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CURRICULUM VITAE

Frederick J. Kier PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry

OFFICE ADDRESS:
VA Medical Center
5000 W National Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53295

EDUCATION:
08/1989 - 05/1993 B.S., Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
08/1989 - 05/1993 BS - Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL
08/1993 - 08/1995 M.S.Ed., Mental Health Counseling, University of Miami, Coral Gables
08/1993 - 08/1995 MS - Ed - Mental Health Counseling, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
08/1995 - 08/2000 Ph.D., Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station
08/1995 - 08/2000 PhD - Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
08/1998 - 08/1999 Psychology Predoctoral Intern, James A. Haley VA Medical Center
08/1998 - 08/1999 Psychology Predoctoral Intern, James A. Haley VA Medical Center, Tampa, FL
08/2007 - 05/2008 Graduate Certificate in Bioethics, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
08/2007 - 05/2008 Graduate Certificate in Bioethics, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
08/2008 - 12/2011 MS - Health Care Administration, University of Maryland, Adelphi, MD
08/2008 - 12/2011 Master of Science in Health Care Administration
(APA-Accredited Program)
Tampa, FL (APA-Accredited Program)
University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Maryland

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
08/1999 - 08/2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Geropsychology, Houston VAMC
08/1999 - 08/2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, Geropsychology, Houston VAMC (APA-Accredited Program)
06/2008 - Present VA Behavioral Health Leadership Training Program, Alexandria, VA

MILITARY SERVICE:
None

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
08/1995 - 06/1997 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
08/1995 - 06/1997 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Educational Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
01/2001 - 06/2007 Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
06/2001 - 06/2007 Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
10/01/2010 - 06/30/2013 Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
10/2010 - 04/2013 Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
04/2013 - Present Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/01/2013 - Present Associate Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
02/2008 - 04/2009 Business Manager/Psychologist, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
04/2009 - Present Division Manager, Rehabilitation and Community Care Division, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
04/2009 - 01/2018 Rehabilitation and Community Care Division, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, WI, Division Manager, Milwaukee
12/2011 - 10/2012 Acting Co-Deputy Director, Milwaukee VAMC
01/2018 - Present Geriatrics and Extended Care Lead, Veterans Integrated Service
Network (VISN) 12

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
09/2000 - 05/2009 Research Project Supervisor, Psychology Fellowship in Geropsychology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
09/2000 - 05/2009 Research Project Supervisor, Psychology Fellowship in Geropsychology, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
09/2000 - 02/2008 Clinical Supervisor, Psychology Internship Program, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
09/2000 - 02/2008 Clinical Supervisor, Psychology Internship Program, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
08/2000 - 02/2008 Staff Psychologist, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
08/2000 - 02/2008 Staff Psychologist, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
09/2005 - 05/2009 Chairperson, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, VAPHS Bioethics Advisory Committee/Integrated Ethics Program Officer (IEPO), Pittsburgh, PA
09/2005 - 05/2009 Chairperson, VAPHS Bioethics Advisory Committee/Integrated Ethics Program Officer (IEPO), VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
02/2008 - 05/2009 Business Manager/Psychologist, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
02/2008 - 05/2009 Business Manager/Psychologist, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
05/2009 - Present Division Manager, Rehabilitation Extended and Community Care (RECC) Division, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
05/2009 - 01/2018 Rehabilitation Extended and Community Care (RECC) Division, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, WI, Division Manager, Milwaukee
01/2018 - Present Geriatrics and Extended Care Lead, Veterans Integrated Service
Network (VISN) 12

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
02/2001 - 02/2002 Member, Research & Development Committee, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
02/2001 - 02/2002 Member, Research & Development Committee
02/2002 - 02/2004 Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB)
02/2002 - 02/2004 Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB), VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/2000 - 02/2008 Staff Psychologist, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
09/2000 - 02/2008 Staff Psychologist, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA
05/2009 - 01/2018 Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, WI, Division Manager (Supervisory Psychologist), Milwaukee
05/2009 - Present Division Manager (Supervisory Psychologist), Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
Certificates Issued By Issue Date Expiration
- 2839 WI 2839-057 12/2009 Current thru 9/30/2021
Licensure Number Issue Date Expiration
Certified Eden Alternative Associate #031204-06 3/2004 None
SPECIALITY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Certified Eden Alternative Associate
#031204-06
03/2004
None
    

