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Email:  Elizabeth.outman@va.gov

Degree/Specialization:  Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology

Hospital Affiliation: Birmingham VAMC

VA Title:  Health Behavior Coordinator for Birmingham VAMC

Internship:  Mount Home VAMC

Post-doctoral Fellowship:  Michigan State University/FAME Consortium for Advanced Psychology Training (Health Psychology)

Certifications:   National Consultant for Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD

Primary Role/Patient Populations:  Training medical providers in effective communication/behavioral health intervention strategies (e.g., motivational interviewing); primary care psychology with emphasis on short-term evidence-based therapies; health related behavior change interventions (e.g., smoking cessation, weight management); exposure therapies for anxiety disorders.