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Eric Kuhn, PhD


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

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 (Affiliated)


  • VA Sierra Pacific MIRECC/ Stanford University School of Medicine, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2004-2006
  • University at Albany, State University of New York, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 2004
  • University at Albany, State University of New York, Psychology, MA, 2002
  • University at Albany, State University of New York, United States History, 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

Selected Publications

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

Belscher, B., Kuhn, E., Maron, D., Cueva, D., Prins, A., Fast, E., & France, D. (2015). A pilot study of an internet-based intervention for PTSD symptoms in OEF/OIF veterans presenting for VA specialty PTSD care. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28, 153-156.

Kuhn, E., Hoffman, J. E., & Ruzek, J. I. (2015). Telemental health approaches for traumatic stress. U. Schnyder & M. Cloitre (Eds.), Evidence Based Treatment for Trauma-Related Psychological Disorders. Springer: New York

Kuhn, E., Eftekhari, A., Hoffman, J. E., Crowley, J. J., Ramsey, K. M., Reger, G. M., & Ruzek, J. I. (2014). Clinician perceptions of using a smartphone app with prolonged exposure therapy. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 41, 800-807.

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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