Faculty


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  • Natalie W. Gaughf, PhD, ABPP

    gaughf, natalie.jpgAssociate Professor
    Director of UMMC Academic
    Counseling Services
    Phone: (601) 815-4233
    E-mail: nwgaughf1@umc.edu

    Dr. Gaughf is the Director of the Office of Academic Support for the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) coordinating Academic Consulting Services and providing direct services to UMMC students, residents, fellows, and faculty. These services include assistance with skill development necessary for academic achievement and professional development. She also manages University Tutoring Services, the UMMC peer tutoring service available to all UMMC students as well as Academic Accommodations for UMMC. 
     
    Dr. Gaughf’s research and professional interests include academic consulting, medical education, health psychology, behavioral health, and tobacco use and dependence treatment. She has served in several leadership roles for the Mississippi Psychological Association and is actively involved in state and national efforts to increase access to behavioral health treatment. 
     
    Dr. Gaughf received a PhD in psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. She completed the Doctoral Residency Program at the VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System and the Health Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship in Primary Care in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.