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

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. Lehavot K, Beaver K, Rhew I, Dashtestani K, Upham M, Shipherd J, Kauth M, Kaysen D, Simpson T. Disparities in Mental Health and Health Risk Behaviors for LGBT Veteran Subgroups in a National U.S. Survey. LGBT Health. 2022 Nov; 9(8):543-554. PMID: 35766966
  2. Lynch KE, Livingston NA, Gatsby E, Shipherd JC, DuVall SL, Williams EC. Alcohol-attributable deaths and years of potential life lost due to alcohol among veterans: Overall and between persons with minoritized and non-minoritized sexual orientations. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 Aug 01; 237:109534.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35717789
  3. Livingston NA, Lynch KE, Hinds Z, Gatsby E, DuVall SL, Shipherd JC. Identifying Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Disparity Among Transgender Veterans Using Nationwide Veterans Health Administration Electronic Health Record Data. LGBT Health. 2022 Feb-Mar; 9(2):94-102.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34981963
  4. Berke DS, Ruben MA, Liautaud MM, Meterko M, Kauth MR, Shipherd JC. Discrimination Exposure Based on Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation of Veterans Affairs Health Administration Patients. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2022; 33(2):714-725.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35574871
  5. Lynch KE, Shipherd JC, Gatsby E, Viernes B, DuVall SL, Blosnich JR. Sexual orientation-related disparities in health conditions that elevate COVID-19 severity. Ann Epidemiol. 2022 02; 66:5-12. PMID: 34785397; PMCID: PMC8601164; DOI: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2021.11.006;
  6. 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. 2021 Nov 13. PMID: 34791410
  7. Coleman JN, Batchelder AW, Kirakosian N, Choi KW, Shipherd JC, Bedoya CA, Safren SA, Ironson G, O'Cleirigh C. Indirect effects of dissociation on the relationship between lifetime PTSD symptoms and condomless sex among men who have sex with men with a history of childhood sexual abuse. J Trauma Dissociation. 2022 May-Jun; 23(3):279-295. PMID: 34678135; PMCID: PMC9023598; DOI: 10.1080/15299732.2021.1989118;
  8. Shipherd JC, Lynch K, Gatsby E, Hinds Z, DuVall SL, Livingston NA. Estimating prevalence of PTSD among veterans with minoritized sexual orientations using electronic health record data. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2021 Oct; 89(10):856-868.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34807660
  9. Wolfe HL, Reisman JI, Yoon SS, Blosnich JR, Shipherd JC, Vimalananda VG, Rao SR, Hashemi L, Berlowitz D, Goodman M, Livingston NA, Reece SG, Jasuja GK. Validating Data-Driven Methods for Identifying Transgender Individuals in the Veterans Health Administration of the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 09 01; 190(9):1928-1934.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34467408
  10. Goodwin CL, Driver JA, Shipherd JC, Yeterian JD, Mori DL. Fallen Between the Cracks: Protecting Research Staff From Participant-Perpetrated Harassment. J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2021 10; 16(4):389-395.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34180742
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