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Jason Owen, PhD, MPH


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Jason Owen, PhD, MPH

Portrait of Jason E. Owen, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Dissemination and Training Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Loma Linda University, Adjunct Associate Professor


  • Univeristy of Alabama, Birmingham, Clinical (Medical) Psychology, PhD, 2003
  • Univeristy of Alabama, Birmingham, Health Care Organization and Policy, MPH, 2001
  • Duke University, Biology, BA, 1995

Expertise and Interests

  • Mobile apps for self-management in Veterans with PTSD
  • Technology-based interventions (i.e., web-based treatments, social-networking)
  • Family, social, and peer-based interventions for Veterans with PTSD
  • eHealth clinical trials research methods
  • Public health applications of mobile technology

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • American Psychological Association
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine

Awards and Honors

  • Editorís Choice Award for best health web sites,, 2001
  • Outstanding Graduate Student in Psychology, UAB 2001-2002
  • Nominee, Kinzer-Rice Award for Excellence in University Teaching, Loma Linda University, 2008

Selected Publications

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.

Owen, J. E., Jaworski, B. J., Kuhn., E., Makin-Byrd, K. N., Ramsey, K. E., & Hoffman, J. E. (2015). mHealth in the wild: Using novel data to examine the reach, use, and impact of PTSD Coach. JMIR Mental Health, 2(1), e7. doi:10.2196/mental.3935.

Owen, J. E., Bantum, E. O., Gorlick, A., & Stanton, A. L. (2015). Engagement with a social-networking intervention for cancer-related distress. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49(2), 154-64. doi:10.1007/s12160-014-9643-6.

Lewallen, A. C., Owen, J. E., Bantum, E. O., & Stanton, A. L. (2014). How language affects peer responsiveness in an online cancer support group: Implications for treatment design and facilitation. Psycho-Oncology, 23(7), 766-72. doi:10.1002/pon.3477.

Owen, J. E., Bantum, E. O., Criswell, K., Bazzo., J., Gorlick, A., & Stanton, A. L. (2014). Representativeness of two sampling procedures for an Internet intervention targeting cancer-related distress: A comparison of convenience and registry samples. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 37(4), 630-41. doi:10.1007/s10865-013-9509-6.

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