Jillian C. Shipherd, PhD
Voluntary Professor
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, 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
  2. 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;
  3. 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;
  4. 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
  5. Jasuja GK, Reisman JI, Rao SR, Wolfe HL, Hughto JMW, Reisner SL, Shipherd JC. Social Stressors and Health Among Older Transgender and Gender Diverse Veterans. LGBT Health. 2023; 10(2):148-157.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36454239; PMCID: PMC10081710; DOI: 10.1089/lgbt.2022.0012;
  6. Hahn H, Burkitt KH, Kauth MR, Shipherd JC, Blosnich JR. Primary sources of health care among LGBTQ+ veterans: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Health Serv Res. 2023 Apr; 58(2):392-401. PMID: 36331086; PMCID: PMC10012229; DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.14096;
  7. Salomaa AC, Livingston NA, Bryant WT, Herbitter C, Harper K, Sloan CA, Hinds Z, Gyuro L, Valentine SE, Shipherd JC. A bottom-up approach to developing a unified trauma-minority stress model for transgender and gender diverse people. Psychol Trauma. 2023 May; 15(4):618-627.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36201832
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
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