Jaimie Gradus, PHD

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Women's Health Sciences Division,
Boston University,
USA

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Biography

Dr. Jaimie L. Gradus is an Epidemiologist at the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD, and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology at Boston University School of Medicine and School of Public Health. She attended Boston University School of Public Health, where she obtained her M.P.H. with a concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics and then her D.Sc. in epidemiology. Dr. Gradus's interests are in the associations between trauma, PTSD, suicidal behavior, and completed suicide. She is the winner of the 2009 Lilienfeld Prize from the Society for Epidemiologic Research for her paper on the association between PTSD and completed suicide. Dr. Gradus has recently completed work on a national survey study to evaluate deployment experiences and post-deployment psychological symptomatology among Veterans who served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, as well as an NIMH-funded study to construct a cohort of all people with ICD-10 severe stress and adjustment disorder diagnoses in Denmark from 1995-2011.

Research Interest

Dr. Gradus's interests are in the associations between trauma, PTSD, suicidal behavior, and completed suicide. She is the winner of the 2009 Lilienfeld Prize from the Society for Epidemiologic Research for her paper on the association between PTSD and completed suicide. Dr. Gradus has recently completed work on a national survey study to evaluate deployment experiences and post-deployment psychological symptomatology among Veterans who served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, as well as an NIMH-funded study to construct a cohort of all people with ICD-10 severe stress and adjustment disorder diagnoses in Denmark from 1995-2011.

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