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
2839-057
12/2009
09/30/2013
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1993 Psi Chi , Psychology National Honor Society
1993 - Present Psi Chi, Psychology National Honor Society
1995 - Present Award of Academic Merit, University of Miami
1995 Award of Academic Merit, University of Miami
10/10/2013 Outstanding Medical Student Teacher 2012-2013, Medical College of Wisconsin
2013 - Present Outstanding Medical Student Teacher 2012-2013
Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1995 - Present American Psychological Association (APA) (Member)
1995 - Present American Psychological Association (APA)
2002 - Present Society of Clinical Geropsychology (APA Division 12 (Section II))
2002 - Present Gerontological Society of America (GSA) (Member)
2009 - Present American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
1996 - 1998 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Educational and Psychological Measurement
2002 Guest Reviewer, Clinical Psychology Review
2004 - 2006 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, The Gerontologist
2006 Guest Reviewer, Health Psychology Review
2007 - Present Ad Hoc Reviewer, Clinical Gerontologist

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
1999 - Present "The Psychological Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Patients and
2000 - Present "Caring for the Dementia Patient" given to the University of Texas at
2000 - Present "Update on Alzheimer's Disease Research" given to the Houston
2007 - Present "Treatment of SMI Vets in LTC" given at the VA National Geriatric &
2007 - Present "Non-Pharmacological Interventions" given at the VA National
2007 - Present "Ethical issues in geriatrics" given at the annual meeting of VAPHS
11/2008 - 05/2009 Member, Ethics Advisory Board, VISN 4 Integrated
2008 - 2009 Chair, VISN 4 Mental Health Systems Redesign Committee
2008 - Present "The Role of the VA Psychologist in Promoting Culture Transformation." Given at the VA Community Living Center Mental Health Conference, Chicago, IL.
2008 - 2009 VISN 4 Integrated Ethics Advisory Board
2008 - Present "10th Annual Ethics Conference" given at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare
2008 - 2009 Chair, Redesign Committee, VISN 4 Mental Health Systems
2009 - 2011 Chair, Cultural Transformation Committee, VISN 12
2009 - Present Chair, Oversight Committee, Milwaukee VAMC Community Based Programs
2009 - 2012 Chair, Milwaukee VAMC Community Based Programs Oversight Committee
2009 - 2011 Chair, VISN 12 Cultural Transformation Committee
2010 - Present Contracting Officer Tech Representative (COTR), VISN 12 Small Homes
2010 - 2015 VISN 12 Small Homes Contracting Officer Tech Representative (COTR)
2011 - Present Clinical Leadership Group, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, MCW
2011 - 2017 Faculty Council Representative, Faculty Council, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, MCW
2011 - Present "Self Testing for Mental Illness: Ethical Issues and Concerns", MCW Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI.
2011 - Present "Dementia - An Overview", Given at the Zablocki VAMC Community Based Programs Education Seminar, Milwaukee VAMC.
2015 - Present "Building a Better Nursing Home: The Mental Health Benefits of Cultural Transformation in Long Term Care" Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, May 20, 2015.
2016 - Present "Decision Making Capacity: Past, Present and Future" VA Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, January 22, 2016 (with Dr. Jessica Kuester).
2017 - Present "Ethics in Psychiatry Panel Discussion" Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Fall Conference (with Drs. Annette Hanson, Mark Komrad, Michael Peterson), Milwaukee, WI, October 6, 2017.
2018 - Present Chair, VISN 12 Geriatric and Extended Care (GEC) Leaders
Research Projects:
Kier, K.J., Smith, H., Gresser, S., & Minkin, A. Utilizing the Green House model of care for older adults with chronic mental illness: A clinical case study.
