Brenna Burns Maddox, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Brenna Maddox, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research. She received her BS in Psychology from Davidson College in 2008, MS in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2012, and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Tech in 2015. She completed her predoctoral internship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia as the Autism track intern. Dr. Maddox’s program of research focuses on the assessment and treatment of commonly co-occurring difficulties within autism, such as anxiety and emotion dysregulation. Her postdoctoral research, under the mentorship of Dr. David Mandell, focuses on improving community mental health services for adults with autism. Dr. Maddox’s current research is funded by the NIMH National Research Service Award (F32) and the FAR Fund.