Dr. Crehan
Academic and Professional Background

YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

AUGUST 2018- PRESENT

Assistant Professor, Tufts University

Tenure-track faculty member in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study & Human Development. Teach courses relating to autism, sexuality, and health accessibility. Direct a research lab of undergraduate and graduate students, along with an Autism Community Advisory Board

JUNE 2017-JULY 2018

Associate Clinical Director, Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center

Director of clinical services in the Autism Assessment, Research, and Treatment Services Center. Consulted with school districts, medical groups, and juvenile justice system professionals on autism-related topics. Started an adult assessment clinic.

JULY 2015-JUNE 2016

Completed clinical residency at the Sparks Center, Glenwood, and Birmingham VA.

Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Intern & LEND trainee, University of Alabama, Birmingham-BVAMC

AWARDED IN 2016

PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Vermont

Dissertation: The stare-in-in-the-crowd effect: Physiology, Psychopathology, and Phenomenology
Advisor: Rob Althoff, MD, PhD

AWARDED IN 2008

Relevant experiences include interning at an autism center and advocating for reproductive rights

B.A. in Mathematics and Psychology, Wellesley College