Clinical Professor Emerita of Psychiatry and Human Behavior


Until 2013 when she officially retired, Dr. DePue was at the Miriam Hospital and on the faculty at the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine. Her research focused on public health approaches to deliver behavioral/lifestyle interventions, especially in primary care and community settings and with under-served populations. She was also a staff psychologist at the Miriam Hospital Behavioral Medicine Clinic. While at the Miriam, her teaching roles included supervision of pre-doctoral psychology residents and post-doctoral fellows in the Brown Clinical Psychology Training Consortium. She was a founding member and past chair of the Diversity Committee for the Clinical Psychology Training Program and a member of the Psychology Training Committee.  From 2013-17, Dr. DePue was a volunteer psychologist at the Family Care Clinic at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, where she provided behavioral health care within the primary care service, while also supervising clinical psychology and family medicine residents in this context. In retirement, she is leading local community efforts to increase constructive communication and actions on climate change.

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