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Lynnette A. Averill, PhD


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Lynnette A. Averill, PhD

Lynnette Averill, MD

Research Fellow

Clinical Neurosciences Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Yale University School of Medicine


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder - Clinical Neurosciences Division/VA Connecticut Healthcare System 2013-2015
  • University of Utah, Counseling Psychology, PhD, 2013
  • Psychology Intern, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas 2012-2013

Expertise and Interests

  • Neurocognitive and emotional functioning in PTSD, MDD, and TBI
  • Neuropsychological assessment

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
  • International Neuropsychological Society (INS)

Awards and Honors

  • Fulbright Postgraduate Fellowship, 2008-2009
  • Founder's Day Scholar, University of Utah, 2008
  • International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) Student Section Chair (2009-2011), Vice Chair (2007-2009)

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