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Jason E. Owen, PhD, MPH

Jason E. Owen, PhD, MPH

Portrait of Jason E. Owen, PhD, MPH

Clinical Psychologist, Mobile Apps Team Lead

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Academic Appointment

  • Loma Linda University, Adjunct Associate Professor


  • University of California, Los Angeles, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2004
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Clinical (Medical) Psychology, PhD, 2003
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Health Care Organization & Policy, MPH, 2001
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Clinical Psychology, MA, 2001
  • Duke University, Biology, BA, 1995

Expertise and Interests

  • Development and evaluation of technology-based interventions for improving mental health and PTSD-related outcomes
  • Public health approaches to mHealth
  • Using mobile analytics to improve engagement and impact of technology-based mental health services

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • American Psychological Association
  • International Society for Research on Internet Interventions

Selected Publications

Miller, K.E., Kuhn, E., Yu, J., Owen, J.E., Jaworski, B., Taylor, K., Blonigen, D.M., Possemato, A. (2019). Use and perceptions of mobile apps for patients among VA primary care mental and behavioral health providers. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 50, 204-209.

Gould, C.E., Kok, B.C., Ma, V.K., Zapata, A.M.L., Owen, J.E., Kuhn, E. (2019). Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense mental health apps: A systematic review. Psychological Services, 16, 196-207.

Miller, K.E., Kuhn, E., Owen, J.E., Taylor, K.L., Yu, J., Weiss, B.J., Crowley, J.J., Trockel, M. (2019). Clinician perceptions related to the use of the CBT-I coach mobile app. Behavioral Sleep Medicine, 17, 481-491.

Owen, J.E., Kuhn, E., Jaworski, B.J., McGee-Vincent, P., Juhasz, K., Hoffman, J.E., Rosen, C. (2018). VA mobile apps for PTSD and related problems: Public health resources for veterans and those who care for them. mHealth, 4, 28.

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