PEER REVIEWED RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS:
Snider-Meyer, J. M., Byrne, A.J., Levine, D.A., Gresser, S.K., Smith, H.M., and Kier, F.J. (2012, November) A Comparison of a Veterans Directed Health Care Program vs. Community Nursing Home Placement. The Gerontol, CA.
Byrne, A.J., Snider-Meyer, J.M., Levine, D.A., Gresser, S.K., Smith, H.M., Kier, F.J., (August, 2012). Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on Medication Compliance on a Geriatric Home Care Service. A, FL.
Goldman, L.D., Edmonds, N.N., Christensen, K.A., & Kier, F.J. (2010, August). Strategies for reducing Burnout amongst Nursing Staff: A Survey of Nursing Staff at a VA Long Term Care Facility. Paper presente, CA.
Kracker, J., Kearns, K., Kier, F.J. & Christensen, K. (2009, August) Activity Satisfaction and Preferences Among VA Community Living Center Residents. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psy, Canada.
Kier, F.J. (2008, August). Innovative Approaches to Geriatric Mental Health Care in the Veterans Health Administration. Chair: Bradley E. Karlin. Participants: Bradley E. Karlin, Thomas Edes, Christa Hoj, MA.
Shreve-Neiger, A., Houston, C.M., Christensen, K.A., & Kier, F. J. (2008, August). Assessing the need for decision-making capacity education in hospitals and long term care (LTC) settings. Paper presented at the an, MA.
Kier, F.J., & Davis, T. (2007, August). Effects of Implementation of the Eden Alternative on a VA Dementia Care Unit. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Fra, CA.
Arlien, C., Keil, M. & Kier, F.J. (2007, August). Determination of Dementia type using the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS). Paper presented at the annual meeting of, CA.
Shreve-Neiger, A., Houston, C., Christensen, K.A., & Kier, F.J. (2007, August). Assessing the Need for Decision-Making Capacity Education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Associat, CA.
Molinari, V., Kier, F., & Rosowsky, E. (2005, November). Baltes' SOC Model Applied to Personality Disorders in LTC.. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL.
Kier, F.J., & Molinari, V. (2005, August). "Do it Yourself" Testing for Mental Illness: Ethical Issues, Concerns, and Recommendations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological As, D.C.
Dudley, K., Thatcher, T., Reardon, R, & Kier, F.J. (2005, August). Relationship of Specific Neuropsychological Measures to Activities of Daily Living in Older Adults. Paper presented at the annual meeting of, D.C.
Kier, F.J., & Molinari, V. (2003, November). "Do it Yourself" Dementia testing: issues regarding an Alzheimer's home screening test. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerotological Society of Ame, CA.
Pawlowski, C.A., Lee, M.M., Kier, F.J., & Kendjelic, E.M. (2003, November). Neuropsychological functioning and depressive symptoms in older veterans withcognitive impairment. Paper presented at the annual meetin, CA.
Christensen, K. A., Fromme, R. E., Kier, F.J., Kendjelic, E. & Lauber, B. (2003, August). A Comparison of Two Clock Drawing Scoring Systems in Older Adult Veterans. Paper presented at the 111th annual meeting of, 2003.
Farrell, P. L, Kraman, S. S., Kier, F. J., Christensen, K. A., Kendjelic, E., and Lauber, 13. (2003, August). Acceptability of Depression Treatment Options Among Older Adult Veterans. Paper presented at the 1, 2003.
Lauber, B., Kier, F. J., & Kendjelic, E (2003, April). Factors That Predict Psychology Intern Selection at a VA Internship Site. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Psychology Postdoct, 2003.
Kier, F. J., & Davenport, D. S. (2002, August). The unacknowledged minority: Does Psychology not believe in Atheists? Paper presented at the 110th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association,, 2002.
Kier, F. J., Molinari, V., & Kunik, M. E. (2001, November). Obtaining age-related mental health competency: What is needed?. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, C, 2001.
