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Treating PTSD in our Veterans.
Dr. Patricia Resick
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 10:00 – 11:30 am
University Union Silver Eagle Suite
UNT Denton Campus
Patricia A. Resick, PhD, ABPP, is the Director of the Women's Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System. She is a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Boston University. Dr. Resick received her Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Georgia.
Dr. Resick has received numerous grants to provide services and conduct research on the effects of traumatic events, and to develop and test therapeutic interventions for PTSD. She developed and tested Cognitive Processing Therapy, an effective short term treatment for PTSD and corollary symptoms. Since 2006 she has been a leader of a national VA initiative to disseminate Cognitive Processing Therapy throughout the VA system and is currently conducting two large clinical trials at Ft. Hood, Texas. She is also currently on two sub-workgroups for the DSM-5.
Dr. Resick has received many awards for her research, including the Robert S. Laufer Memorial Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement in the Field of PTSD from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the 2009 Leadership Award by the Association for VA Psychologist Leaders. She has published over 200 journal articles, books and book chapters. We are pleased to present this excellent speaker!
Outstanding Graduate Student and recipient of the Charlotte Friedersdorff-Boyd Memorial Scholarship
Outstanding Undergraduate Award and recipient of the Louis C. Weber Scholarship
Psi Chi Award and recipient of the Louis C. Weber Scholarship
Bonney Honor Student in Psychology Award
Ladenberger Honor Student in Psychology Award
UNT Teaching Fellow Award
Anna Wright Memorial Scholarship
Dr. G. Frank Lawlis Scholarship
Frank Collins Memorial Scholarship
Outstanding Thesis Award ($150 award)
~Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Callahan
~Title: Effects of pre-session centering for therapists on session presence and effectiveness
Outstanding Scholarly Publication Award ($250 award)
~Faculty Advisor: Dr. Trent Petrie
~Title: Intuitive Eating Scale: An examination among early adolescents
The Spring 2013 Health Psychology Research Group schedule may be accessed by clicking this link.
Dr. Kenneth Sewell (Clinical Program), has been appointed as the Interim Vice President for Research and Economic Development. UNT President, V. Lane Rawlins, noted that "Dr. Sewell will be responsible for leading a substantial body of work in the months ahead as we navigate this legislative session and our request for tuition revenue bonds for a new research building, prepare for upcoming university budget hearings, and ensure advancements in the university’s high performance computing facilities.
Dr. Sewell’s experience as the division’s associate vice president for the past five years and his commitment to strengthening the division’s operational effectiveness and support for all forms of research and scholarly activities at UNT will ensure that we continue to advance the research success of our students and faculty members."