Brandy L. Clarke, Ph.D.

Brandy Clarke, PhDPsychology
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5450

Phone: 402-559-8477
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Professional Summary

Dr. Brandy Clarke is an Assistant Professor and Licensed Psychologist in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  She received her doctorate in school psychology in 2007 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral training at MMI in integrated behavioral health care.  She also completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln.  Dr. Clarke’s clinical and research interests focus on supporting optimal early childhood development, addressing minority health disparities, and integrating behavioral health services into primary care.  She also has specialized interest and training in school consultation using a home-school collaboration approach. 

Dr. Clarke is currently leading a research study to address early childhood obesity through an integrated (home, school, medicine) intervention approach.  Partners in Health: In it Together (PHIT) represents a multi-campus, interdisciplinary research collaboration in the area of childhood obesity.  She also has co-authored several book chapters and peer-reviewed articles on the topics of consultation, early intervention, and integrated health care.  She serves on the editorial board for Psychology in the Schools and regularly serves as a guest reviewer for several other scientific journals (Early Education and Development, Early Childhood Research Quarterly, Infant Mental Health Journal, and Journal of Applied School Psychology).  Additionally, Dr. Clarke teaches several courses and serves as a mentor and trainee for undergraduate and graduate students, interns and postdoctoral fellows.

Education

Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2007
M.A., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 2003
BA. & B.S., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2001

Courses Taught

Consultation Practicum
Developmental Psychopathology
Early Childhood and Minority Disparities Research
Grant Proposal Writing
Seminar in Clinical Translational Research Grantsmanship 1
School Mental Health and Behavioral Interventions

Research Interests and Projects

Publications from PubMed

Professional Affiliations

Awards

American Psychological Association Division 16 Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award
Fellow, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Education and Human Sciences Scholarly Enhancement Early Career Program
Golden Key National Honors Society
Munroe Meyer Institute Interdisciplinary Student Research Award
National Psychologist Trainee Register Credentialing Scholarship
Nebraska Psychological Association Student Research Award ~ Third Place
Nebraska School Psychology Association’s Graduate Student of the Year
Psi Chi National Honors Society in Psychology
University of Nebraska Presidential Fellowship