PhD, Suffolk University; MA, Suffolk University; BA, Brown University
Dr. Czech joined the Department of Family Medicine as the Director of Behavioral Health in Family Medicine in 2017. She has served as a Clinical Psychologist in Primary Care Behavioral Health at the University Medicine Foundation Governor/Barrington Primary Care Center, and a Staff Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Rhode Island Hospital. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Brown University, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University. During her graduate program she engaged in focused training and certification in Primary Care Behavioral Health at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and Center for Integrated Primary Care. She completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Primary Care Behavioral Health at the Providence VA Medical Center through the Brown Alpert Medical School Clinical Psychology Training Consortium. Stephanie has clinical and research interests in brief interventions for the primary care setting, particularly mindfulness- and acceptance-based behavioral therapies. Research interests also involve stress, anxiety, and mood disorders, and their relation to medical illness.