Kier, F. J., MacNamara, J. F., Lawson, D. M., Duffy, M., & Heffer, R. (2000, August). Shortcomings of present practice in the applied psychology literature: A meta-analytic inquiry. Paper presented at the 1, 2000.
Kier, F. J., & MacNamara, J. F. (2000, January). Playing by the rules: The importance of statistical power analysis in proper hypothesis testing. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educa, 2000.
Kier, F.J. (1998, November). Female perpetrators of child sexual abuse: Myths and realities. In D. Davenport (Chair), Contemporary gender issues: Illustrations and discussions. Symposium conducted at the a, November 14.
Dawson, T. E., Cuellar, R., Perez, L. M., Kier, F. J., & Lawson, D. M. (1998, August). A cognitive-behavioral treatment program for men and women in violent relationships. Paper presented at the annual meetin, August 14-18.
Kier, F. J., Buras, A. R., & Thompson, B. (1998, April). Perceived affiliation with family members: Validity and reliability of scores on the Children's Role Inventory. Paper presented at the annual meeting, CA.
Kier, F. J. (1998, April). Basic concepts in confirmatory factor analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, April 11, New Orleans, LA.
Thompson, B., Melancon, J. G., & Kier, F. j. (1998, April). Faking/random response scales for the PPSDQ-93 measure of Jungian personality types. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psycho, LA.
Kier, F. J., & Lawson, D. M. (1997, November). Comparing family-of-origin perceptions: Therapists in training and other doctoral students. Paper presented at the 50th anniversary convention of the Texas Psy, TX.
Dawson, T. E., Cuellar, R., Perez, L. M., Kier, F. J., & Lawson, D. M. (1997, November). Cognitive-behavioral group therapy with male batterers, and partner perception: An evaluation. Paper presented at the 5, TX.
Kier, F. J., & Davenport, D. S. (1997, August). Ramifications of Hopwood v. Texas on APA-Accredited Psychology Programs. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chic, 1997.
Thompson, B., Melancon, J. G., & Kier, F. J. (1997, April). Structure of PPSDO-93 item 'parcels': A confirmatory factor analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Associa, TX.
Kier, F. J. (1997, January). Effect size measures: What they are and how to compute them from published reports even when results are incompletely reported. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Sout, TX.
Kier, F. J. (1997, January). Ways to explore the replicability of multivariate results (Since statistical significance testing does not). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational R, TX (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 407 423).
Kier, F. J., & Thompson, B. (1997, January). A new measure of Jungian psychological types for use in counseling. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, Aust, TX.
Kier, F. J. (1996, January). Acquaintance rape on college campuses: A review of the literature. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 391 999).
WORKSHOPS/ INVITED PRESENTATIONS
Caregivers" given to the Parkinson Association of Harris County, Texas.
Area Alzheimer's Association.
Houston Health Science Center.
Social Workers.
Extended Care Leadership Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 22-24th, 2007.
Geriatric & Extended Care Leadership Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
System, Pittsburgh, PA.
CURRENT RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Dementia - An Overview, VA Training - Community Based Programs, Milwaukee VAMC, 09/28/2011
Self Testing for Mental Illness: Ethical Issues and Concerns, MCW Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 11/16/2011
Kier, F.J., Dementia - An Overview, Marquette University, School of Nursing, 04/23/2014
Kier, Frederick J., Building a Better Nursing Home: The Mental Health Benefits of Cultural Transformation in Long Term Care, MCW Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 05/20/2015
 
