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Women's Health Sciences Division and Staff


Women's Health Sciences Division and Staff

The Women's Health Sciences Division located in Boston, MA, focuses on the special issues of women and PTSD, and especially on effective treatments. The Division has pioneered research on the psychological impact of military service on women Veterans. Such initiatives include development of psychological assessment techniques, the impact of sexual assault and military sexual trauma, and on the effect of PTSD on women's health and medical problems. There is also a major focus on treatment dissemination and training.

Read about research taking place at this Division or about the Center's education initiatives.

National Center faculty is active in training programs at both the predoctoral and postdoctoral levels. See Positions Available for internship and fellowship opportunities that are offered at each Division site.

Contact Information for Women's Health Sciences Division
National Center for PTSD
Women's Health Sciences Division (116B-3)
VA Boston Healthcare System
150 South Huntington Street
Boston MA 02130
Phone: (857) 364-4145
Contact Person: Sandra Tomasetti, Program Assistant, ext 44145
Fax: (857) 364-4515


Name Position Phone Ext. Email
Amy Street, PhD Acting Director (857) 364-5998 45998 email
Dawne Vogt, PhD Acting Deputy Director (857) 364-5976 45976 email

Operations Staff

Name Position Phone Ext. Email
Christine Quigley Asst. Director of Operations (857) 364-2152 42152 email
Sandra Tomasetti Administrative Assistant (857) 364-2145 42145 email

Research and Education Staff

Name Position Phone Ext. Email
Jaimie Gradus, DSc/MPH Researcher/Investigator (857) 364-6688 46688 email
Katherine Iverson, PhD Researcher/Investigator (857) 364-2066 42066 email
Karen Mitchell, PhD Researcher/Investigator (857) 364-2149 42149 email
Suzanne Pineles, PhD Researcher/Investigator (857) 364-5906 45906 email
Ann Rasmusson, MD Researcher/Investigator (857) 364-4807 44807 email
Jillian Shipherd, PhD Researcher/Investigator (857) 364-5821 45821 email
Brian Smith, PhD Researcher/Investigator (857) 364-6196 46196 email
Shannon Wiltsey-Stirman, PhD Researcher/Investigator (857) 364-6232 46232 email

Affiliated Staff/Project Coordinators/Co-PI's

Name Position Phone Ext. Email
Margret Bell, PhD MST Support Team (857) 364-4080 44080 email
Matthew King, PhD MST Support Team (857) 364-2859 42859 email
Melissa Ming Foynes, PhD MST Support Team (857) 232-9500 45439 email
Christopher Skidmore, PhD MST Support Team (857) 232-9500 email
Ellen Healy, PhD CPT Implementation Program (857) 364-4472 44472 email
Joanne Fordiani, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-2127 42127 email
Annie Fox-Galalis, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-4602 44602 email
Kristin Gregor, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-5678 45678 email
Sandra Japuntich, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 362-6985 46985 email
Alexis Matza, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-4660 44660 email
Alexandra Macdonald, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-6197 46197 email
Erica Scioli, PhD Project Coordinator (857) 364-5696 45696 email
Jennifer Schuster-Wachen, PhD Co-Investigator (857) 364-5444 45444 email
Eve Davison, PhD Outpatient Clinic (617) 232-9500 44012 email

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