Kermit A Crawford, PhD
Emeritus Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry

PhD, Boston College
MA, University of Virginia

Dr. Crawford is Emeritus Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. He received his doctorate from Boston College, and a Designated Forensic Psychologist and researcher. He is the former Director of the Center for Multicultural Mental Health (CMMH) of Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center and former Executive Director of the Massachusetts Marathon Bombing Victims/Survivors Resiliency Center. Dr. Crawford has done extensive work in multicultural behavioral health disaster response, trauma and culturally-informed practices across the nation. He is a member of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Advisory Committee on Clinical Guidelines and Behavioral Health, The Committee on Developing Evidence-Based Standards for Psychosocial Interventions for Mental Disorders (Institute of Medicine), and the Disaster Behavioral Health Response Cadre of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Dr. Crawford is the recipient of the 2012 Excellence in Diversity Training Award from the Association of Post-doctoral and Psychology Internship Centers (APPIC). He also was recipient of the Dr. James Jones Lifetime Achievement Award (2012-APA Minority Fellowship Program) and the 2014 Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Award from the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. Dr. Crawford is of African-American descent and is an alumnus of CMTP.

Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center

Victims of Crime Act (VOCA)
07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004 (PI)
Comm of Mass - MOVA

Assessing Cultural Competence in Psychiatry Residency Training
09/01/2001 - 03/23/2003 (PI)
HHS/SAMHSA/Center for Mental Health Services

Community Action Grant for Service System Change
09/30/1999 - 02/28/2001 (PI)
HHS/SAMHSA/Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
1 KD1 SM52703 01

Massachusetts Victim Resiliency Center - Direct Behavioral Health Services
07/01/2014 - 08/31/2017 (PI)

All Hazards Pyschological Trauma Coordination Network Community Health Center Agreements
06/01/2014 - 06/30/2015 (PI)

DMH Master Agreement-Psychological First Aid: Refugees, Asylees, Immigrants, and Victims of Violence
08/01/2014 - 09/30/2014 (PI)

Keepin' it Real: Interventions to Break the Cycle of Youth Violence
04/23/2014 - 06/30/2014 (PI)
Massachusetts Dept. of Mental Health

2013-2014 Disaster and Mental Health Training Series
08/01/2013 - 06/30/2014 (PI)

Psychological First Aid: Refugees, Asylees, Immigrants and Victims of Violence
09/01/2013 - 09/30/2013 (PI)

Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology
08/01/2010 - 07/31/2013 (PI)
5D40 HP19632-02-00

2012-2013 Disaster Mental Health Training Series
08/13/2012 - 06/30/2013 (PI)

RSP Program - Crisis Counseling Program for Disaster
08/26/2010 - 12/31/2012 (PI)

Disaster Preparedness & Response Resilience Training
11/14/2011 - 06/30/2012 (PI)

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  1. Henderson Daniel J, Rozensky RH, Grus CL, Brown KS, Gómez CA, Bruner L, Crawford KA, Hewitt A, McQuaid EL, Mio JS, Montalvan C, Reeb RN, Ruiz A, Sheras P, Siegel W, Taylor JM, Williams W, Ameen EJ, Andrade J. The Citizen Psychologist Curriculum-Preparing psychologists for public service: The 2018 American Psychological Association Presidential Initiative. Psychol Serv. 2021 Aug; 18(3):328-334. PMID: 31971438
  2. Hollon SD, Areán PA, Craske MG, Crawford KA, Kivlahan DR, Magnavita JJ, Ollendick TH, Sexton TL, Spring B, Bufka LF, Galper DI, Kurtzman H. Development of clinical practice guidelines. Annu Rev Clin Psychol. 2014; 10:213-41. PMID: 24679179; DOI: 10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-050212-185529;
  3. Kirby RL, Crawford KA, Smith C, Thompson KJ, Sargeant JM. A wheelchair workshop for medical students improves knowledge and skills: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2011 Mar; 90(3):197-206. PMID: 21273901; DOI: 10.1097/PHM.0b013e318206398a;
  4. Crawford KA, Flannery RB. Critical incident stress management and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner: preliminary inquiry. Int J Emerg Ment Health. 2002; 4(2):93-7. PMID: 12166019
  5. Kiefer MC, Crawford KA, Boley LJ, Landsberg KE, Gibson HL, Kaslow DC, Barr PJ. Identification and cloning of a locus of serine repeat antigen (sera)-related genes from Plasmodium vivax. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1996 Jun; 78(1-2):55-65. PMID: 8813677
  6. Crawford KA, Hirshfield AN, De Paolo LV. Correlation of age-associated increases in follicle stimulating hormone secretion with decreases in antral follicles: failure of progesterone-induced acyclicity to prevent these changes. Mech Ageing Dev. 1992 Jun; 64(1-2):111-22. PMID: 1630151

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