PTSD: National Center for PTSD
Jennifer J. Vasterling, PhD
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Jennifer J. Vasterling, Ph.D.
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National Center for PTSD
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Jennifer J. Vasterling, PhD, graduated from Vanderbilt University, subsequently completing pre- and post-doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology at the Boston Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
She currently serves as the Chief of Psychology at VA Boston Healthcare System and as a clinical investigator within the Behavioral Science Division of the VA National Center for PTSD. Dr. Vasterling is a Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Vasterling's research has centered on furthering understanding of the neurocognitive and emotional changes that accompany war-zone deployment and posttraumatic stress responses. She has edited several books, including a volume on co-morbid PTSD and mild traumatic brain injury. Her recent work includes a longitudinal study examining neuropsychological and emotional outcomes of military deployment to Iraq.