Regional
The Role of the VA Psychologist in Promoting Culture Transformation, Given at the VA Community Living Center Mental Health Conference, Chicago, IL, 08/27/2008
 
National
The Psychological Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Patients and Caregivers, Parkinson Association of Harris County, Texas, 10/1999
Update on Alzheimer's Disease Research, Houston Area Alzheimer's Association, 01/2000
Caring for the Dementia Patient, University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, 04/2000
Ethical issues in geriatrics, annual meeting of VAPHS Social Workers, 03/28/2007
Non-Pharmacological Interventions, VA National Geriatric & Extended Care Leadership Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 05/22/2007 - 05/24/2007
Treatment of SMI Vets in LTC, VA National Geriatric & Extended Care Leadership Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 05/22/2007 - 05/24/2007
10th Annual Ethics Conference, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare, Pittsburgh, PA, 06/27/2008
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Regional
Kier, F. J., Ramifications of Hopwood v. Texas on APA-Accredited Psychology Programs, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, 08/17/1997 - Present
Kier, F. J., Molinari, V., Kunik, M., Obtaining age-related mental health competency: What is needed?, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Chicago, IL, 11/18/2001 - Present
Kier, F. J., Davenport, D. S, The unacknowledged minority: Does Psychology not believe in Atheists?, Paper presented at the 110th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL, 08/23/2002 - Present
 
National
Kier, F.J., Acquaintance rape on college campuses: A review of the literature, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA, 01/1996 - Present
Kier, F.J., Ways to explore the replicability of multivariate results, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, Austin, TX, 01/1997 - Present
Kier, F. J., Thompson, B, A new measure of Jungian psychological types for use in counseling, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, Austin, TX, 01/1997 - Present
Kier, F.J., Effect size measures: What they are and how to compute them from published reports even when results are incompletely reported, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, Austin, TX, 01/1997 - Present
Thompson, B., Melancon, J. G., Kier, F. J., Structure of PPSDO-93 item 'parcels': A confirmatory factor analysis, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Ft. Worth, TX, 04/1997 - Present
Kier, F. J., Lawson, D. M., Comparing family-of-origin perceptions: Therapists in training and other doctoral students, Paper presented at the 50th anniversary convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX, 11/06/1997 - Present
Dawson, T. E., Cuellar, R., Perez, L. M., Kier, F. J., Lawson, D. M., Cognitive-behavioral group therapy with male batterers, and partner perception: An evaluation, Paper presented at the 50th anniversary convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Austin, TX, 11/07/1997 - Present
Thompson, B., Melancon, J. G., Kier, F. J., Faking/random response scales for the PPSDQ-93 measure of Jungian personality types, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, 04/09/1998 - Present
Kier, F.J., Basic concepts in confirmatory factor analysis, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA, 04/11/1998 - Present
Kier, F. J., Buras, A. R., Thompson, B., Perceived affiliation with family members: Validity and reliability of scores on the Children's Role Inventory, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA, 04/16/1998 - Present
Dawson, T. E., Cuellar, R., Perez, L. M., Kier, F. J.,Lawson, D. M., A cognitive-behavioral treatment program for men and women in violent relationships, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA, 08/14/1998 - Present
Kier, F.J., Contemporary gender issues: Illustrations and discussions, Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Texas Psychological Association, Houston, TX, 11/14/1998 - Present
Kier, F.J., MacNamara, J. F, Playing by the rules: The importance of statistical power analysis in proper hypothesis testing, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA), Dallas, TX, 01/29/2000 - Present
Kier, F. J., MacNamara, J. F., Lawson, D. M., Duffy, M., Heffer, R., Shortcomings of present practice in the applied psychology literature: A meta-analytic inquiry, Paper presented at the 108th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, 08/04/2000 - Present
Lauber, B., Kier, F. J., Kendjelic, E, Factors That Predict Psychology Intern Selection at a VA Internship Site, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Center (APPIC), Orlando, FL, 04/04/2003 - Present
Pawlowski, C.A., Lee, M.M., Kier, F.J., Kendjelic, E.M., Neuropsychological functioning and depressive symptoms in older veterans withcognitive impairment, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Gerotological Society of America, San Diego, CA, 11/2003 - Present
Kier, F.J., Molinari, V., Do it Yourself" Dementia testing: issues regarding an Alzheimer's home screening test, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerotological Society of America, San Diego, CA, 11/2003 - Present
Dudley, K., Thatcher, T., Reardon, R, Kier, F.J., Relationship of Specific Neuropsychological Measures to Activities of Daily Living in Older Adults, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, 08/2005 - Present
Kier, F.J., Molinari, V., Do it Yourself" Testing for Mental Illness: Ethical Issues, Concerns, and Recommendations, Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, 08/2005 - Present
Molinari, V., Kier, F., Rosowsky, E, Baltes' SOC Model Applied to Personality Disorders in LTC., Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL, 11/2005 - Present
Shreve-Neiger, A., Houston, C., Christensen, K.A., Kier, F.J., Assessing the Need for Decision-Making Capacity Education, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA, 08/2007 - Present
Kier, F.J., Davis, T., Effects of Implementation of the Eden Alternative on a VA Dementia Care Unit, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA, 08/2007 - Present
Arlien, C., Keil, M., Kier, F.J., Determination of Dementia type using the Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS)., Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA, 08/2007 - Present
Kier, F.J., Innovative Approaches to Geriatric Mental Health Care in the Veterans Health Administration, Symposium discussion presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA, 08/2008 - Present
Shreve-Neiger, A., Houston, C.M., Christensen, K.A., Kier, F. J., Assessing the need for decision-making capacity education in hospitals and long term care (LTC) settings, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA, 08/2008 - Present
Goldman, E.D., Edmonds, N.N., Christensen, K.A., Kier, F.J., Strategies for reducing Burnout amongst Nursing Staff: A Survey of Nursing Staff at a VA Long Term Care Facility, annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA, 08/12/2010 - 08/15/2010
Byrne, A.J., Snider-Meyer, J.M., Levine, D.A., Gresser, S.K., Smith, H.M., Kier, F.J., Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on Medication Compliance on a Geriatric Home Care Service, Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL, 08/04/2012
Snider-Meyer, J. M., Byrne, A.J., Levine, D.A., Gresser, S.K., Smith, H.M., and Kier, F.J., A Comparison of a Veterans Directed Health Care Program vs. Community Nursing Home Placement, The Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, 11/16/2012
 
