Psychology Alumna Receives Prestigious Teaching Position at UNC

Psychology alumna, Radha Carlson (2005), has been appointed as clinical assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, as well as, a psychologist at Central Regional Hospital, a state psychiatric hospital. Carlson recently received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from University of Miami and specializes in schizophrenia and the treatment of severe mental illnesses. During her time at Belmont University, Carlson was a member of the honors program and was mentored by Dr. Lonnie Yandell. Her husband, Stephen Carlson, also a 2005 graduate of Belmont, received his Ph.D. in marine biology and is now a postdoctoral fellow at the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies at the University of North Carolina, conducting neuroscience research with rats studying alcohol dependence and withdrawal.