Research Team

Dr Fan Xiaoduo Fan, MD, MPH, MS (Director) 
Phone: 508-856-3881
Email: xiaoduo.fan@umassmed.edu

Dr. Xiaoduo Fan is a Board-certified psychiatrist, and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is Director of the Psychotic Disorders Clinical and Research Program at UMass. Prior to joining UMass, Dr. Fan was a staff psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School for seven years.

Dr. Fan's research focuses on developing innovative pharmacological and psychosocial interventions for refractory symptoms of schizophrenia, medical co-morbidity, co-occurring substance use disorders, and real life functioning in patients with schizophrenia.

Dr. Fan received his medical degree from Peking University in Beijing, China. He completed Psychiatry residency training at the State University of New York. Dr. Fan earned a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology at Chicago Medical School in Chicago. In addition, Dr. Fan obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) at Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.

Dr. Fan has received several prestigious awards such as the National Institute of Health (NIH) Outstanding Resident Award, Future Leaders in Psychiatry Award, the NARSAD Young Investigator Award (twice), and the NIH Career Development Award.


Amy Harrington Amy Harrington, MD
Phone: 774-312-2739
Email: amy.harrington@umassmemorial.org

Dr. Amy Harrington is a clinician and a researcher specializing in the treatment of patients who have both schizophrenia and co-occurring addictive disorders. She is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Dr. Harrington’s research interests are in both the pharmacologic treatment as well as systems-based treatment for patients with co-occurring disorders. Some of her current projects include clinical trials investigating pharmacologic interventions for alcohol use and cannabis use in patients with schizophrenia.

Dr. Harrington completed her undergraduate training at Swarthmore College and her medical training at Drexel University College of Medicine. She completed her psychiatry residency training at Georgetown University, where she served as Chief Resident in Psychiatry for the DC Veterans Affairs Hospital. She completed her Addiction Psychiatry fellowship at Boston University before joining the faculty at UMass in 2010.

Dr. Harrington is active in numerous national organizations, including the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP). She was awarded the AAAP Young Investigator Award in 2009 for her work on the co-occurrence of depression and drug dreams in early recovery.


Anthony Giuliano, PhD 
Email: anthony.j.giuliano@state.ma.us

Anthony Giuliano, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the neuropsychology psychotic and related disorders and evidence-based treatments for adolescents and adults with psychosis and their families. He has worked as a clinical psychologist at the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH) since April 2013, and provides clinical, risk and neuropsychological assessments and psychosocial treatments for individuals with psychotic disorders including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis, Cognitive Restructuring for PTSD, and Cognitive Enhancement and Restructuring Therapy (CERT; a cognitive remediation group therapy). Dr. Giuliano is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School through his affiliation with the Division of Public Psychiatry at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he worked for nearly seven years.

Dr. Giuliano's primary clinical research interests are in the neuropsychology of serious mental illness, and in the enhancement of cognition through psychosocial treatments to improve the social and role functioning of people with psychosis.

Dr. Giuliano completed his BA in psychology and philosophy at Boston College, his PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Rhode Island, his predoctoral training in clinical psychology at the University of Virginia Medical School, and separate postdoctoral fellowships in adult and child/adolescent neuropsychology at the University of Virginia and Harvard Medical Schools, respectively. Dr. Giuliano provides training in the UMMC/WRCH predoctoral internship program, has taught several undergraduate and graduate psychology courses at area universities, and has served as a reviewer or editorial board member of several journals. He was awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Award in 2006.


MTuttle Margaret Tuttle, MD, MS
Email: margaret.tuttle@umassmemorial.org

Dr. Tuttle is a fourth year Psychiatry Resident and the Program Chief Resident at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Her interests include cognitive enhancement training for patients with serious mental illness, treatment of early psychosis, neuropsychiatry, and psychotherapy.  She is a graduate of UMass Medical School, New England Conservatory of Music (Master of Music in piano performance), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Master of Science in mathematics), and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (music and mathematics With Highest Distinction). She is currently doing research on Cognitive Enhancement and Restructuring Therapy (CERT) at the Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH), with support from the SHINE Foundation.


Natarajan Radhika Natarajan, PhD, Project Director
Phone: 508-856-8323
Email: radhika.natarajan@umassmed.edu

Radhika is a project manager with the Psychotic Disorders Research Program at UMass Medical School. Radhika received her Master’s degree in Nutrition Science from UMass in 2008. Radhika completed her PhD in Public Health in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at UMass, Amherst in 2015. Her research interests include dietary factors particularly vitamin D, B-vitamins and its role in human health.


Sarah Hopkins, BA, Clinical Research Assistant
Phone: 508-856-2494
Email: sarah.hopkins@umassmed.edu

Sarah Hopkins is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Psychotic Disorders Research Program at UMass Medical School. Sarah received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Latin American studies from Elon University in 2014. At Elon University Sarah studied Psychology with an emphasis on international social justice and minority mental health. She is interested in studying the onset of severe mental illness in emerging adults, as well as various pharmacologic and psychosocial approaches to treatment interventions. 


Domenico Lombardi BS, Clinical Research Assistant
Phone: 508-856-2505
Email: domenico.lombardi@umassmed.edu

Domenico Lombardi is a Clinical Research Assistant for the Psychotic Disorders Research Program at UMass Medical School. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Neuroscience as a premedical student at Binghamton University. During his time at Binghamton he was involved in research that aimed to reduce interpersonal violence on campus and alleviate negative effects caused by social stigmas. He is interested in studying psychopathology using the biopsychosocial approach to uncover potential biomarkers for mental health diseases. Domenico also has family roots in China and is interested in improving cultural awareness, acceptance, and treatment of mental health diseases in Chinese populations. 


   Kenny Leng, MA 
Phone: 508-856-3881

Kenny Leng  is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Psychotic Disorders Research Program at Umass Medical School. He received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Forensic Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2014. At John Jay College, Kenny studied psychology focusing on law and justice, neuropsychology, psychopathology, and psychological assessment. Kenny is interested in developing novel psychosocial interventions for mental disorders.


Marlo Bloom, Intern 
Phone: 508-856-8331

 

Marlo Bloom is a first year doctoral student at William James College studying Clinical Psychology.  Marlo received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Special Education from American University in 2015.  Throughout her undergraduate study, Marlo worked at an early intervention program for children with developmental delays, worked at Special Olympics International, and provided in-home therapeutic support to individuals with cognitive impairments.  Marlo’s current research interests include psychosocial interventions for psychosis, addiction and other psychiatric conditions. She is currently working on a smoking cessation study among patients with schizophrenia.

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