Contact Information


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

Funded Research Projects

Stress Mediators in the U.S. Army, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Grant, 1987-present

Studies of a novel vertebrate Ca2+-mobilizing brain enzyme, USUHS Grant, 1993-present

Natural Disasters and Health Outcome: Adult and Adolescent Response to Hurricane Andrew, USUHS Grant, 1993-1996

Epidemiology of Cyclical Mastalgia in Female Military Health Care Beneficiaries, USUHS Grant, 1994-1996

Traumatic Bereavement and Post-Traumatic Symptoms in Air National Guard, USUHS Grant, 1994-1995

The Effects of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Substance Abuse on Acoustic Startle, USUHS Grant, 1994-1995

Sleep, Stress, and Arousal, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research Grant, 1994-present

Neurological Underpinnings of Dissociation, USUHS Grant, 1995-1996
Program Evaluation: The Effects of Breast Cancer Consumer Participation in Scientific Peer Review Panels, U.S. Army Research and Development Command, 1995-1996

A Time-Dependent Model of Acute and Chronic, Traumatic Stress Disorders, USUHS Grant, 1995-1996

Interaction of Stimulus and Reinforcing Effects of Drugs, National Institute of Drug Abuse, 1995-present

An Assessment of Characteristics of Spouse Abuse in a Military Population, U.S. Army Surgeon General Grant, 1995

Family Violence, U.S. Army Grant, 1995-present
Stress and Women's Health: Combat, Deployment, Contingency Operations and Trauma, U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command, 1994-1995
The Roles of Psychiatry in the Preparedness for, and Response to, Large-Scale Disasters, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 1995-1996

Human Stress and Trauma: Impact on Intracellular Calcium Regulation, USUHS Grant, 1995-1996

Determinants of Clinical Outcome in Med Inpatients with Psychiatric Disorder, USUHS Grant, 1996-present

Psychological and Biological Predictors of Traumatic Symptomatology, USUHS Grant, 1996-present

Attention and Cognitive Function: Effects of Sex and Reproductive Hormones, USUHS Grant, 1997

A Double-blind Placebo- Controlled Trial of Efamast in the Treatment of Cyclical Mastalgia, USUHS Grant, 1997

Stress and Arousal Symptoms in Individuals and Group - Persian Gulf War Symptoms as a Paradigm, USAMRAA, 1997

Electrophysiological Bases of Stimulant Drug Preference, NIDA, 1996 - present

A Search for Neuronal Apoptosis after Maternal Deprivation, NARSAD Grant, 1997 - present

Substance Use in the U.S. Armed Forces: 1950-1985, U.S. Army