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Kristin Gregor, PhD


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Kristin Gregor, PhD

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Clinical Research Psychologist

Women's Health Sciences Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Harvard Medical School, Psychiatry Fellow
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Teaching Fellow in Psychiatry


  • VA Boston Healthcare System, Clinical Psychology, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2012
  • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010
  • University of Vermont, Clinical Psychology, Ph.D., 2009
  • VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology, Predoctoral Intern, 2009
  • Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences, Psychology, B.A., 2002

Expertise and Interests

  • Tobacco use and smoking as it relates to physical health (e.g., medical illness, chronic pain)
  • Tobacco use and comorbidity with PTSD
  • Anxiety vulnerability factors (e.g., anxiety sensitivity)
  • Implementation of behavioral health interventions

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Anxiety Disorders Association of America
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Awards and Honors

  • University of Vermont, Graduate College Travel Award
  • McNeil Prevention and Community Psychology Award
  • University of Vermont Graduate Student Advisory Council Travel Award

Selected Publications

Gregor, K. & Borrelli, B. (2012). Barriers to quitting smoking among medically ill smokers. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 35, 484-491. doi: 10.1007/s10865-011-9376-y.

Ahnallen, C.G., Liverant, G..I, Gregor, K.L., Kamholz, B.W., Levitt, J.J., Gulliver, S.B., Pizzagalli, D.A., Koneru, V.K., Kaplan, G.B. (2012). The relationship between reward-based learning and nicotine dependence in smokers with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 196(1):9-14. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2011.09.011.

Otis, J.D., Gregor, K., Hardway, C., Morrison, J., Scioli, E., & Sanderson, K. (2010). An examination of the co-morbidity of chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder on U.S. Veterans. Psychological Services, 7, 126-135. doi: 10.1037/a0020512.

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