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Leslie A. Morland, PsyD


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Leslie A. Morland, PsyD

Portrait of Leslie Morland

Deputy Director

Pacific Islands Division

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Academic Appointment

  • University of Hawaii, John Burns School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Psychiatry


  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pacific Islands Healthcare System, National Center for
  • PTSD-Pacific Islands Division, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2000
  • Pepperdine University, Department of Psychology, PsyD, 1999
  • University of California, San Diego (UCSD), UCSD/VA Medical Center Predoctoral Internship
  • Program, Residency, 1999
  • Loyola Marymount University, Department of Psychology, MA, 1995
  • The University of Southern California, Psychology and Sociology, BA, 1992

Expertise and Interests

  • Telemental health interventions for PTSD
  • Access to evidence-based mental health care
  • PTSD treatment utilization in rural combat Veterans
  • Ethnocultural differences among Hawaiian Island Veterans
  • Anger management with military populations

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • American Psychological Association
  • Hawaii Psychological Association

Awards and Honors

  • Young Investigator Research Award, VISN21, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Graduate Honors Scholarship for Psychology Research, Pepperdine University
  • Raine Research Grant, Loyola Marymount University

Selected Publications

Morland, L. A., Raab, M. T., Mackintosh, M., Rosen, C., & Dismuke, C. (in press). Direct cost minimization of telemedicine for psychotherapy service delivery to rural combat Veterans with PTSD. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare.

Morland, L. A., & Kloezeman, K. (2013). Rural Veterans and telemental health service delivery. In K. Myers & C. Turvey (Eds.), Telemental health: A comprehensive text for clinical practice and research (pp. 223-249). Maryland Heights, MO: Elsevier.

Morland, L. A., Love, A. R., Mackintosh, M. A., Greene, C. J., & Rosen, C. S. (2012). Treating anger and aggression in military populations: Research updates and clinical implications. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 19, 305-322. doi: 10.1111/cpsp.12007

Morland, L. A., Hynes, A. K., Mackintosh, M., Resick, P., & Chard, K. (2011). Group Cognitive Processing Therapy delivered to Veterans via telehealth: A pilot cohort. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24, 465-469. doi:10.1002/jts.20661

Morland, L. A., Greene, C. J., Rosen, C., Foy, D., Reilly, P., Shore, J., He, Q., & Frueh, B. C. (2010). Telemedicine for anger management therapy in a rural population of combat Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder: A randomized noninferiority trial. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 71, 855-863. doi: 10.4088/JCP.09m05604blu

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