J. Cobb Scott PhD Clin

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Biographical Info

J. Cobb Scott completed a B.A. in Psychology at Wesleyan University, a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with specialization in Neuropsychology at the University of California, San Diego, and clinical internship at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. Dr. Scott joined the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences Division of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in 2012. His research interests include: neuroscience of PTSD; using FMRI and neuropsychological methods to investigate the overlap between PTSD and substance abuse; the relationship between neuropsychological and everyday functioning outcomes in psychiatric disorders.


Education & Training

Ph.D. Clin
University of California San Diego School of Med. (2009)

Honors & Recognition

  • NIH Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program Recipient
    NIMH (2011)
  • Benton-Meier Scholarship
    American Psychological Association, Division 40 (2006)
  • Theodore H. Blau Student Poster Award
    National Academy of Neuropsychology (2007)

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