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Juliette McClendon-Iacovino, PhD

Juliette McClendon-Iacovino, PhD

Portrait of Juliette McClendon-Iacovino, PhD

Clinical Research Psychologist

Women's Health Sciences Division

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Academic Affiliation

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


  • Boston University School of Medicine, Teaching Fellowship
  • VA Boston Healthcare System, Advanced Fellowship
  • Harvard Medical School, Clinical Fellowship
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Predoctoral Internship
  • Washington University in St. Louis, Psychology, PhD, 2018
  • Harvard University, Psychology, BA, 2009

Expertise and Interests

  • Racial and ethnic health disparities
  • Intersectional health disparities
  • Racial stress and trauma
  • Intervention development, dissemination and implementation
  • Structural equation modeling

Membership in Professional Societies

  • National Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
  • Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology
  • Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
  • Association for Psychological Science (APS)
  • Association of VA Psychologist Leaders (AVAPL)

Awards and Honors

  • NIH Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar, 2020
  • Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP) Outstanding Student Diversity Research Award, 2016
  • SSCP Student Poster Competition Distinguished Contribution, 2014
  • Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Honorable Mention, 2014
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Award for Graduate Student Leadership, 2013
  • NIH Travel Fellowship, 2012

Selected Publications

McClendon, J., Kressin, N., Perkins, D., Copeland, L., Finley, E. and Vogt, D. (accepted). The impact of discriminatory stress on changes in posttraumatic stress severity at the intersection of race/ethnicity and gender. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation.

McClendon, J., Essein, U.R., Youk, A.O., Ibrahim, S.A. and Hausmann, L.R.M. (online ahead of print) Cumulative Disadvantage and Disparities in Depression and Pain among Veterans with Osteoarthritis: The Role of Discrimination.

McClendon, J., Dean, K.E., Galovski, T. (2020). Addressing diversity in PTSD treatment: Disparities in treatment engagement and outcome among People of Color. Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry. doi: 10.1007/s40501-020-00212-0

McClendon, J., Perkins, D., Copeland, L., Finley, E. and Vogt, D. (2019). Patterns and correlates of racial/ethnic differences in posttraumatic stress disorder screening among recently separated Veterans. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 68, 102-145. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2019.102145

McClendon, J., Bogdan, R., Jackson, J.J., and Oltmanns, T.F. (2019). Mechanisms of Black-White disparities in health among older adults: Examining discrimination and personality. Journal of Health Psychology.doi: 10.1177/1359105319860180

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