About Us


Anna Van Meter, Ph.D.

Anna is a clinical psychologist and an expert in pediatric bipolar disorder. She works as an Assistant Professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and The Zucker Hillside Hospital. 


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Ellen is a graduate of The Institute of Child Development at The University of Minnesota. She is an Assistant Research Coordinator for The IMPACT lab at The Zucker Hillside Hospital. 

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Liat is a Neuroscience and Psychology major at Queens College. She volunteers at Crisis Text Line and Jamaica Hospital Mental Health Clinic. She is a Visiting Scholar/Scientist for The Impact lab at Zucker Hillside Hospital.

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Lauren Yang

Lauren is a doctoral student  at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. She is interested in pediatric mood disorders, with a focus on prevention.

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The IMPACT Lab studies factors that influence the development and trajectory of bipolar spectrum disorders. We are interested in the role technology can play in improving access to evidence-based care.
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The Zucker Hillside Hospital

This study takes place at the Zucker Hillside Hospital, which offers both inpatient and outpatient mental health services.