International
Farrell, P. L, Kraman, S. S., Kier, F. J., Christensen, K. A., Kendjelic, E., Lauber, B, Acceptability of Depression Treatment Options Among Older Adult Veterans, Poster presented at the 111th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, 08/07/2003 - Present
Christensen, K. A., Fromme, R. E., Kier, F.J., Kendjelic, E., Lauber, B, A Comparison of Two Clock Drawing Scoring Systems in Older Adult Veterans, Poster presented at the 111th annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, 08/10/2003 - Present
Kracker, J., Kearns, K., Kier, F.J., Christensen, K., Activity Satisfaction and Preferences Among VA Community Living Center Residents, Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Ontario, Canada, 08/2009 - Present
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
09/01/2011 - Present Clinical Leadership Group, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, MCW
12/2011 - Present Faculty Council Representative, Faculty Council, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, MCW
 
Hospital
01/01/2001 - 01/01/2002 Research & Development Committee, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
01/01/2002 - 01/01/2004 Institutional Review Board (IRB), VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
01/01/2005 - 01/01/2007 Chair, Bioethics Advisory Committee, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
06/01/2009 - 12/01/2012 Chair, Community Based Programs Oversight Committee, Milwaukee VAMC
06/01/2009 - Present Operations Council, Milwaukee VAMC
01/01/2012 - Present Nurse Management Council, Milwaukee VAMC
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
09/06/2011 - 10/18/2011 Psychiatric Interviewing component of the M2 Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry Course
01/22/2013 - 02/12/2013 Psychiatric Interviewing component of the M2 Foundations of Clinical Psychiatry Course
03/03/2015 - 03/24/2015 Teaching bioethics - Medical Decision Making
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Graduate Students
MS
Laura Sampson, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2001
Kenneth Dudley, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2002
Melissa Cross, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2002
Trent Thatcher, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2003
Jamie Stump, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2003
Sheri Wirtz, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2003
Danielle Barry, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2004
Summer Schnakenburg-Ott, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2005
Andrea Shreve-Neiger, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2005
Bea Chakraboty, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2005
Clare Gideon, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2006
Jennifer Keller, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2007
 
