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Mackenzie Shanahan, Ph.D.

Mackenzie

Advanced Postdoctoral Fellow, Health Services Research and Development, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness & Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Email: mackenzie.shanahan2@va.gov

Research Interests

  • Developing pragmatic and patient-centered psychosocial interventions to improve mental health and facilitate adaptive adjustment to chronic health conditions
  • Examining psychosocial factors (e.g., expectancies, goals, values, coping styles) that promote adaptive adjustment to chronic health conditions

Education

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Internship, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • M.S., Clinical Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, Indiana
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Awards and Activities

  • Clinical Excellence Award, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, 2021
  • University Fellowship, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, 2016

Dr. Shanahan's PubMed Link *

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