Meaghan Stacy, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

Meaghan Stacy, Ph.D. is a regional and national expert in consultation and systems change. Her research, training, clinical, consultation, and administrative efforts focus on the development and improvement of healthcare systems. She provides education regarding the implementation and evaluation of recovery-oriented and patient-centered mental healthcare to support the recovery of individuals with serious mental illnesses (SMI). Beyond mental health systems, she enhances healthcare organizations by providing consultation regarding systems transformation, interdisciplinary team functioning, and organizational health throughout the eight VA medical centers in New England. Through data-driven consultation and action planning, she drives performance improvement and systems change, which overlaps with her academic efforts focused on improving healthcare provision and systems.  

 

Education & Training

PhD American University (2011)
MA American University
BA The Johns Hopkins University (2006)

Honors & Recognition

  • Distinguished Psychologist Award for EducationVA Connecticut Healthcare System (2018)

  • American Psychological Association Early Career Psychologist Outstanding Poster Award (2017)

  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association Award of Distinction: Le Roy Spaniol Educator Award (2017)

  • American Psychological Association Early Career Psychologist Achievement Award (2016)

  • American University Dissertation Fellowship Award (2010)

  • American Academy of Political and Social Science Junior Fellow (2006)

Professional Service

  • American Psychological Association Division 18: Psychologists in Public Service, Serious Mental Illness/Severe Emotional Disturbance Section (2018 - Present) Chair

  • VA Psychology Training Council- Model Curriculum Committee (2018 - Present) Member

  • American Psychological Association Division 18: Psychologists in Public Service, Serious Mental Illness/Severe Emotional Disturbance Section (2016 - Present) Chair-Elect

  • American Psychological Association Division 18: Psychologists in Public Service, Serious Mental Illness/Severe Emotional Disturbance Section (2014 - 2016) Secretary

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