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Introducing: New Partnerships

January 2012

Collaborators include Dr. Benjamin Rodriguez (University of Southern Illinois), Dr. Stephen Melka (The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee), and Dr. Steven Lancaster (Drake University).

Dr. Rodriguez is Chair of the Department of Psychology and Associate Professor at the University of Southern Illinois. Dr. Rodriguez holds expertise in adult anxiety disorders, specifically social anxiety disorder (SAD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); cognitive/attentional aspects of anxiety and depressive conditions; and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Dr. Melka is a Doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Southern Illinois and Fellow at The Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. His research interests include anxiety disorders, emotion regulation, assessment, and psychometrics.

Dr. Lancaster is Associate Professor of Psychology at Drake University. While his research focuses on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) he has recently been expanded to include how people generally respond to traumatic and stressful experiences and what predicts these responses.