Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty and Staff

Fellowship Program Administration

Sarah Y. Vinson, M.D.Sarah Y. Vinson, M.D.
Interim Chair for
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
CAP Fellowship Program Director

Dr. Sarah Y. Vinson is an Associate Professor Clinical Psychiatry, the Medical Advisor for the SAMHSA African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence and the Interim Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Morehouse School of Medicine. She completed her undergraduate studies at Florida A & M University and her M.D. from the University of Florida College of Medicine where she graduated with Research Honors and as an Inductee in the Chapman Humanism Society. She completed her post-graduate training at Cambridge Healt Alliance - Harvard Medical School for general psychiatry residency and at Emory for fellowships in both Child & Adolescent and Forensic Psychiatry. She is triple-board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Vinson is the co-editor of two texts, Social (in)Justice and Mental Health and Pediatric Mental Health for Primary Care Providers. She holds multiple national leadership positions in organized psychiatry and at the criminal legal - mental health interface. She is also a member of the American College of Psychiatry, an honorary association for psychiatrists who have demonstrated excellence in the field of psychiatry, and achieved national recognition in clinical practice, research, academic leadership, or teaching. She has won multiple awards, including the Jeanne Spurlock APA Minority Fellowship Alumni Award, The Atlanta 40 Under 40, a NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award, and the Society for the Study of Psychiatry and Culture's 2022 Creative Scholarship Award for Social (In)Justice and Mental Health.


Nina Mena, M.D.

Nina Mena, M.D.
Associate CAP Fellowship Program Director

Kennyna Landing

Kennyna Landing
General Psychiatry Residency Program Manager
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program Manage

Kristopher Goodlow

Kristopher Goodlow
General Psychiatry Residency Program Coordinator
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program Coordinator

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Faculty

Primary Faculty

Kristin Carothers

Kristin Carothers, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty

Ranjan Avasthi, M.D.
Peace of Mind Psychiatric Services

Joel Axler, M.D.
Strategic Benefits Adivisors

Anastasia Brown-Alvarado, M.D.
Viewpoint Health

Anna Tanner, M.D.
Veritas Collaborative

Kim Dobson-Callahan, M.D.
Georgia State University Counseling Center

Jeana Griffith, M.D.
Georgia State University Counseling Center

Yolanda Fountain, LPC, Ph.D.
Play Wellness

Sher Gardner, M.D.
Morehouse School Medicine, Pediatrics

Brian McGregor, Ph.D.
Morehouse School of Medicine

Ayo Gathering, M.D.
Humana Healthy Horizons

Kenneth Genova, M.D.
Willowbrooke at Tanner - Villa Rica

Ericka Goodwin, M.D.
Goodwin Medical Associates, LLC

Chanda Graves, Ph.D.
Grady Infectious Disease Program

Byron Evans, M.D.
Psychiatric Consultants of Atlanta

Kaylyn Lane, M.D.
Unison Behavioral Health

Marcus Griffith, M.D.
Kaiser Permanente

Jamika Hallman-Cooper, M.D.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Neurology

Steven Jaffe, M.D.
The Insight Program

Jayce Johnson, LCSW
Whitefoord Health Center

Anna Tanner, M.D.
Veritas Collaborative

Jonathan Levy, M.D.
Veritas Collaborative

LaShondra Gadsen, M.D.
Magellan Health

Theodore McKinley Morgan, M.D.
Beautiful Minds Mental Health Services

Brett Murphy-Dawson, M.D.
Sunlight Psychiatric Services

Belinda Montoya, M.D.
Devereux Hospital - Atlanta

Allison Nitsche, M.D.
Georgia Tech. Stamps Health Services

Aleema Zakers, M.D.
Georgia Tech. Stamps Health Services

Vanderlyn Sewell, M.D.

Angela P. Shannon, M.D.
Positive Balance Wellness Center

Adam Silberman, M.D.
Hillside Hospital

Beverly Stoute, M.D.
Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychoanalyst

Melissa Carter, M.D.
Emory Law School

Randee Waldman, J.D.
Emory Law School

Arlene Noriega, Ph.D.
Private Practice