Amy Brown

Amy Brown

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2015 Cohort; aebr256@uky.edu

Research interest:  mental health and suicide outcomes among military and veteran populations; specifically treatment seeking and access to care among military personnel and veterans

Dissertation chair: Dr. Julie Cerel

Mentors: Dr. Julie Cerel; Dr. Donna Schuman

Current Positions:  Counselor at Lexington Vet Center

Publications:

Miller, J., Donohue-Dioh, J., & Brown, A. (2018). Using concept mapping to develop a statewide kinship care coalition: A case study. Journal of Community Practice, 26(2), 1-22.

Grant Awards:

UK College pf Social Work Pilot Award: Effectiveness of a heart rate variability biofeedback intervention and mobile app on cardiac autonomic functioning in US veterans with combat-related  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder ($2,500; PI: D. Schuman)

Igniting Research Collaborations (IRC) Pilot Award:  Effectiveness of a heart rate variability biofeedback intervention and mobile app on cardiac autonomic functioning in US veterans with combat-related  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder ($6,000; PI: D. Schuman)

Selected Presentations:

Brown, A., & Cerel J. (2018, April). Comorbid traumatic death exposure and suicide exposure: Impact on mental health and suicide outcomes. Poster presented at the 51st American Association of Suicidology Conference, Washington, D.C.

Brown, A., & Cerel J. (2017, April). Exposure to traumatic death in military veterans:   Associations with suicide and mental health outcomes. Poster presented at the 50th American Association of Suicidology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

MSW:  University of South Florida