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Dawne Vogt, PhD


Dawne Vogt, PhD

Portrait of Dawne Vogt

Research Psychologist

Women's Health Sciences Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Psychiatry


  • Northeastern University, Experimental Psychology, PhD, 1999
  • Northeastern University, Experimental Psychology, MA, 1995
  • Central Connecticut State University, Psychology, BA, 1993

Expertise and Interests

  • Role of Social Context in Military Veterans' Health, Health-Care Use, and Well-Being
  • Improving Measurement in Stress and Trauma Research
  • Unique Impact of Military Stressors on Women Veterans' Mental Health and Well-Being
  • Identifying and Reducing Stigma and Other Barriers to Military Veterans' Help-Seeking

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
  • Five Eyes International Veteran Research Network, Consortium of Government Researchers from United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, and New Zealand

Selected Publications

Vogt, D. Tyrell, F., Bramande, E., Nillni, Y., Taverna, E., Finley, E., Perkins, D. & Copeland, L. (2020). U.S. military Veterans' health and well-being in the first year after service. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 58(3), 352-360.

Vogt, D., Danitz, S. B., Fox, A. B., Sanders, W., & Smith, B. N. (2019). Do functional impairments promote or hinder mental health treatment seeking: Differential results for women and men. Psychiatry Research, 217, 614-620.

Vogt, D., Taverna, E., Nillni, Y. I., Booth, B., Perkins, D. F., Copeland, L. A., Finley, E. P., Tyrell, F. A., & Gilman, C. L. (2019). Development and validation of a tool to assess military Veterans' status, functioning, and satisfaction with key aspects of their lives. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 11(2), 328-349.

Vogt, D., Perkins, D. F., Copeland, L. A., Finley, E. P., Jamieson, C. S., Lederer, S., & Gilman, C. L. (2018). The Veterans Metrics Initiative Study of U.S. Veterans' experiences during their transition from military service. BMJ Open. 8, e020734.

Vogt, D., Smith, B. N., Fox, A. B., Amoroso, T., Taverna, E. & Schnurr, P. P. (2017). Consequences of PTSD for the work and family quality of life of female and male U.S. Afghanistan and Iraq War Veterans. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 52, 341-352.

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Also see: VA Mental Health