William Christopher Skidmore, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

William Christopher Skidmore
150 S Huntington Avenue


Dr. Skidmore is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and a Clinical Education and Resources Coordinator, MST Support Team, in the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD, which focuses on the special issues of women and PTSD, including pioneering research on the psychological impact of military service on women Veterans.

Dr. Skidmore completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship at the VA Boston & the National Center for PTSD in 2008. He received his PhD & MS in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern University in 2007 & 2004, and a BA in Psychology from the University of Rochester in 2000. His expertise and interests include substance use disorders, military sexual trauma, and diversity and cultural competence.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • Northwestern University, PhD
  • Northwestern University, MS
  • University of Rochester, BA


  • Published on 6/1/2011

    Shipherd JC, Maguen S, Skidmore WC, Abramovitz SM. Potentially traumatic events in a transgender sample: Frequency and associated symptoms. Traumatology. 2011; 17(2):56-67.

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  • Published on 1/1/2011

    Skidmore WC, Roy M. Practical considerations for addressing substance use disorders in veterans and service members. Soc Work Health Care. 2011; 50(1):85-107. PMID: 21240773.

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  • Published on 11/16/2006

    Skidmore WC, Linsenmeier JA, Bailey JM. Gender nonconformity and psychological distress in lesbians and gay men. Arch Sex Behav. 2006 Dec; 35(6):685-97. PMID: 17109224.

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