Jillian C. Shipherd, PhD
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo
MA, State University of New York at Buffalo
BA, State University of New York at Albany

Dr. Shipherd is currently a Clinical Research Psychologist at the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System, she is also one of two part-time Directors of the LGBT Health Program for the Veterans Health Administration in Washington DC, and a Professor of Psychiatry at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Shipherd earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the State University of NY at Buffalo, and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Boston Consortium at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Shipherd’s area of expertise is the interface of mental and physical health subsequent to trauma with a focus on sexual and gender minority populations. More broadly, she has published on improving healthcare system responses to the unique needs of LGBT Veterans. She is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. Dr. Kauth and Dr. Shipherd are the editors of the 2018 book, Adult Transgender Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Training Mental Health Professionals.

VA Boston Healthcare System

HIV Prevention and Trauma Treatment for MSM with Childhood Sexual Abuse Histories
08/01/2012 - 05/31/2016 (Subcontract PI)
Massachusetts General Hospital NIH NIMH

Trauma Treatment and Recovery in LGBT Veterans

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  1. Wolfe HL, Jeon A, Goulet JL, Simpson TL, Eleazer JR, Jasuja GK, Blosnich JR, Kauth MR, Shipherd JC, Littman AJ. Non-affirmation minority stress, internalized transphobia, and subjective cognitive decline among transgender and gender diverse veterans aged 45 years and older. Aging Ment Health. 2024 Apr 03; 1-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38567655
  2. Singh RS, Landes SJ, Abraham TH, McFrederick P, Kauth MR, Shipherd JC, Kirchner JE. Recruitment tools for transgender and gender diverse veterans in health care research. Psychol Serv. 2024 Mar 04. PMID: 38436647
  3. Singh RS, Landes SJ, Willging CE, Abraham TH, McFrederick P, Kauth MR, Shipherd JC, Kirchner JE. Implementation of LGBTQ+ affirming care policies in the Veterans Health Administration: preliminary findings on barriers and facilitators in the southern United States. Front Public Health. 2023; 11:1251565. PMID: 38352130; PMCID: PMC10861648; DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1251565;
  4. Wolfe HL, Boyer TL, Shipherd JC, Kauth MR, Jasuja GK, Blosnich JR. Barriers and Facilitators to Gender-affirming Hormone Therapy in the Veterans Health Administration. Ann Behav Med. 2023 Nov 16; 57(12):1014-1023.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37436725
  5. Fan CA, Upham M, Beaver K, Dashtestani K, Skiby MM, Pentel KZ, Rhew IC, Kauth MR, Shipherd JC, Kaysen D, Simpson T, Lehavot K. Recruiting Sexual and Gender Minority Veterans for Health Disparities Research: Recruitment Protocol of a Web-Based Prospective Cohort Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2023 Oct 02; 12:e43824. PMID: 37782536; PMCID: PMC10580138; DOI: 10.2196/43824;
  6. Boyer TL, Wolfe HL, Littman AJ, Shipherd JC, Kauth MR, Blosnich JR. Patient Experiences and Provider Perspectives on Accessing Gender-Affirming Surgical Services in the Veterans Health Administration. J Gen Intern Med. 2023 Dec; 38(16):3549-3557. PMID: 37670068; PMCID: PMC10713904; DOI: 10.1007/s11606-023-08389-9;
  7. Wolfe HL, Boyer TL, Rodriguez KL, Klima GJ, Shipherd JC, Kauth MR, Blosnich JR. Exploring Research Engagement and Priorities of Transgender and Gender Diverse Veterans. Mil Med. 2023 May 16; 188(5-6):e1224-e1231. PMID: 34791410
  8. Rose AJ, Hughto JMW, Dunbar MS, Quinn EK, Deutsch M, Feldman J, Radix A, Safer JD, Shipherd JC, Thompson J, Jasuja GK. Trends in Feminizing Hormone Therapy for Transgender Patients, 2006-2017. Transgend Health. 2023 Apr; 8(2):188-194.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37013092; PMCID: PMC10066771; DOI: 10.1089/trgh.2021.0041;
  9. Valentine SE, Smith AM, Miller K, Hadden L, Shipherd JC. Considerations and complexities of accurate PTSD assessment among transgender and gender diverse adults. Psychol Assess. 2023 May; 35(5):383-395.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36656725; PMCID: PMC10101923; DOI: 10.1037/pas0001215;
  10. Livingston NA, Gatsby E, Shipherd JC, Lynch KE. Causes of alcohol-attributable death and associated years of potential life lost among LGB and non-LGB veteran men and women in Veterans Health Administration. Addict Behav. 2023 Apr; 139:107587.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36571942
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