Jillian C. Shipherd, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry

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

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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 Boston University 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.

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

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  1. Burgess C, Kauth MR, Klemt C, Shanawani H, Shipherd JC. Evolving Sex and Gender in Electronic Health Records. Fed Pract. 2019 Jun; 36(6):271-277. PMID: 31258320.
  2. Livingston NA, Berke DS, Ruben MA, Matza AR, Shipherd JC. Experiences of trauma, discrimination, microaggressions, and minority stress among trauma-exposed LGBT veterans: Unexpected findings and unresolved service gaps. Psychol Trauma. 2019 Apr 18.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30998062.
  3. O'Cleirigh C, Safren SA, Taylor SW, Goshe BM, Bedoya CA, Marquez SM, Boroughs MS, Shipherd JC. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Trauma and Self-Care (CBT-TSC) in Men Who have Sex with Men with a History of Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Randomized Controlled Trial. AIDS Behav. 2019 Apr 15. PMID: 30993478.
  4. Blosnich JR, Shipherd JC, Kauth MR. Are There Differences in Anti-Gay Beliefs Among U.S. Veterans and Non-Veterans? Results from the General Social Survey. J Homosex. 2019 Apr 02; 1-11. PMID: 30938657.
  5. Carter SP, Allred KM, Tucker RP, Simpson TL, Shipherd JC, Lehavot K. Discrimination and Suicidal Ideation Among Transgender Veterans: The Role of Social Support and Connection. LGBT Health. 2019 Feb/Mar; 6(2):43-50. PMID: 30714839.
  6. Batchelder AW, Safren SA, Coleman JN, Boroughs MS, Thiim A, Ironson GH, Shipherd JC, O'Cleirigh C. Indirect Effects From Childhood Sexual Abuse Severity to PTSD: The Role of Avoidance Coping. J Interpers Violence. 2018 Sep 22; 886260518801030. PMID: 30246600.
  7. Ruben MA, Blanch-Hartigan D, Shipherd JC. To Know Another's Pain: A Meta-analysis of Caregivers' and Healthcare Providers' Pain Assessment Accuracy. Ann Behav Med. 2018 Jul 13; 52(8):662-685.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30010705.
  8. Shipherd JC, Ruben MA, Livingston NA, Curreri A, Skolnik AA. Treatment experiences among LGBT veterans with discrimination-based trauma exposure: A pilot study. J Trauma Dissociation. 2018 Jul-Sep; 19(4):461-475.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29601292.
  9. Shipherd JC, Darling JE, Klap RS, Rose D, Yano EM. Experiences in the Veterans Health Administration and Impact on Healthcare Utilization: Comparisons Between LGBT and Non-LGBT Women Veterans. LGBT Health. 2018 07; 5(5):303-311. PMID: 29979640.
  10. Blosnich JR, Cashy J, Gordon AJ, Shipherd JC, Kauth MR, Brown GR, Fine MJ. Using clinician text notes in electronic medical record data to validate transgender-related diagnosis codes. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Jul 01; 25(7):905-908. PMID: 29635362.
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