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Holly H. Mash, PhD

Research Psychologist / Program Manager III, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Research Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Uniformed Services University

Holly Herberman Mash is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University. She received her BA in Psychology from Kenyon College, and an MA in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. Dr. Mash completed her MS and Ph.D. in Health Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, with a focus on psychophysiological sequelae of traumatic stress. She has worked in residential, inpatient, and psychiatric emergency room settings, and has a background in psychological assessment. Dr. Mash has performed assessments of survivors of human-made disasters, such as motor vehicle and oil refinery accidents, rescue workers following the crash of Flight 427, individuals considering genetic testing for BRCA1/2, and mothers experiencing postpartum depression. Her research interests include: risk and protective factors associated with posttraumatic stress disorder, complicated grief, suicidal behaviors, and alcohol use disorder; psychosocial factors and health; and comorbidity of psychiatric diagnoses following trauma. Dr. Mash joined the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress in February 2010.

Visit ResearchGate for a list of Dr. Mash’s publications.