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Amy Street, PhD
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Amy Street, PhD
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National Center for PTSD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dr. Street is the Acting Director of the Women's Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD, which focuses on the special issues of women and PTSD, including pioneering research on the psychological impact of military service on women Veterans. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Street has an active program of research investigating negative health outcomes associated with interpersonal trauma, including sexual harassment, sexual assault and intimate partner violence in Veteran and civilian populations. A secondary research interest involves examining gender differences in traumatic stress exposure and stress-related disorders, with a focus on deployment stressors.
Her research has received funding from the VA and the National Institutes of Health, and has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Street received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia.
She received the Leadership Award from the Association of VA Psychology leaders in 2012 as was an invited attendee to the American Psychological Association's Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology in 2013.
Dr. Street has served on numerous VA and DoD research, education and advisory committees focused on the needs of female Servicemembers and received several Special Contribution Awards from VA in response to her extensive education and policy efforts focused on the treatment needs of Veterans who experience military sexual trauma.