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Dr. Alicia Yee Ibaraki

Dr. Alicia Yee Ibaraki

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Psychological Sciences

503-838-9328 | ibarakia@wou.edu | Todd Hall 321

At Western Oregon Since: 2017

Education

 

September 2016 – present
Predoctoral Psychology Clinical Internship
Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (APA Accredited)
Waianae, HI

 

2014 – present
Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology
University of Oregon (APA & PCSAS Accredited)
Eugene, OR
Dissertation Title: Mechanisms that Perpetuate Health Care Disparities: Physician Stereotypes & Bias

 

March 2012
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
University of Oregon (APA & PCSAS Accredited)
Eugene, OR
Thesis Title:  Session Content as a Moderator of Treatment Utilization: A Pilot Study

 

May 2008
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with Honors
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Thesis Title:  A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Perceptions of Depression and Attitudes Toward Help-Seeking

 

Teaching Focus Areas

 

Clinical Psychology

 

 

Funding and Grants

 

2015
Applied – AHRQ Grants for Health Services Research Dissertation Program (R36)
Mechanisms that Perpetuate Health Care Disparities:  Physician Stereotypes

2015
Qualtrics Behavioral Research Grant, $3000

2007
Pomona College Summer Undergraduate Research Grant, $3600

 

Awards and Honors

 

Student Leadership Award – 2016
Asian American Psychological Association

Graduate Student Commencement Speaker – 2016
University of Oregon

Norman D. Sundberg Fellowship – 2016
University of Oregon

Dissertation Research Award – 2015
American Psychological Association

Dissertation Award – 2015
Asian American Psychological Association

Travel Award – 2011, 2015
Asian American Psychological Association

Henry V. Howe Scholarship – 2015
University of Oregon

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services Fellowship – 2014-2016
APA/SAMHSA

Graduate Education Committee Training Award – 2014
University of Oregon

Preliminary Examinations – With Distinction – 2013
Asian American Mental Health Research & Treatment

Best Poster – 2013
Asian American Psychological Association

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services Fellowship Alternate – 2013
APA/SAMHSA

Clarence & Lucille Dunbar Scholarship – 2013-2014
University of Oregon

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services Fellowship Honorable Mention – 2012
APA/SAMHSA

Graduate School Research Award – 2011
University of Oregon

Promising Scholar Award – 2010
University of Oregon

Sigma Xi – 2008

Travel Award – 2008
Pomona College

PSI CHI – 2007-2008

 

Undergraduate Courses

 

Mind & Society
MInd & Brain
Psychology Academic Advising
Undergraduate Practicum
Psychopathology
Culture & Mental Health
Dreams
Statistics Tutoring Practicum
Statistical Methods of Psychology
Psychoactive Drugs
Imagination
Culture & Mental Health
Introduction to Psychology

 

Current Research

 

University of Oregon, 2010-2016
PI: Gordon Nagayama Hall, Ph.D.
Asian American mental health and psychological service utilization
Culturally adapted evidence based treatment
Health disparities in ethnic minority populations

University of Oregon, 2012-2013
PI: Ellito Berkman, Ph.D.
RCT SMS-based smoking cessation intervention

Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, 2008-2010
PI: Peter Roy-Byrne, M.D.
Brief intervention for problem drug use and abuse in primary care

University of Washington, 2008
PI: Janxin Leu, Ph.D.
Asian immigrant mental health

Pomona College, 2008
PI: Jaime Kurtz, Ph.D.
Savoring as a happiness induction technique

Pomona College, 2007-2008
Co-PIs: Sharon Goto, Ph.D. & Richard Lewis, Ph.D.
Cultural difference in cognition as measure by the n400 ERP

University of Hawaii, 2006
PI: Yiyuan Xu, Ph.D.
Psychometric testing

 

 

Recent Publications/Presentations

 

Ibaraki, A. Y., Wong-Padoongpatt, G., & Carrera, S. Mechanisms that Perpetuate Health Care Disparities:

Physician Stereotype & Bias. (August 2016). Invited Session  at Asian American Psychological

Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

 

Hall, G. C. N., Ibaraki, A. Y., Huang, E. R., Marti, C. N. & Stice, E. A Meta-Analysis of Cultural Adaptations of Psychological Interventions. (July 2016). Poster at the International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

 

Ibaraki, A. Y., Mio, J., Mock, M., Sharma, R., Hall, G. N. C., & Sun, X. Conversations about Fresh of the Boat. (August 2015). Interactive Session at Asian American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

 

Ibaraki, A.Y., Leong, F. T. L., & Lee, R. Health Disparities in Asian American Populations. (June 2014).

Symposium at APA Division 45 Biennial Conference, Eugene, OR.

 

Ibaraki, A.Y. Pulling Back the Curtain: Psychotherapy and Asian Americans. (July 2013). Poster at Asian

American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.

 

Yee, A., Hall, G. C. N., Lau, A., & Zane, N. Broadening the Appeal of Asian American Psychology.  (August

2012).  Symposium at Asian American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

 

Yee, A. Minority Report: Racial Match and Client Treatment Utilization (August 2011). Poster at Asian

American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

 

Hall, G. C. N. & Yee, A. Trickle-down mental health policy: Addressing the neglect of Asian Americans. (2011, April). Invited paper presented at AAPI State of the Science: Mental Health and Treatment Issues for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Conference, Los Angeles.

 

Yee, A. Attitudes Toward Help-Seeking in Chinese, Chinese-American, and Caucasian College Students (April

2011). Poster at AAPI State of the Science: Mental Health and Treatment Issues for Asian Americans

and Pacific Islanders Conference, Los Angeles.

 

Ando, Y., Yee, A., Huang, C, Goto, S. G., & Lewis, R. S. The N400 as a measure of cultural differences in

scene perception (April, 2008). Poster at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San

Francisco, CA.