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Gina Radice-Vella, Psy.D.
Psychology Internship Training Director and Clinical Psychologist, Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Gina Radice-Vella is the Director of Internship Training at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Dr. Radice-Vella is a New Jersey licensed clinical psychologist. She received her Doctorate of Psychology from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. Prior to her employment at JSUMC, she worked as the associate director of an APA accredited internship program at a state psychiatric hospital. In addition, she supervised doctoral level interns. Dr. Radice-Vella is an Assistant Professor of the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and is actively involved in the Psychiatry Residency training program, including providing individual and group supervision to residents at various levels of training. Further, she is a course director for various courses related to psychological principles, providing a variety of didactics to residents. Clinically, Dr. Radice-Vella has experience working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in both correctional and psychiatric inpatient settings and with individuals involved in the legal system, conducting forensic evaluations. In addition, she has worked in outpatient therapy settings, utilizing a client-centered and integrative approach to care. Jasdeep S. Hundal, PsyD, ABPP-CN
Board certified clinical neuropsychologist and the new Director of the Medical Psychology and Neuropsychology

Dr. Hundal is a Board-Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist and Director of the Medical Psychology Program for the Southern Region of the Hackensack Meridian Health Group. He graduated from Roosevelt University where he completed his doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He completed advanced training in Medical Neuropsychology Training Committee and Rehabilitation Neuropsychology from the University of Illinois in Chicago, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and the JFK-Johnson Rehabilitation Institute in New Jersey. Dr. Hundal maintains a busy clinical practice and his patient care philosophy emphasizes a comprehensive integrative approach to diagnosis and management of brain-based disorders. Consequently, he works with local and regional partners to improve diagnostic accuracy as well as to devise tailored treatment plans determined to maximize neurocognitive recovery and improve patient and caregiver quality of life. Dr. Hundal is a member of several interdisciplinary teams such as the HMH South DBS program. Dr. Hundal has research in many areas, but primarily focuses on neurorehabilitation and technology. Dr. Hundal is well published in virtual reality based cognitive rehabilitation systems for individuals with acquired neurological and degenerative disorders. Additional areas of interest include mapping language networks to inform epilepsy and brain tumor surgeries. Dr. Hundal is involved in multicultural neuropsychology and has projects in the pipeline to evaluate the neurocognitive needs of Indian Americans and other South Asian immigrants living in the United States. Dr. Hundal’s research is supported by the NIH and private organizations.

Tara Lally, Ph.D
Supervising Psychologist, Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Dr. Lally serves as a Supervising Psychologist at Hackensack Meridian Health at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Ocean University Medical Center campuses. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology from West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania; Training Committee her Master’s degree and Post-Master’s certificate in Psychological Counseling from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Lally’s experience includes work within community based mental health clinics and agencies, federally qualified patient-centered medical homes, in-home settings, hospital based intensive outpatient settings and private practice treating children, adolescents and adults. For over 15 years, Dr. Lally has worked with mentally-ill adolescents and adults incarcerated within the Juvenile Justice Commission and Department of Corrections providing individual, group and family therapy as well as psychological evaluations, crisis management and clinical monitoring of suicidal and homicidal offenders. As a result of this work with marginalized and disenfranchised populations, she is passionate about a social justice informed therapeutic approach that will bring about systematic and societal changes. Dr. Lally has over fifteen years of teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level (Masters and doctoral) and enjoys supporting students and novice clinicians in supervision, identity development and strengthening their case conceptualizations. Dr. Lally is an Associate Professor in the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and is actively involved in supervising and training psychiatry residents. Dr. Lally is a licensed psychologist and a licensed professional counselor in the State of New Jersey and maintains an Approved Clinical Supervisor certification.

Benjamin Steinberg, Psy.D., ABPP
Supervising Psychologist, Meridian Medical Group Faculty Practice PC, Hackensack Meridian Health - Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Dr. Steinberg is a board certified clinical psychologist with a focus primarily on child and adolescent mental health. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Montclair State University and Doctor of Psychology with a concentration in child and family psychology from Florida Institute of Technology. Training Committee Dr. Steinberg has treated patients across the lifespan in settings such as a dual-diagnosis outpatient clinic, day-habilitation for adults with cooccurring developmental disabilities, in-home behavioral therapy for children with behavioral problems, and incarcerated adults. In his role as a psychologist with Hackensack Meridian Heath, Dr. Steinberg worked closely with the Department of Children and Families in conducting evaluations for children placed in foster care. He has transitioned to providing outpatient interventions including psychological evaluations, individual psychotherapy, and group therapy. In his role as a supervising psychologist and Assistant Professor at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine, Dr. Steinberg is responsible for providing training and supervision in Psychiatry Residency training program as well as the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship.

Affiliated Faculty

Grace Hickey, Ph.D
Director, Behavioral Health Services - Southern Region, Hackensack Meridian Health Manager, Clinical Operations, Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Stacy Doumas, M.D., M.B.A
Intirum Chair, JSUMC Department of Psychiatry Chief, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Residency Program Director & Vice Chair of Education & Research, Department of Psychiatry, Jersey Shore University Medical Center Director of Education, Meridian Behavioral Health Services Vice Chair & Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine

Eric C. Alcera, M.D., FHELA, DAACAP, DABPN
Regional Chair of the Southern Region CTS
Specialty: Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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