Principal Investigators

Alan L. Peterson, PhD, ABPP (Lt Col, US Air Force, Ret.)The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio STRONG STAR Consortium Director; Administrative Core Director; and Principal Investigator, "Outcomes of Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy Used in the Treatment of Combat Operational Stress Reactions in Deployed Settings"

Stacey Young-McCaughan, RN, PhD (COL, US Army, Ret.)The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

STRONG STAR Consortium Coordinator and Principal Investigator, "The Impact of the Treatment of PTSD on Comorbid Insomnia and Pain"

John Roache, PhDThe University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

STRONG STAR Deputy Director and Principal Investigator, "SSRI Treatment of Dual Diagnosis PTSD and Alcohol Dependence: A Test of the Serotonergic Hypothesis"

Jeffrey Cigrang, PhD (Lt Col, US Air Force, Ret.)Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Principal Investigator, "Brief Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Deployment-Related PTSD in Primary Care Settings: A Randomized Controlled Trial"

Edna Foa, PhDUniversity of Pennsylvania

Principal Investigator, "Prolonged Exposure for PTSD among OIF/OEF Personnel: Massed vs. Spaced Trials"

Peter Fox, MDThe University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Neuroimaging Core Director and Principal Investigator, "Neuroimaging Studies of PTSD and PTSD Treatment among Combat Veterans"

Robert Gatchel, PhDThe University of Texas at Arlington

Principal Investigator, "Treatment of PTSD and Chronic Pain after Traumatic Orthopedic Injury: A Randomized Clinical Trial"

Col Jay Higgs, MDBrooke Army Medical Center

Principal Investigator, "Prevalence of Fibromyalgia in PTSD Patients and Family Members"

Brett Litz, PhDVA Boston Healthcare System and Boston University School of Medicine

Assessment Core Director and Principal Investigator, "Who gets better and why? Predicting Outcome Trajectories in STRONG STAR Trials"

Jim Mintz, PhDThe University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Biostatistics, Data & Computing Services Core Director and Principal Investigator, "STRONG STAR Data Repository"

Candice Monson, PhDRyerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Principal Investigator, "Individual PE vs. Couples’ Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD"

Patricia Resick, PhDDuke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Principal Investigator, "Cognitive Processing Therapy for Combat-Related PTSD"

Randy Strong, PhDThe University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Principal Investigator, "Mechanisms of Vulnerability to PTSD: The Role of Early Life Stressors"

Douglas E. Williamson, PhDDuke University and Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC

"Genomics ∓ Basic Science Core Director and Principal Investigator, “Genetic and Environmental Predictors of Combat-Related PTSD"

Daniel Taylor, PhDThe University of North Texas

Principal Investigator, STRONG STAR Affiliated Study: "Comparing Internet and In-Person Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of Insomnia"

Donald McGeary, PhDUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Tabatha Blount, PhDUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Lt Col Monty Baker, PhD (US Air Force)

Brian P. Marx, PhDBehavioral Science Division, National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System

Donald McGeary, PhD, & CAPT Jeffrey Goodie, PhDDr. McGeary: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; CAPT Goodie: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences