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Brenda L. Martini, MA


About Us

This section is about our Mission, Vision, Staff, & Press Room

This section is about our Mission, Vision, Staff, and Press Room

Brenda L. Martini, MA

Brenda L. Martini, MA

Health Sciences Officer

Clinical Neurosciences Division

See staff directory for contact information.

Academic Appointment

  • Yale School of Medicine, Psychiatry Affiliate


  • Quinnipiac College, Psychobiology of Pain, 1993
  • West Haven VA Medical Center, Clinical Internship, 1988
  • Southern Connecticut State University, Psychology, MA, 1988
  • The Pennsylvania State University, Psychology, BA, 1986

Expertise and Interests

  • Pharmacotherapy trials in PTSD and related co-morbidities
  • Biomarkers related to cognitive impairment and PTSD severity
  • Clinical project management practices
  • Best practices in assessment
  • Stress attributions, locus of control and coping styles in PTSD

Membership in Professional Societies

  • American Psychological Association- (Division 5-Psychological assessment, evaluation, measurement and statistics and Division 40-Clinical Neuropsychology)
  • Associates of Clinical Research Professionals
  • Society for Neuroscience, Measuring Behavior and Behavior Research Technology

Awards and Honors

  • United States Patent Co-inventor, Nefazodone: Use in Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • The Pennsylvania State University Scholars Program, Schreyer Honors College Alumni

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