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About Jameson K. Hirsch

Dr. Hirsch is an Associate Professor, and Assistant Chair of Assessment and Research, in the Department of Psychology at East Tennessee State University. He is the Director of the Laboratory of Resilience in Psychological and Physical Health (LRPPH).

Dr. Hirsch received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Wyoming (2003). He completed his clinical internship at SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Syracuse, New York (2002-2003), and was awarded an NIMH NRSA Research Fellowship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (2003-2006). In 2006-2007, Dr. Hirsch was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Rochester Institute of Technology. He maintains a research appointment at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, as well as in the College of Public Health at ETSU, and as a Research Scientist at the Mountain Home VAMC. He is also a Visiting Professor at Hochschule Coburg (Coburg University og Applied Sciences and Arts), Coburg, Germany.

Dr. Hirsch currently serves on the Editorial Boards of several journals, including Cognitive Therapy and ResearchJournal of Rural Mental HealthInternational Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, and Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, and is a Consultant and Investigator on numerous Foundation and NIH grants. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles and has presented his work more than 300 times at professional conferences. Dr. Hirsch is also a Co-Editor on three books, focused on positive psychology in racial/ethnic groups, on cognitive behavioral models of treatment for depression and anxiety in diverse racial and ethnic groups, and on the application of positive psychology to suicide prevention.

Positions

Present Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of Assessment and Research, East Tennessee State University
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Present Director, East Tennessee State University Laboratory of Resilience in Psychological and Physical Health (LRPPH)
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • 2005-2006 - Senior Research Fellow – Appointed as senior fellow of NIMH NRSA Post-Doctoral Fellowship – University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, CSPS
  • 2011 – Present - U.S. National Representative Section Member – Invited as National Representative Awarded membership in World Suicidology Net, World Psychiatric Association
  • 2012 - Author Spotlight – Journal of American College Health. Invited interview, and featured article made available free online, for special issue on suicide prevention
  • 2013 - ETSU College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Research Award. (2013). Awarded annually for excellence in research by College of Arts and Sciences, East Tennessee State University
  • 2012-2014 - Hayward Faculty of Excellence Award. Department of Psychology, ETSU. Awarded for excellence in research, teaching and service

Education

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September 2003August 2006 NIMH NRSA Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center
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September 2002August 2003 Clinical Psychology Internship, Department Psychiatry, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University
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September 1998December 2003 PhD, Clinical Psychology Minor, Statistics, University of Wyoming
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September 1992June 1994 MA, Clinical Psychology, East Tennessee State University
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September 1987May 1992 BS, Psychology, East Tennessee State University
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Contact Information

P.O. Box 70649
Johnson City, TN 37614

Office: 424D Rogers-Stout Hall
Phone: 423-439-4463

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Peer-Reviewed Publications (76)