Postdoctoral Students
Kimberly Christensen, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2001 - 2002 Research Supervisor
Rebecca Fromme, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2001 - 2002 Research Supervisor
Michelle Lee, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2002 - 2003 Research Supervisor
Carey Pawlowski, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2002 - 2003 Research Supervisor
Kenneth Dudley, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2003 - 2004 Research Supervisor
Trent Thatcher, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2003 - 2004 Research Supervisor
Michael Keil, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2005 - 2006 Research Supervisor
Carla Arlien, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2005 - 2006 Research Supervisor
Andrea Shreve-Neiger, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2006 - 2007 Research Supervisor
Christi Houston, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2006 - 2007 Research Supervisor
Kelly Kearns, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2008 - 2009 Research Supervisor
Jacqueline Kracker, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2008 - 2009 Research Supervisor
Natali Edmonds, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2009 - 2010 Research Supervisor
Elizabeth Goldman, Ph.D., VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, 2009 - 2010 Research Supervisor
 

ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS:
1. Kier, F. J. (1997). Ways to explore the replicability of multivariate results (Since statistical significance testing does not). http://ericae.net/ft/tamu/Kier.htm


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Minkin, A.J., Snider-Meyer, J.M., Olson, D., Gresser, S., Smith, H.M., & Kier, F.J. (2014). Effectiveness of a Nursing Motivational Interviewing (MI) Interventionon on Medication Compliance. Home Healthcare Nurse, 32, 490-496.
2. Snider-Meyer, J.M, Minkin, A.J., Olson, D., Gresser, S., Smith, H.M., & Kier, F.J. (2013). A Comparison of a Veterans Directed Health Care Program vs. Community Nursing Home Placement. Federal Practitioner, 30, 24-30.
3. Kracker, J., *Kearns, K., Kier, F.J., & Christensen, K.A. (2011). Activity Preferences and Satisfaction among Older Adults in a VA Long Term Care Facility. Clinical Gerontologist, 34, 103 - 116.
4. Shreve-Neiger, A., *Houston, C.M., Christensen, K.A., & Kier, F. J. (2008). Assessing the need for decision-making capacity education in hospitals and long term care (LTC) settings. Educational Gerontology, 34, 359 - 371.
5. Christensen, K.A., *Houston, C., *Shreve-Neiger, A., Kier, F.J., & Smith, J.K. (2007). Assessment of capacity to make treatment decisions. Ethics in Psychotherapy, 10, 1-8.
6. Kier, F.J., & Davis, T. (2007). Effects of implementation of the Eden Alternative on a VA dementia care unit. Federal Practitioner, 24, 25-32.
7. Molinari, V., Kier, F., & Rosowsky, E. (2006). SOC, personality, and long term care. In L. Hyer & R. Intrieri (eds.) Geropsychological Interventions in Long-Term Care. New York: Springer Press.
8. Kier, F. J. (2006). Ethical Implications for self testing for mental illness. Ethical Issues in Professional Counseling, Vol 9. New York: Hatherleigh.
9. Kier, F. J., Hillock, L.R., Nossek, A.M., & Rabold, R. H. (2005). An informed consent/substitute decision-making flow chart for clinical use at VA medical facilities. Federal Practitioner, 22(2), 32-41.
10. Kier, F. J., & Molinari, V. (2004). "Do it yourself" testing for mental illness: ethical issues, concerns, and recommendations. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 35, 261-267.
11. Kier, F. J., & Molinari, V. (2004). "Do it yourself" dementia testing: issues regarding an Alzheimer's home screening test. In B. Vellas, L.J. Fitten, H. Feldman, E. Giacobini, M. Grundman, & B. Winblad (Eds.) Research and Practice in Alzheimer's Disease,v 9, 197-201.
