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VA Boston Healthcare System, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, 2011
Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Predoctoral Internship in Clinical and Community Psychology, 2010
University of Oregon, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 2010
University of Oregon, Clinical Psychology, MS, 2005
American University, Psychology, BA, 2003
Expertise and Interests
Impact of diversity and discrimination on trauma and recovery
Veterans of minority status (e.g., due to ethnicity, gender identity, sexuality)
Enhancing trauma-informed practice and education across the continuum of care
Initiatives targeting community and institutional responses to trauma survivors
Effective trauma-related clinical supervision and training
Membership in Professional Societies
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
American Psychological Association, Divisions 35, 45, 56
Awards and Honors
Lynne Stevens Research Award, Boston University School of Medicine
Clarence and Lucille Dunbar Award, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Oregon
Minority Mental Health Research Fellowship, American Psychological Association
Center on Diversity and Community Research Award, University of Oregon
Charles B. Ferster Award for Excellence in Psychology, American University
Ronald E. McNair Scholar, American University
Blosnich, J.R., Foynes, M. M., & Shipherd, J.C. (in press). Demographic and health indicators among lesbian and bisexual female veterans. Journal of Women's Health.
Foynes, M. M., Platt, M., Hall, G. N., & Freyd, J. J. (2013, May 6). The impact of Asian values and victim-perpetrator closeness on the disclosure of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice & Policy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0032098
Foynes, M. M., Shipherd, J. C., & Harrington, E. F. (2013). Race and gender discrimination in the Marines. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19(1), 111-119. doi: 10.1037/a0030567
Klest, B., Freyd, J. J., & Foynes, M. M. (2012, August 20). Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic
Symptoms in Hawaii: Gender, Ethnicity, and Social Context. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0029336
Foynes, M. M. & Freyd, J. J. (2011). The impact of skills training on responses to the disclosure of mistreatment. Psychology of Violence, 1, 66-77. doi: 10.1037/a0022021
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