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The next Faculty Development Seminar will be held Wednesday October 8, 2014 from 9:30-11:00am. The focus will be on service involvement in the community.


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Major Leadership Appointments, Activities and Achievements

Mike Martin has been appointed as lead psychologist at the Atlanta VAMC.

Walid Nasif has been appointed as the lead psychiatrist at the Atlanta VAMC.

Mark Rapaport was elected to the Executive Council of the Association of Academic Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry, as well as to the Board of Trustees of the APA working group to determine the course of educational activities of the APA. 


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Bowers, M. E., & Ressler, K. J. (2014). Interaction between the cholecystokinin and endogenous cannabinoid systems in cued fear expression and extinction retention. Neuropsychopharmacology.  Advance online publication. doi:10.1038/npp.2014.225

Fareed, A. (Ed.) (in press). Heroin addiction: Prevalence, treatment approaches and health consequences. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
   -  Pamela Eidender and Bethany Ketchen contributed to this book.

Fite, P. J., Rubens, S. L., Preddy, T. M., Raine, A. & Pardini, D. A. (2014). Reactive/proactive aggression and the development of internalizing problems in males: The moderating effect of parent and peer relationships. Aggressive Behavior, 40, 68-78. doi:10.1002/ab.21498

Johnson, W. B., Skinner, C. J., & Kaslow, N. J. (2014). Relational mentoring in clinical supervision: The transformational supervisor. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 70. doi:10.1002/jclp.22128

Kable, J. A., Reynolds, J. N., Valenzuela, C. F., & Medina, A. E. (in press). Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Study Group: Alcohol. doi:10.1016/j.alcohol.2014.08.002

Lamis, D. A., Wilson, C. K., King, N. M., & Kaslow, N. J. (in press). Child abuse, social support, and social functioning in African American children. Journal of Family Violence. doi:10.1007/s10896-014-9639-9

Lofgren, S., Friedman, R., Ghermay, R., George, M., Pittman. J. R., Shahane, A., Zeimer, D., Del Rio, C., & Marconi, V. C. (2014). Integrating early palliative care for patients with HIV: Provider and patient perceptions of symptoms and need for services. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. doi:10.1177/104990914550391

Preddy, T. M., Fite, P. J., Wimsatt, A. R., Vitulano, M. L., & Gaertner, A. E. (2014). The role of intimate exchange in the link between reactive aggression and child depressive symptoms, Journal of Child and Family Studies, 23, 510-520. doi:10.1007/s10826-012-9710-1

Honors, Awards, Rankings

Marianne Celano received the Distinguished Service Contributions Award from the Society for Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

Jennifer Felger is the recipient of a 2014 NARSAD Young Investigator Award entitled The neurocircuitry of inflammation-induced anhedonia in depression. Andy Miller is her mentor for this award.

Helen Mayberg will be the 2015 recipient of the Paul D. MacLean Award for Outstanding Neuroscience Research in Psychosomatic Medicine.

Barbara Rothbaum and Emory’s BraveHeart program will receive a grant from the Wounded Warrior Project to set up a national center for excellence for post 9/11 veterans.

Quality and Safety Initiatives and Capital Campaign Initiatives

Our Emory Healthcare Quality Monitors for the current quarter: HBIPS- 95%; Sub1 – 100%

Community Benefit Programs and Activities

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Emory in the Media

Nadine Kaslow: (1) St Louis Post Dispatch – How psychology can help Ferguson heal; (2) Atlanta Journal Constitution – On Janay Rice, the wrong questions; (3) CNN – 10 best apps to train your brain; (4) AP – Corporal punishment on decline, debate renews; (5) NBCSNews,com – Domestic abuse: Online chat offers survivors a digital lifeline

Karen Rommelfanger: (1) USA Today – Light can switch bad memories to good

Other Accomplishments

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Belva, B. C., & Matson, J. L. (in press). Examining the psychometrics of the Psychopathology Inventory for Mentally Retarded Adults-II for individuals with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities. Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

Call, N. A., Reavis, A. R., McCracken, C. E., Gillespie, S. E., & Scheithauer, M. C. (2014). The impact of delays on parents’ perceptions of treatments for problem behavior. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi:10.1007/s10803-014-2257-9

Kapoor, S. & Thorn, B. E. (2014). Healthcare use and prescription of opioids in rural residents with pain. Rural and Remote Health, 14, 2879. Advance online publication. Available at 

Kapoor, S., Thorn, B. E., Bandy, O. & Clements, K. L. (2014), Pain referents used to respond to the Pain Catastrophizing Scale. European Journal of Pain. doi:10.1002/ejp.561.

Scheithauer, M. C., & Kelley, M. L. (2014). Self-monitoring by college students with ADHD: The impact on academic performance. Journal of Attention Disorders. doi:10.1177/1087054714553050

Scheithauer, M. C., & Tiger, J. H. (2014). Teaching Braille line tracking using stimulus fading. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 47, 612-616. doi:10.1002/jaba.129

Turygin, N., Matson, J. L., Williams, L. W., & Belva, B. C. (2014). The relationship of parental first concerns and autism spectrum disorder in an early intervention sample. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 8, 53-60.

Wann, D. L., Weaver, S., Belva, B., Ladd, S., & Armstrong, S. (in press). Investigating the impact of team identification on willingness to commit verbal and physical aggression by youth baseball spectators. Journal of Amateur Sport.


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