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John C. Linton, PhD, ABPP (Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology) (Kent State University) email@example.com : Professor, Chief Psychologist and Director of Psychology Internship Training. Vice Chair and Coordinator of Medical Student Education. Clinical health/rehabilitation psychology, C/L., adult outpatient, ethics and professional affairs, interpersonal psychotherapy, critical incident stress. Scholarly Interest Areas: Medical crises as traumatogenic, bariatric surgery, professional ethics and career development for psychologists in academic health centers.
Jocelyn J. Brown, PsyD (Marshall University) firstname.lastname@example.org: Clinical Assistant Professor, CAMC Family Resource Center. Developmental delays, outpatient individual psychotherapy with children and adolescents, assessment with children and adolescents, social skill development, cognitive-behavioral therapy. Scholarly Interest Areas: Familial coping with developmental delays in children, parent stress pertaining to atypical child development, rural versus urban access to mental health services.
Scott A. Fields, PhD (Ohio University) email@example.com : Professor, Director of Behavioral Sciences, Department of Family Medicine. Clinical psychology, health psychology, cognitive-behavioral therapy, tobacco cessation. Scholarly Interest Areas: Outcomes assessment, prevention programs, integrated primary care.
Jennifer Hancock, PsyD (Marshall University) CAMC Cancer Center, firstname.lastname@example.org. Clinical Assistant Professor. Individual, couples, and group psychotherapy with adult cancer patients and caregivers. Scholarly Interest Areas: community needs assessments, distress screening, access to and barriers of mental health treatment, adapting evidenced-based treatments to Appalachian populations and cancer survivorship.
Jennifer Storer Hughes, Ph.D. (Ohio University) email@example.com, Clinical Assistant Professor. Charleston Area Medical Center, Family Resource Center. Youth at risk, trauma recovery, self-injury, emotion regulation, child welfare, bariatric weight loss, women’s health, cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavior therapy. Scholarly Interest Areas: evidence-based interventions for youth, school-based interventions, parenting children with social/emotional/behavioral challenges, child abuse prevention, and suicide prevention
Jillian Keener, PsyD, (Marshall University) firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Professor. Scholarly Interest Areas: neuropsychological assessment of neurocognitive/neurodegenerative disorders and neurodevelopmental disorders, performance and symptom validity testing, capacity testing, non-neurological disorders effects on CNS, neuroanatomy, psychometrics, evidenced-based neuropsychological interventions, and expanding normative data to include rural populations
Patrick L. Kerr, PhD (University of North Dakota) email@example.com: Associate Professor; Director, WVU Behavioral Science and Psychopathology Research Division; Director, WVU DBT Services Program. Scholarly Interest Areas: suicide prevention; non-suicidal self- injury; emotion regulation; mood disorders; endogenous opioid systems and health; Dialectical Behavior Therapy; behavioral/psychiatric emergencies; traumatic stress; human trafficking response and prevention
Jessica L. Luzier, PhD, ABPP (Child and Adolescent Psychology) (Ohio University) firstname.lastname@example.org : Associate Professor, Outpatient child and adolescent psychotherapy, Clinical Director of the WVU Disordered Eating Center of Charleston (DECC). Scholarly Interest Areas: Eating disorders, feeding disorders, pediatric obesity, emotionally dysregulated adolescents, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for adolescents and disordered eating populations, EST’s, treatment outcome research.
Emily Selby-Nelson, PsyD (Marshall University) email@example.com: Clinical Assistant Professor. Cabin Creek Health Systems, Director of Behavioral Health. Clinical interest areas: rural health, primary care psychology, clinical and health psychology, cognitive-behavioral therapy, outpatient psychotherapy, and rural populations. Scholarly interest areas: rural health, health behavior change, optimizing access to and use of healthcare and mental health treatment in rural areas, and behavioral health program development and implementation of evidenced based practices in rural integrated primary care settings
Melisa Chelf Sirbu, PhD (Virginia Tech) firstname.lastname@example.org : Clinical Assistant Professor. Coordinator of Psychology, CAMC Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, clinical and health psychology, individual psychotherapy, psychoeducational group interventions. Scholarly Interest Areas: Psychosocial functioning and cardiac health, psychosocial functioning after trauma, assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders.
Cristian Sirbu, PhD, PsyD (Babeș-Bolyai University, Romania and Marshall University) email@example.com: Clinical Associate Professor. Research Scientist, CAMC Cancer Center. Scholarly interest areas: technology-assisted CBT, Ecologically Momentary Assessment, ambulatory assessment of inflammatory biomarkers, cancer, and cancer treatment-related symptoms management, central sensitization mechanisms in chronic pain, phobia treatment in children and adults
Susan Walker-Matthews, PhD (UNC-Greensboro) firstname.lastname@example.org. Clinical Assistant Professor. Medallion Psychological Associates. Pediatric psychology, women’s health, psychotherapy for adolescents. Scholarly Interest Areas: Patient and familial coping with pediatric cancer, cognitive changes following chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Chantel M. Weisenmuller, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky) email@example.com Assistant Professor and Director, Child Psychology. Parenting interventions, cognitive behavioral interventions for children and adolescents, Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adolescents and young adults, therapy and support for at-risk youth and youth in the juvenile justice system, child and adolescent assessment. Scholarly Interests Areas: parenting intervention outcomes; cultural considerations for psychological interventions with children and families; treatment and support needs of at-risk youth; reducing risk factors for child abuse and neglect.
Laura R. Wilhelm, PhD (Ohio University) firstname.lastname@example.org .Associate Professor. Individual psychotherapy with adults, adolescents and children, cognitive behavior therapy, psychoeducational and supportive group interventions, health psychology. Scholarly Interest Areas: Interventions that improve coping with painful medical procedures, patient and family adjustment to serious injury/chronic illness.
Angeline Bottera, MS (University of Wyoming) Angeline.email@example.com
Casey Jo Cottrill, MA (Marshall University) Casey.firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoebe Hitson, MS (Virginia Consortium) Phoebe.email@example.com
Blair Burnette, MS (Virginia Commonwealth University) Carolyn.firstname.lastname@example.org
Chelsea Hustus, MS (Ohio University) Chelsea.email@example.com
Shelby Martin, MS (Ohio University) Shelby.firstname.lastname@example.org