MS Clinical Psychology Alumni Award

Spring 2016

Karthik Suresh, MS

Karthik receiving the award from Dr. Bedics

Karthik Suresh graduated from the MS in Clinical psychology program in 2013. Under the direction of Dr. Michael Hart in the Music Department, he completed a thesis titled, “The effect of music on working memory, sustained attention, and stress”.  Karthik has been working as a Project Manager in the Complete Care Management Department at Kaiser Hospital. His job responsibilities were related to the evaluation of patient quality assurance and quality improvement.  He was responsible for the development and implementation of systems for tracking patient data and participated in the oversight of staff in a variety of departments. Karthik was recently been promoted to Assistant Department Administrator for the Kaiser Simi Valley Medical Offices Family Practice Department where he is managing day to day operations of the Simi Valley Clinic. In his spare time he continues to play bass in two bands on the weekends.

Karthik received the award from Dr. Jamie D. Bedics during the Graduate School of Psychology Commencement Reception on Friday, May 13, 2016.