Welcome

This is an exciting time to provide care for women in the VA and to be part of a fellowship program for Women’s Health! Women Veteran enrollment is outpacing that of men.  We have seen …

Eligibility & Applications Process

Eligible physicians must: have graduated from an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited residency; be board certified or board eligible in internal medicine (or one of its subspecialties), family medicine/practice, gynecology, psychiatry, or surgery; have …

Rachel Zelkowitz, PhD – Boston Fellow

2020 Publications Zelkowitz, R.L., Mitchell, K.S., Grossman, S.L., Nillni, Y.I., Gradus, J.L., & Galovski, T.E. (in press). Latent class analysis of self-directed violence and indirect self-harm behaviors: Gender differences and association with mental health symptoms. Medical Care.​ Zelkowitz, …

Mercedes Szpunar, PhD, MD – San Diego Alumna

2020 Presentation Szpunar, M.J., Malaktaris, A., Baca, S., Hauger, R., Lang, A.J. (2020). Alterations in estradiol and inflammatory cytokines from pregnancy to postpartum in women veterans with depression: A pilot investigation. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 59th Annual (virtual) Meeting.

Lane Ritchie, PhD, MA – Los Angeles Fellow

2020 Presentation Ritchie, L. L., O’Reilly-Treter, M., Stanley, S. M., & Rhoades, G. K. (November, 2020). Impacts of a relationship and co-parenting intervention for disadvantaged, expectant couples. In: M. O’Reilly-Treter (chair), Better Access and Better Outcomes: Relationship Education Programs …

Chandra Khalifian, PhD – San Diego Fellow

2020 Publications Khalifian, C. E., Leifker, F., Morland, L., Depp, C., Glynn, S., Bryan, C. (accepted). Treatment for Relationships and Safety Together (TR&ST): A novel couple-based suicide-specific intervention. The Behavior Therapist.​ Szpunar, M. J., Khalifian, C. E., Lang, …