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  • Julie A. Schumacher-Coffey, PhD

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    Associate Professor
    Vice Director, Clinical Psychology
    Residency Training Consortium
    Phone: (601) 815-5588 

    Education

    • BA - Stanford University, 1995
    • MA - State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1999
    • PhD - State University of New York, Stony Brook, 2001

    Background

    • Clinical internship, Napa State Hospital, 2000-01
    • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism postdoctoral research fellow, Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2001-04
    • Research scientist, Research Institute on Addictions, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2004
    • Assistant professor, psychiatry, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2004-09
    • Psychologist, Division of Mental Health, G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VAMC, 2005-present
    • Associate professor, psychiatry, UMMC, 2009-present
    • Vice director, Clinical Psychology Residency Training Consortium, UMMC, 2009-present

    Special interests

    Dr. Schumacher-Coffey’s primary scholarly interests are in the areas of intimate partner violence, drug and alcohol abuse, motivational interviewing, and dissemination of evidence-based practices. She has received funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study the etiology and treatment of intimate partner violence in individuals with alcohol dependence and from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to develop a novel curriculum for the dissemination of Motivational Interviewing. She has also served as primary mentor on an F32 postdoctoral fellowship funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism and served as a co-investigator or consultant on several grants.