Health, and the Neurodiagnostic Institute with Damar Services in Indianapolis, IN.
Tell us about your position. I enjoy practicing child & adolescent psychiatry and crisis intervention in the emergency room setting at Riley Hospital for Children the majority of my time. I also work in various inpatient settings including the consult-liaison service, acute inpatient psychiatry, and a neurodevelopmental inpatient psychiatry unit where I also am the pediatrician. My passions in clinical care are serving the underserved, trauma, global health and addressing social determinants of health.
How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? It equipped me with the skills and ability to pursue my passion in various facets of acute psychiatric care, especially emergency child psychiatry, along with the combination of practicing general pediatrics. It contributed to an educational environment in which I was able to learn and understand more about the various factors that can contribute to a child's health that I feel enhanced my practice more than if only completing a categorical training program.
Class of 2016
Kristen Dauss, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer of the Indiana Department of Correction.
Tell us about your position. My position is 100% administrative and includes all aspects of medicine. I use both my peds and psych training, a true integration of physical and behavioral health. Once a month I also practice adult psychiatry with St. Franciscan, and addiction medicine with Community Health Network – Fairbanks.
How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? IU Triple Board framed the way in which I view systems of care—integrated, comprehensive and expansive—including social determinants and access to health.
GenaLynne Mooneyham, MS, MD, works at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Washington, DC, as a Child and Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist and researcher.
Tell us about your position. I treat patients with Autoimmune Encephalitis and other organic causes of psychosis and catatonia.
How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? Being a part of the IU Triple Board Program has been such a tremendous joy. I benefited from professional development opportunities that emphasized preparation both for clinical leadership and medical education roles. The mentorship I found at IU has been invaluable and the faculty's willingness to invest in my education was unmatched. I specialize in autoimmune encephalitis and other autoimmune brain disorders. This is one of many examples of a disease model that lends itself well to a background as a triple boarded physician. Clinically, the role that I play as a consultation and liaison psychiatrist bridges the gap between general pediatrics and child psychiatry in many ways.
Class of 2015
Mallery Neff, MD, MPH, is the Medical Director for Acute Services and Primary Care at 4C Health, a CMHC serving rural counties in North Central Indiana. .
Tell us about your position. I provide medical leadership and direct care to adults and youth who require emergency and crisis psychiatric care in the primarily rural counties served by 4C Health. This continuity of crisis services includes mobile crisis teams, crisis stabilization and acute inpatient admission. I also provide medical leadership for the integrated primary care services 4C Health provides to our patients.
How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? My triple board training provided me with a unique set of skills that actively support my role in psychiatric medical leadership facilitating working relationships with community medical partners that are involved in the spectrum of care provided to patients in psychiatric crisis. Additionally, my training has given me a unique perspective from which to assist in the creation and maintenance of high quality, evidence based, integrated primary care for at risk psychiatric patients in the rural setting.
Rachel Yoder, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at IU School of Medicine & Riley Children’s Hospital. She is the Director of the Triple Board Residency Program
Tell us about your positions. I am thrilled to be the director our Triple Board program! I also have leadership roles in the ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders Program, the Indiana Behavioral Health Access Program for Youth, and the Family Based Treatment Program. My research focus is in Family Based Treatment.
How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? My triple board training uniquely suited me to interface with the pediatricians at multiple levels, from training pediatric residents to running a primary care consultation program. My triple board training as allowed me to go beyond traditional child psychiatry roles to improve mental health training for pediatricians and increase access to evidence-based mental health care for children in the entire state of Indiana
Class of 2011
Brandi Rudolph Bolling, MD, works in Birmingham, Alabama as Chief Medical Officer and Physician of Rudolph Bolling Psychiatry, PC.
Tell us about your position. I work in outpatient, inpatient, telepsychiatry, private practice, primary care, and community mental health center settings, and also as a consultant for several practices. I host a weekly Facebook Livestream, "Focus on It Friday" that discusses mental health topics that affect adults and children, especially ADHD.
How did your IU Triple Board training impact your career? It prepared me for just the career I have: I am busy. I am well- rounded. I am not easily overwhelmed. Everyday, I help moms and families navigate their toughest times and ease their minds while guiding their children back to mental wellness. The IU Triple Board program nurtured me when I was in the infant stages of my career. Now I escort families from the infant stages of mental health awareness to becoming mental health experts in their own right.
Class of 2008
Tracey Krasnow, MD, MS, works in Battleboro, VT, as the Unit Chief for the Child In-Patient Unit at Battleboro Retreat.
Tell us about your position. I manage the child in-patient unit at the Brattleboro Retreat, a 12-bed unit that functions as the state hospital for children. I practice primarily psychiatry. I also opened a float center in Fall 2020. Floating is what used to be called sensory deprivation. A lot of research shows the benefits of this therapy on sleep, anxiety, depression, pain management and learning. This fits in to my broader goal of supporting mental health by supporting the body as a whole.