Jennifer Freeman Ph.D.
Research & Training Director
Jennifer Freeman, PhD is the Director of Research and Training at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC) at Bradley Hospital. Dr. Freeman is also an associate professor (research) of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Dr. Freeman received her BA from Wesleyan University. She completed her doctoral training at the State University of New York at Buffalo, completed a predoctoral internship at the Brown University clinical psychology training program, and was a postdoctoral fellow in child and pediatric psychology at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
Dr. Freeman's research interests are in the area of child and adolescent anxiety disorders. Her particular interests include obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), cognitive behavioral family interventions, and developmental psychopathology. Her current research focuses on dissemination of treatment and training programs for treatment providers in the area of exposure therapy. She was the PI on an NIMH-funded multisite trial of exposure-based treatment for young children with OCD, site PI or Co-I on a number of past treatment trials for childhood OCD, and currently, and an MPI on an NIMH funded R21/R33. In her free time, Dr. Freeman enjoys running with her golden retriever, Cora.
Abbe Garcia Ph.D.
Abbe Garcia, PhD is the clinical director of the Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic (PARC) and of Bradley Hospital’s Intensive Program for OCD. Dr. Garcia is also an associate professor (clinical) of psychiatry and human behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Dr. Garcia received a BA in psychology from Williams College. She did her graduate training at Temple University, completed a predoctoral internship at the Brown University clinical psychology training program, and was a postdoctoral fellow in child and pediatric psychology at The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
Dr. Garcia’s current research interests are connected to quality improvement efforts in the Intensive Program for OCD. She is interested in using objective measures of outcome to demonstrate clinical changes and in using these data to guide further development of the treatment approach used in this program. Dr. Garcia enjoys swimming in her free time. Her family has a pet bird named Buddy.
Brady Case M.D.
Brady Case, MD is medical director of the Bradley Hospital Intensive Program for OCD. He is an assistant professor (research) of psychiatry and human behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and of health services, policy, and practice at the Brown School of Public Health.
Brady received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University. He completed psychiatry residency and clinical research training at New York University and child psychiatry fellowship at Brown, where he was trained in the treatment of pediatric OCD. Prior to returning to Brown, Brady was a research psychiatrist in the statistics and services research division at the Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research and the NYU Child Study Center.
He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. His research has focused on the use and quality of care for pediatric mental disorders in the US. In his spare time, Brady enjoys playing with his two young children and manning the grill.