Research Psychologist, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress
Department of Psychiatry
Uniformed Services University
Rachel Shor, PhD is a Research Psychologist at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress in the Department of Psychiatry at Uniformed Services University. She completed her BS in Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University, and MA in Counseling Psychology at Arcadia University with concentrations in Children/Family Therapy and Trauma: Clinical Bases of Treatment and Recovery. Dr. Shor received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from George Mason University. She completed her clinical internship at VA Boston Healthcare System with a focus on trauma-related disorders and behavioral medicine, and a Clinical Research Fellowship in the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD at VA Boston. Dr. Shor’s research interest focuses on enhancing help-seeking effectiveness and developing more personalized interventions to meet the complex needs of trauma-exposed populations. She joined the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress in September 2022.