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Danny Kaloupek, PhD


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Danny Kaloupek, PhD

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Deputy Director

Behavioral Science Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience


  • University of Mississippi Medical Center and Jackson VA Consortium, Clinical Psychology Internship, 1980
  • Binghamton University (SUNY), Clinical Psychology, PhD, 1981
  • University of Iowa, Psychology, BSc (Honors), 1973

Expertise and Interests

  • Psychophysiological aspects of PTSD
  • Health-related consequences of traumatic stress
  • Measurement related to trauma and PTSD

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Psychological Science (Fellow)
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • Society for Psychophysiological Research

Selected Publications

Kuo, J. R., Kaloupek, D. G., & Woodward, S. H. (2012). Amygdala volume in combat-exposed veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder: A cross-sectional study. Archives of General Psychiatry, 69, 1080-1086. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.73

Schulz-Heik, R. J., Schaer, M., Eliez, S., Hallmayer, J. F., Lin, X., Kaloupek, D. G., Woodward, S. H. (2011). Catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphism moderates anterior cingulate volume in posttraumatic stress disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 70, 1091-1096. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2011.06.012

Kaloupek, D. G., Chard, K. M., Freed, M. C., Peterson, A. L., Riggs, D. S., Stein, M. B., & Tuma, F. (2010). Common data elements for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder research. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 91, 1684-1691. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2010.06.032

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