Dr. Ryan-Pettes joined the faculty in June of this year, coming from an Assistant Professor position at UT Health San Antonio. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Emory University. Dr. Ryan-Pettes’ research focuses on the study of adolescent substance use and the novel use of technology to boost treatment outcome. Dr. Ryan-Pettes is part of the core clinical faculty in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Her responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, teaching and supervising clinical doctoral students, and maintaining a productive line of research.