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UTSA Disability Services hosts talk by chronic pain, trauma management expert

Don McGeary

Don McGeary

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(Feb. 24, 2012) -- The UTSA Office of Disability Services will present a talk by Don McGeary, a psychiatrist and nationally recognized expert in chronic pain and trauma management including PTSD (post-traumatic stress syndrome). Free and open to UTSA students, faculty and staff, the lecture "Veterans in the Classroom: PTSD on Campus or Clash of Culture?" will be 2-3 p.m., Friday, March 2 in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the UTSA Main Campus.

McGeary is a board-certified clinical health psychologist and assistant professor and clinical psychology internship training director in the Department of Psychiatry at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

Additionally, he is principal investigator for a $1.6 million study testing a cognitive behavioral psychotherapy for comorbid chronic pain and PTSD among injured service members with the $25 million STRONG STAR Research Consortium investigating treatments for combat-related PTSD among military personnel.

Disability Services will offer certificates of attendance for students to submit to professors offering extra credit for attending the event as well as CEU credit for those with licensure requirements.

For those who need an accommodation to attend the program, contact Kim Arrendell, Disability Services, at 210-458-2940.

 

 

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