February 21, 2014

Postdoctoral Fellowship in PTSD at Fort Hood, Texas

STRONG STAR Multidisciplinary PTSD Research Consortium
has an opening for a Two- Year Postdoctoral Fellowship Fall 2014 supporting the Variable-Length Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD Study at Fort Hood, Texas.
STRONG STAR fellows work some of the largest research studies and clinical trials in the nation designed to evaluate the use of evidence-based therapies for PTSD and related conditions. Our fellows provide evidence-based therapy to active duty military service members in each of the following studies.
 Prolonged Exposure for PTSD among OIF/OEF Personnel: Massed vs. Spaced Trials

Principal Investigator: Edna Foa, PhD
Cognitive Processing Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD

Principal Investigator: Patricia Resick, PhD
Individual PE vs. Couples’ Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD

Principal Investigator: Candice Monson, PhD
Alcohol Use Disorder in PTSD Patients Treated with SSRIs: An Alcoholic Subtype Hypothesis of Vulnerabilities

Principal Investigator: John Roache, PhD
Brief Prolonged Exposure Therapy of Deployment-Related PTSD in Primary Care Settings

Principal Investigator: Lt Col Jeffrey Cigrang, PhD
Comparing Internet and In-Person Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia

Principal Investigator: Daniel Taylor, PhD
The Role of Exercise in the Treatment of PTSD Symptoms

Principal Investigator: COL Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, PhD
Project BLAST: The Balad/BagramLongitudinal Assessment of the Symptoms of TBI/PTSD/ASD

Principal Investigator: Maj Monty Baker, PhD
Variable-Length Cognitive Processing Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD

Principal Investigator: Patricia Resick, PhD
An Evaluation of In-Home, In-Clinic, and Telebehavioral Health Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD

Principal Investigator: Alan Peterson, PhD
A Randomized Clinical Trial of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Posttraumatic Headache

Principal Investigator: Donald Penzien, PhD
Fellows receive training and on-going weekly supervision in evidence-based PTSD therapies. High quality training and supervision is also provided in assessment. Fellows also attend a weekly didactic seminar.
In addition to their clinical roles, our fellows have published articles in high quality, peer reviewed journals, co-written book chapters, and presented research at national conferences. Other achievements by Strong Star fellows include being awarded student loan repayment through the NIH
Additionally, our fellows receive a competitive salary ($45,000 per year) and exceptional health care and retirement benefits.
STRONG STAR fellows work for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. They support STRONG STAR studies at Fort Hood, an hour from Austin, TX and in San Antonio, TX.
                   For more information about STRONG STAR please see our website: www.strongstar.org.
To begin the application process, please send your CV and Statement of Interest to:
Katy Dondanville, Psy.D., dondanville@uthscsa.edu 

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