Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Psychiatry
4301 Jones Bridge Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799
Phone: (301) 295-3294
Fax: (301) 295-1536
Quinn M. Biggs is a Research Scientist at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress and has been with the Center since 2007. Dr. Biggs received his Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, Masters in Public Health from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and Doctorate in Clinical Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from the University of North Texas. He completed internship and fellowship training programs in consultation/liaison behavioral health at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, Illinois and while there facilitated trauma and other support groups and worked with local and regional authorities to develop plans for emergency psychological responses to disasters and terrorism.
Dr. Biggs worked for more than 10 years in inpatient, outpatient and residential psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment programs with patients of all ages. He conducted research in the psychiatric consequences of transportation traumas, reduction of dental anxiety and tailoring health messages for chemical dependency populations and is published in the scientific literature. His interests include psychological responses to traumatic injury, clinical and community responses to disasters and terrorism, as well as treatment and recovery following traumatic experiences.