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Michele Spoont, PhD

 

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Michele Spoont, PhD

Portrait of Michele Spoont

Psychologist

Pacific Islands Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota

Education

  • Minneapolis VA Medical Center, Postdoctoral, Clinical Neuropsychology, 2003
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 1990
  • Albany Psychology Internship Consortium, Albany Medical College, Internship, 1988
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Psychology, BA, 1983

Expertise and Interests

  • Treatment Engagement in PTSD
  • Disparities and Cross-cultural factors in PTSD
  • Integration of Mental Health Services in Primary Care

Selected Publications

Spoont M., Arbisi P., Fu S., Greer N., Kehle-Forbes S., Meis L., Rutks I., Wilt T.J. (2013). Screening for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Primary Care: A Systematic Review (Internet). Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs.

Spoont M., Greer N., Su J., Fitzgerald P., Rutks I., & Wilt T.J. (2011). Rural vs. Urban Ambulatory Health Care: A Systematic Review of the Evidence. VA-ESP Project #09-009.

Sayer N.A., Spoont M., Murdoch M., Parker L.E., Hintz S., & Rosenheck R. (2011). A Qualitative Study of U.S. Veterans' Reasons for Seeking Disability Benefits on the Basis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 24, 699-707.

Murdoch M., Sayer N.A., Spoont M.R., Rosenheck R., Noorbaloochi S., Griffin J.M., Arbisi P. & Hagel E. (2011) Long-term outcomes of disability benefits in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 68, 1072-1080.

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