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New Academy for Research on Traumatic Stress at TC

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New Academy for Research on Traumatic Stress at TC

New Academy for Research on Traumatic Stress at TC

Philip Saigh, Professor of Psychology and Education, recently announced the formation of the Academy for Research on Traumatic Stress at TC. Saigh founded the Academy to promote the exchange of scientific information involving the effects of exposure to traumatic stress on children, adolescents, and adults. The organization focuses on data-based research involving the epidemiology, etiology, psychological and biological assessment, prevention, and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder. It seeks to accomplish its mission through scientific presentations at scheduled meetings, scholarly interactions, and other activities.

The 11 founding members of the Academy are pictured here: (front, l-r) Arieh Shalev, Hebrew University & Hadassah School of Medicine; Bonnie Green, Georgetown University Medical Center; Patti Resick, National Center for PTSD; Philip Saigh, TC; (center, l-r) George Bonnano, TC; Roger Pitman, Harvard Medical School; John Fairbank, Duke University; (back, l-r) Linda King, Boston University and National Center for PTSD; Daniel King, Boston University and National Center for PTSD; Douglas Bremner, Emory University Medical Center; and Terrence Keane, Boston University and National Center for PTSD.

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