Contact Information

Medical and Clinical Psychology: Faculty


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Phone: (301) 295-3270
FAX: (301) 295-3034

Pat DeLeon, Medical and Clinical Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

Pat DeLeon, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor
Joint appointment: F.Edward Hébert School of Medicine and Graduate School of Nursing
Education: B.A. (1964) Amherst College; M.S. (1966), Purdue University; Ph.D. (1969) in Clinical Psychology, Purdue University; M.P.H. (1973) in Health Services Administration, University of Hawaii; J.D. (1980), The Columbus School of Law, Catholic University; Psy. D. (1993) Honorary Doctorate of Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno; Psy. D. (1997). Honorary Doctor of Psychology, Forest Institute of Professional Psychology; H.L.D. (2001) Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, NOVA Southeastern University. APA President (2000). Elected to Institute of Medicine (2008)

Selected Publications

Combs, T., Witter, J. M., Pauli, E., &DeLeon, P. H. (in press). Editorial: Meeting the challenges of training for interdisciplinary care. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing.

DeLeon, P. H., Sells, J. R., Cassidy, O., Waters, A. J., &Kasper, C. E. (in press). Health policy: Timely and interdisciplinary. Training and Education in Professional Psychology.

Reid-Arndt, S. A., Wilkniss, S. M., DeLeon, P. H., &Frank, R. G. (in press). Public Policy. In J. C. Norcross, G. R. VandenBos, &D. K. Freedheim (Eds.). (R. Krishnamurthy, Associate Ed.). APA Handbook of clinical psychology Volume III: Applications and methods. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Willis, D. J., DeLeon, P. H., Haldane, S., &Heldring, M. B. (2014). A Policy Article - Personal Perspectives on the Public Policy Process: Making a Difference. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45(2), 143-151.

DeLeon, P. H., Convoy, S. P., &Rychnovsky, J. D. (2013). Guest Editorial -- Unprecedented challenges. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 27, 63-64.

DeLeon, P. H., Johnson, H. L., &Witter, J. M. (2013). A health policy perspective. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 40(1), 29-32. (DOI) 10.1007/s10488-012-0456-2.

DeLeon, P. H., Ramsey, G. C., &Sbroco, T. (2013). Unchartered waters - A most timely (r)evolution. [Review of E. Shafir (Ed.). (2013). The behavioral foundations of public policy.] PsycCRITIQUES-Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books.

DeLeon, P. H., Sammons, M. T., Wilkniss, S. M., Hagglund, K. J., Ragusea, S. A., &Ragusea, A. S. (2013). Evolving roles for the profession. In G. Stricker &T. A. Widiger (Eds.), Clinical psychology. Volume 8 of the Handbook of psychology, (2nd Edition). I. B. Weiner (Editor-in-chief) (pp. 585-600). New York: John Wiley &Sons.

DeLeon, P. H., Kenkel, M. B., &Shaw, D. V. (2012). Advancing Federal Policies in Rural America. In K. B. Smalley, J. C. Warren, &J. Rainer (Eds.), Rural mental health: Issues, policies, and best practices (pp. 17-36). New York: Springer.

DeLeon, P. H., Kenkel, M. B., Oliveira Gray, J. M., Sammons, M. T. (2011). Emerging policy issues for psychology: A key to the future of the profession. In D. H. Barlow (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of clinical psychology (pp. 34-51). New York: Oxford University Press.

DeLeon, P. H., Kenkel, M. B., Garcia-Shelton, L., &VandenBos, G. R. (2011). Psychotherapy, 1960 to the Present. In J. C. Norcross, G. R. VandenBos, &D. K. Freedheim, History of psychotherapy: Continuity and change (2nd Edition) (pp. 39-62). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

DeLeon, P. H., Rychnovsky, J. D., &Culp, C. H. (2011). A maturing vision for the 21st century. The Journal of Healthcare, Science and the Humanities ? A Navy Medicine Publication, 1(2), 149-153. [2012 The Rear Admiral Mary E. Hall Award for Nursing Publication.]

DeLeon, P. H., &Kazdin, A. E. (2010). Public policy: Extending psychology?s contributions to national priorities. Rehabilitation Psychology, 55 (3), 311-319.

Fox, R. E., DeLeon, P. H., Newman, R., Sammons, M. T., Dunivin, D. L., Baker, D. C. (2009). Prescriptive authority and psychology: A status report. American Psychologist. 64(4), 257-268.