Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor at Yale, Wife, Mother, Advocatefor Trauma Survivors
Dr. Joan Cook is an Associate Professor in the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. She has over 100 publications in the areas of traumatic stress, geriatric mental health and implementation science fields. Dr. Cook has worked clinically with a range of trauma survivors, including combat veterans and former prisoners of war, men and women who have been physically and sexually assaulted in childhood and adulthood, and survivors of the 2001 terrorist attack on the former World Trade Center. She has served as the principal investigator on four grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, as well as one grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and two from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. She was a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Guideline Development Panel for PTSD and the 2016 President of APA’s Division of Trauma Psychology.
Every Mother’s Nightmare: The Grace of My Sister In Law
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