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Patrick Calhoun, PhD

 

 
Patrick Calhoun, PhD   

Dr. Calhoun is a clinical psychologist with expertise in the psychological, behavioral, and health consequences of traumatic stress as well as the provision of cognitive-behavioral interventions for smoking cessation and substance misuse. His current research interests include the identification of innovative health behavior change interventions, especially those that increase reach of intensive behavioral treatments.

EDUCATION:

  • 1998, PhD in Clinical Psychology/Social Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
  • 1996, MA in Clinical Psychology/Social Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
  • 1992, BA in Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 2014-present  Associate Director, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

  • 2014-present  Associate Professor, Division of Behavioral Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham , NC

  • 2006-present  Director, Health Services Research Core, VA Mid-Atlantic Region Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Durham, NC

  • 2005-present  Director, Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program in Psychology, VA Mid-Atlantic Region, Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, Durham, NC

  • 2001-2010    Co-Director, Psychology Training Program, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham NC

  • 2001-2014    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

  • 2000-present  Staff Psychologist, Psychology Section, Mental Health Service Line, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC

  • 2000-present   Research Associate, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC

  • 1998-2000  Fellow, VA HSR&D Center for Health Service Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center and Department of General Internal Medicine

SERVICE:

  • 2017 Invited Reviewer, National Institute of Health: Interventions to Prevent and Treat Addictions (IPTA) Study Section. Risk, Prevention and Health Behavior Integrated Review Group
  • 2016 Invited Reviewer, National Institute of Health: Interventions to Prevent and Treat Addictions (IPTA) Study Section. Risk, Prevention and Health Behavior Integrated Review Group
  • 2013-2016 Member, VA Merit Review Board: HSR-2, Patient and Special Population Determinants of Health and Care, VA Health Services Research and Development Service
  • 2010-2015 VA Lead and Point of Contact, Department of Defense/Veterans Affairs Integrated Mental Health Strategy; Strategic Action #26 Working Group; Translation of Mental Health Research into Innovative programs and policy.
  • 2005-2008 Co-Chair, Durham VA Medical Center Institutional Review Board
  • 2004-2005 Member, Durham VA Medical Center Institutional Review Board
  • 2001-2003 Member, Durham VA Medical Center Ethics Committee

AWARDS AND HONORS:

  • 2001   The Humanity Award, American Red Cross, Central North Carolina Chapter

RECENTLY FUNDED RESEARCH:

R01 CA196304   Calhoun (PI) NCI 2/1/15-1/31/19
Title: Mobile Contingency Management for Smoking Cessation in Returning US Veterans
The goal of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a combined tele-health and mobile contingency management intervention to reduce smoking in veteran smokers with service in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Role: PI

R01 CA196304 02S1 Calhoun (PI)  NCI  8/1/16-6/30/18
Title: Diversity Supplement to R01CA196304
This diversity supplement will provide support to a graduate student to explore factors associated with racial differences in smoking cessation outcomes specific to behavioral measures of impulsivity.
Role: PI/Mentor

VA Merit Review I01 HX001109 Calhoun (PI) VA HSR&D 6/1/13-5/31/17 
Title: Abstinence Reinforcement Therapy (ART) for Rural Veteran Smokers
The goal of this study is to evaluate the impact of an intensive behavioral therapy for smoking cessation that combines mobile contingency management, cognitive behavioral counseling, and NRT (nicotine replacement therapy).
Role: PI

VA Merit Review I01 RX001301 Beckham (PI)  VA RR&D 10/1/14-9/30/18
Title: Abstinence Reinforcement Therapy (ART) for Homeless Veteran Smokers
The goal of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a combined tele-health and mobile contingency management intervention compared to enrollment in a VA specialty smoking cessation clinic.
Role: Co-Investigator

VA Merit Review I01 HX000804 Gierisch (PI) VA HSR&D           6/1/15-5/31/19                    
Title: Adjunctive Mood Management for Telephone-based Smoking Cessation in Primary Care           
This study will evaluate a telephone-delivered smoking cessation intervention augmented with behavioral mood management on rates of abstinence among Veterans with chronic medical illnesses, and depression.
Role:  Co-Investigator

R34 DA038272 Beckham (PI)  NIDA  5/1/15-4/30/18
Title: Mobile Health Technology to Enhance Abstinence in Smokers with Schizophrenia
The purpose of the current study is to evaluate a combined treatment focusing on mobile technologies for smoking cessation in smokers with schizophrenia.
Role: Co-Investigator

R01 HL130322 Watkins (PI) NHLBI 2/6/16-1/31/21
The Effect of Reducing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms on Cardiovascular Risk
This study is testing whether PTSD treatment will reverse dysfunction in the autonomic nervous system, inflammation, and vascular endothelial dysfunction.
Role: Co-Investigator

VA Merit Review I01 CX001486 Kimbrel (PI) VA CSR&D 1/1/17-12/31/20
Title: Nonsuicidal Self-Injury in Veterans with PTSD
The goals of this project include: (1) Quantifying the prospective impact of NSSI on key functional outcomes, including treatment utilization, and (2) Identifying factors that underlie and maintain NSSI.
Role: Co-Investigator

Mid-Atlantic MIRECC Fairbank (PI)  VA OMHS 10/1/14-9/30/19
The VA Mid-Atlantic Mental Illness Research, Education & Clinical Center (MIRECC) develops and applies scientific knowledge and best practices to enhance post-deployment mental health for our Nation's Veterans.
Role: PI on Health Services Research Core

 

View Dr. Calhoun's PubMed Link to see his publications