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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

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About the National Center for PTSD


About the National Center for PTSD

  • Careers
    Information on how to locate open positions at the National Center for PTSD, including fellowships and internships.
  • Media Contact
    Find contact information to request interviews with subject matter experts at the National Center for PTSD.

Divisions and Staff

The National Center for PTSD currently consists of 6 VA academic centers of excellence across the U.S., with headquarters in White River Junction, VT. Other divisions are located in Boston, MA; West Haven, CT; and, Palo Alto, CA.

  • Divisions
    A list of the 6 divisions of the National Center for PTSD that link to more information.
  • Leadership
    Biographies for leadership at the National Center for PTSD.

Our Work

This section provides a description of how the National Center for PTSD was established and its structure. Information is given about the Center's major accomplishments, goals, objectives and future plans.

  • Expert Scientific Panel
    To best serve the National Center's priorities and projects, national experts in PTSD and key experts from VA and non-federal departments offer feedback. See a list of current members.
  • Annual Reports
    Each year, the National Center for PTSD advances the science of posttraumatic stress disorder and the care of Veterans and others impacted by trauma through research and education. Access our Annual Reports to learn more.
  • Education Initiatives
    The National Center for PTSD's educational efforts aim to synthesize research information and coordinate communication among top scientists in the field of PTSD and disseminate that information to those who can put it to use. Learn more about our educational activities.
  • History of the National Center for PTSD
    The National Center for PTSD is an integral and valued component of VA's Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (OMHSP). Learn more about the history and impact of the Center.
  • Mission and Overview
    Learn about the mission and vision of the National Center for PTSD.
  • Operational Priorities
    The field of trauma and PTSD has continued to expand in both the clinical and public health sectors. Learn about the aims of the National Center for PTSD.
  • Research Initiatives
    The National Center is one of the foremost trauma and PTSD research programs in the world. Learn about current research at each of our divisions.

Website Information

  • Site Map
    The site map is a linked list of top-level sections and pages of the website. To access lower-level pages, use the topic or audience link to find listings under that heading.

PTSD Information Voice Mail: (802) 296-6300
Also see: VA Mental Health