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Associate Professor (in process)
Behavioral Sciences
Rush Medical College
1645 W. Jackson
Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-2003
(312) 942-4990
PhD, Developmental-Clinical Psychology, Stanford University, 1976

MA, Developmental Psychology, Stanford University, 1971
Behavior and Behavior Mechanisms, Behavioral Disciplines and Activities, Mental Disorders, Psychological Phenomena and Processes
Additional Training Experiences
Clinical Child Psychology Internship, Child Psychiatry Clinic, Stanford University Medical Center, 1975-1976

Post Doctoral Clinical Psychology Residency, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Texas, 1976-1977

Professional areas of Interest and Clinical Expertise
Stress and Traumatic Stress as it relates to children, adolescents, and women's lives and health

Child and Adolescents; School Problems and Mental Health Problems

Marital Therapy

Dual Career Couples

Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Depression

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (i.e. patients or their family with serious illness; motor vehicle accidents; sexual or physical assault; work injury; emotional abuse; domestic abuse, sexual abuse, neglect; witnessing of abuse, natural disaster, terrorist attack, combat, victims of torture)

Biopsychosocial Factors influencing Health Outcomes, (ie., Cardiac Transplant, Dermatology, Gynecology, Neurology, etc.)

Teaching Interests
Becoming an Effective Physician in a Multicultural World
Teaching Psychiatry and Psychology Interns and Residents
Evidence Based, Trauma-Focused Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Memberships in Professional or Scientific Societies
American Psychological Association-Clinical Division
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

Selected Presentations to Professional/Scientific Groups
Hobfoll, I.H., Work Won't Love You Back, Presentation based on our book (written with Dr. Stevan E. Hobfoll), (July 2003, 2005). National Conference of Professional Business Women, Cleveland, Ohio.

Hobfoll, S.E., Hobfoll, I., Work Won't Love You Back, Presentation based on our book (written with Dr. Stevan E. Hobfoll), (1999). Invited Presentation to Professional Women's Association, Tokyo, Japan.

Hobfoll, S., Briggs-Phillips, M., Jackson, A., and Hobfoll, I.H., (2003). Prevention of PTSD and AIDS risk among high-risk inner-city women. Workshop presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 19th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

Selected Publications
Hobfoll, S.E., Bansal, A., Schurg, R., Young, S., Pierce, C.A. Hobfoll, I., & Johnson, R. Working with Native American Women Survivors of Childhood Abuse. Clinicians Research Digest, Briefings in Behavioral Science, June 2002/3; Vol. 20 No. 6.

Hobfoll, S.E., Bansal, A., Schurg, R., Young, Pierce, C.A., Hobfoll, I., & Johnson, R. The Impact of Perceived Child Physical and Sexual Abuse History on Native American Womens Psychological Well-Being and AIDS Risk, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2002: Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 252-257.

Hobfoll, S.E., Jackson A., Hobfoll, I., Pierce, C.A. & Young, S. The Impact of Communal-Mastery Versus Self-Mastery on Emotional Outcomes During Stressful Conditions: A Prospective Study of Native American Women. American Journal of Community Psychology, 2002; Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 853-871.

Other Professional Activities
Clinical Research Associate (Clinical Supervisor) for major NIMH funded research studies for the prevention of PTSD and AIDS in high risk inner city women and for studying the effects of childhood physical and sexual abuse on Native American women's well-being and risk for AIDS, 1998-2006.

Coordinator for the KSU-SUMMA Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress. Evaluation and Treatment of patients with PTSD and Training of Psychiatry and Psychology residents, and interns in working with traumatized patients, 2002-2003.

Consultant for the KSU-SUMMA Center for Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress; Supervision of Psychiatry residents and Psychology interns providing trauma-focused treatment to PTSD patients, 2003-2008.

Associate Professor of Psychology (Adjunct). Psychology Department, Kent State University. Teaching undergraduate classes and Supervision of Doctoral Students working with patients, 1987-2008.
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