Heather Smith, Ph.D.
Heather Smith, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Heather attended Marquette University for her undergraduate training. She received her doctorate at the Ohio State University where she received the Ohio State University Graduate School Fellowship and graduated summa cum laude, and completed her postgraduate training in geropsychology at the Zablocki VAMC in Milwaukee.
Dr. Smith has academic interests in psychology training and supervision, research on healthcare staff communication and coping, and in directing the palliative care fellowship.
Heather Smith, Ph.D. is Lead Psychologist at the VAMC and Director of the Zablocki VAMC Interprofessional Fellowship in Palliative Care. She sees medical and geriatric patients at the Milwaukee VAMC.
A few publications include:
SMITH, H. M. (2008). Emotions. In S. Loue & M. Sajatovic (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Aging and Public Health.
SMITH, H. M. (2008). Psychological service needs of older women. Psychological Services, 4, 277-286.
Montagnini, M., SMITH, H. M., Moat, M., O'Leary, T., Ojeda, K., & Lisowski, E. (in press). Developing a palliative care program in the VA health care system. The Federal Practitioner.
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