Tara Galovski, PhD, Director of the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD at the VA Boston Healthcare System, has joined the faculty as associate professor of psychiatry.
Dr. Galovski is a researcher in the field of trauma recovery. She focuses on the development and testing of Cognitive Processing Therapy for survivors of interpersonal assault, combat, community violence and motor vehicle accidents suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In her work with civilians, veterans and law enforcement, she has investigated the impact of gender differences, chronicity of trauma, type of trauma and the presence of comorbid psychiatric disorders on the development and maintenance of PTSD as well as the recovery from PTSD. Her research interests also include studying the presentation and expression of anger and health-related consequences of stress and anxiety.
Dr. Galovski received her undergraduate degree from University of Rochester and received her doctorate in clinical psychology from SUNY-Albany. Her residency was completed at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She joined the faculty of the University of Missouri- St. Louis before coming to BUSM. She holds numerous roles on journal editorial boards and professional societies.
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- State University of New York at Albany, PhD
- State University of New York at Albany, MA
- University of Rochester, BA
- Published on 9/26/2023
Nillni YI, Horenstein A, McClendon J, Duke CC, Sawdy M, Galovski TE. The impact of perceived everyday discrimination and income on racial and ethnic disparities in PTSD, depression, and anxiety among veterans. PLoS One. 2023; 18(9):e0291965. PMID: 37751447.
- Published on 8/22/2023
Fox AB, Baier AL, Alpert E, Nillni YI, Galovski TE. Psychosocial and Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Mental Health of Veteran Men and Women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2023 Oct; 32(10):1041-1051. PMID: 37610854.
- Published on 6/21/2023
Rossi FS, Nillni Y, Fox AB, Galovski TE. The association between lifetime trauma exposure typologies and mental health outcomes among veterans. Psychiatry Res. 2023 Aug; 326:115321. PMID: 37356252.
- Published on 5/23/2023
Alpert E, Baier AL, Galovski TE. Psychiatric Issues in Women Veterans. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2023 Sep; 46(3):621-633. PMID: 37500255.
- Published on 4/27/2023
Galovski TE, McSweeney LB, Woolley MG, Alpert E, Nillni YI. The Relative Impact of Different Types of Military Sexual Trauma on Long-Term PTSD, Depression, and Suicidality. J Interpers Violence. 2023 Aug; 38(15-16):9465-9491. PMID: 37102588.
- Published on 3/29/2023
Alpert E, Carpenter JK, Smith BN, Woolley MG, Raterman C, Farmer CC, Kehle-Forbes SM, Galovski TE. Leveraging observational data to identify in-session patient and therapist predictors of cognitive processing therapy response and completion. J Trauma Stress. 2023 Apr; 36(2):397-408. PMID: 36987703.
- Published on 3/29/2023
Alpert E, Carpenter JK, Smith BN, Woolley MG, Raterman C, Farmer CC, Kehle-Forbes SM, Galovski TE. Leveraging observational data to identify in-session patient and therapist predictors of cognitive processing therapy response and completion. J Trauma Stress. 2023 Mar 29. PMID: 36987703.
- Published on 3/16/2023
Woolley MG, Smith BN, Micol RL, Farmer CC, Galovski TE. Evaluating the relative contribution of patient effort and therapist skill in integrating homework into treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychol Trauma. 2023 Mar 16. PMID: 36931843.
- Published on 1/28/2023
Likitlersuang J, Salat DH, Fortier CB, Iverson KM, Werner KB, Galovski T, McGlinchey RE. Intimate partner violence and brain imaging in women: A neuroimaging literature review. Brain Inj. 2023 Jan 28; 37(2):101-113. PMID: 36729954.
- Published on 1/20/2023
Galovski TE, Rossi FS, Fox AB, Vogt D, Duke CC, Nillni YI. Relationship of perceived neighborhood danger with depression and PTSD among veterans: The moderating role of social support and neighborhood cohesion. Am J Community Psychol. 2023 Jun; 71(3-4):395-409. PMID: 36661400.
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