Joan M. Cook, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Mental Health Services Research, Division of | Psychology Section

Faculty Research

Biography

Dr. Joan Cook is an Associate Professor in the Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry. She has nearly 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 World Trade Center bombing. She has served as the principal investigator on four grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, as well as grants from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) Guideline Development Panel for PTSD, the 2016 President of APA’s Division of Trauma Psychology and a regular contributor to Time Ideas.

Education & Training

PhD Nova Southeastern University (1999)
MS Nova Southeastern University (1995)

Honors & Recognition

  • Outstanding Service to the Field of Trauma PsychologyAmerican Psychological Association Division of Trauma Psychology (2016)

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Contact Info

Joan M. Cook, PhD
Mailing Address
Department of Psychiatry950 Campbell Avenue; NEPEC/182
West Haven, CT 06516