PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Julia M. Whealin, PhD
Julia M. Whealin, PhD
Pacific Islands Division
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- University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
- The University of Georgia, Clinical Psychology Program, PhD
- The University of Georgia, Clinical Psychology Program, MS
- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Psychology Program, BA
- Department of Psychology, James A. Haley Veteran's Hospital, Veterans Affairs Sunshine Health Care Network, Tampa, FL, Psychology Residency
- Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Pacific Islands Division (NC-PTSD-PID), VAPIHCS, Honolulu, HI, Psychology Fellowship
Expertise and Interests
- Risk and resilience factors in PTSD
- Preventive/Early Intervention for trauma, PTSD, and Stress-Related Disorders
- Innovative modalities to improve care
- Access to care/Underserved populations
- Involving families in the care of Veterans
Membership in Professional Societies
- International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Awards and Honors
- Dashiell-Thurstone Award for Best Thesis
- Young Investigator Research Award, Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Affairs VISN21
Whealin, J. M., Stotzer, R. L., Pietrzak, R. H., Vogt, D., Shore, J., Morland, L., & Southwick, S. M. (in press). Deployment-related sequelae and treatment utilization in rural and urban War Veterans in Hawaii. Psychological Services.
Whealin, J. M., Stotzer, R. L., Nelson, D., Li, F., Liu-Tom, H. T., & Pietrzak, R. H. (2013). Evaluating PTSD prevalence and resilience factors in a predominantly Asian American and Pacific Islander sample of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150, 1062-1068. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2013.05.044
DeCarvalho, L. T., & Whealin, J. M. (2012). Healing Stress in Military Families. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Stotzer, R., Whealin, J. M., & Nelson, D. (2012) Veterans in rural communities: Perceptions of stigma as a barrier to accessing mental health care. Advances in Social Work, 13, 1-16.
Tsai, J., Whealin, J., Pietrzak, R., Harpaz-Rotem, I., & Cobb, S. (2012). Examining the relation between combat-related concussion, a novel five-factor model of posttraumatic stress symptoms, and health-related quality of life in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 73, 1110-1118.
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