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Eric Kuhn, PhD

 

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Eric Kuhn, PhD

Portrait of Eric Kuhn, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Dissemination and Training Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Stanford University School of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor

Education

  • University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), Clinical Psychology, PhD, 2004
  • University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), Psychology, MA, 2002
  • University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), U.S. History and Anthropology, BA, 1991

Expertise and Interests

  • Web- and Mobile Phone-Based Psycho-education and Self-Help Apps for PTSD
  • Technology Applications for Mental Health Treatment and Professional Training
  • Dissemination, Implementation, and Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices
  • Implementation Science & Health Services Research
  • Research Design, Methodology, and Advanced Statistical Procedures

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Awards and Honors

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman's Award for Advancement in Accessibility for PTSD Coach Mobile Phone App
  • American Telemedicine Association President's Award for the Advancement of Telemedicine - Innovation for PTSD Coach Mobile Phone App
  • Peer Group Award: National Center for PTSD Mobile Apps Team, Office of Patient Care Services, US Department of Veterans Affairs
  • NIH Mobile Health Summer Training Institute, University of California, Los Angeles (August 25-30, 2013)
  • American Council for Technology and the Industry Advisory Council Finalist for the Excellence.Gov Awards
  • Official Honoree: Health & Fitness, Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Applications
  • Suite for Mental and Behavioral Health: The 18th Annual Webby Awards

Selected Publications

Kuhn, E. & Hugo, E. (2017). Technology-based blended learning to facilitate psychiatry resident training in Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy for PTSD. Academic Psychiatry, 41, 121-124.

Kuhn, E., Kanuri, N., Hoffman, J. E., Garvert, D. W., Ruzek, J. I., & Taylor, C. B. (2017). A randomized controlled trial of the PTSD Coach app with community trauma survivors. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85, 267-273.

Kuhn, E., Weiss, B. J., Taylor, K. L., Hoffman, J. E., Ramsey, K. M., Manber, R., Gehrman, P., Crowley, J. J., Ruzek, J. I., & Trockel, M. (2016). CBT-I Coach: A description and clinician perceptions of a mobile app for cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 12, 597-606.

Kuhn, E., Crowley, J. J., Hoffman, J. E., Eftekhari, A., Ramsey, K. M., Owen, J. E., Reger, G. M., & Ruzek, J. I. (2015). Clinician characteristics and perceptions related to use of the PE (Prolonged Exposure) Coach mobile app. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 46, 437-443.

Kuhn, E., Greene, C., Hoffman, J., Nguyen, T., Wald, L., Schmidt, J., Ramsey, K. M., & Ruzek, J. (2014). A preliminary evaluation of PTSD Coach, a smartphone app for posttraumatic stress symptoms. Military Medicine, 179, 12-18.

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