12. Kier, F. J., & Davenport, D. S. (2004). Unaddressed problems in the study of spirituality and health. American Psychologist, 59, 53-54.
13. Kier, F.J., & Kapp, M. (2003). Ethical issues in geriatric mental health. The Gerontologist, 43, 367-368.
14. Pawlowski, C.A., *Lee, M.M., Kier, F.J., & Kendjelic, E.M. (2003). Neuropsychological functioning and depressive symptoms in older veterans with cognitive impairment. The Gerontologist, 43, 410.
15. Kier, F. J., & Molinari, V. (2003). "Do it Yourself" Dementia Testing: Issues regarding an Alzheimer's home screening test. The Gerontologist, 43(3), 295-301.
16. Molinari, V., Kier, F. J., & Kunik, M. E. (2002). Obtaining age-related mental health competency: What is needed? Educational Gerontology: An International Journal, 28, (1), 73-82.
17. Kier, F. J. (200I). Seeking a post-doc in geropsychology. Clinical Geropsychology News, 8 (3).
18. Lawson, D. M., Perez, L. M., Burke, J., Dawson, T. E., Kieffer, K. M. & Kier, F. J (2001). An integrated feminist/cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic group treatment model for men who abuse their partners. The Journal of Men and Masculinity, 2, 86-99.
19. Kier, F. J. (2000). Sidney L. Pressey. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology. Washington: APA/Oxford University Press.
20. Kier, F.J. (2000). Shortcomings of present practice in applied psychology research: A meta-analytic inquiry. Dissertation Abstracts International, 60 (8-B), 4229.
21. Kier, F. J. (1999). Effect size measures: What they are and how to compute them. In B. Thompson (Ed.) Advances in science methodology (Vol. 5). Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.
22. Kier, F. J., & Buras, A. R. (1999). Perceived affiliation with family members: Validity and reliability of scores on the Children's Role Inventory. Educational & Psychological Measurement, 59(4) 640-650.
23. Kier, F. J., & Lawson, D. M. (1999). Comparing family-of-origin perceptions: Therapists in training and other doctoral students. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 7 (2), 118-124.
24. Kier, F. J., Melancon, J. G., & Thompson, B. (1998). Reliability and validity of scores on the Personal Preferences Self-Description Questionnaire (PPSDQ). Educational & Psychological Measurement, 58(4), 612-622.
25. Kier, F. J., & Davenport, D. S. (1997). Ramifications of Hopwood v. Texas on the process of applicant selection in APA-accredited psychology programs. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 28(5) 486-491.
26. 1 Minkin, A.J., Snider-Meyer, J.M., Olson, D., Gresser, S., Smith, H.M., & Kier, F.J. (2014). Effectiveness of a Nursing Motivational Interviewing (MI) Intervention on Medication Adherence in a Geriatric Home Based Primary Care Service. Home Healthcare Nurse, 32(8), 490-6.
27. Snider-Meyer, J.M, Minkin, A.J., Olson, D., Gresser, S., Smith, H.M., & Kier, F.J. (2013). A Comparison of a Veterans Directed Health Care Program vs. Community Nursing Home Placement. Federal Practitioner, 30, 24-30.
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29. Kracker, J., Kearns, K., Kier, F.J., & Christensen, K.A. (2011). Activity Preferences and Satisfaction among Older Adults in a VA Long Term Care Facility. Clinical Gerontologist, 34, 103 - 116.
30. Shreve-Neiger, A., Houston, C.M., Christensen, K.A., & Kier, F. J. (2008). Assessing the need for decision-making capacity education in hospitals and long term care (LTC) settings. Educational Gerontology, 34, 359 - 371.
31. Christensen, K.A., Houston, C., Shreve-Neiger, A., Kier, F.J., & Smith, J.K. (2007). Assessment of capacity to make treatment decisions. Ethics in Psychotherapy, 10, 1-8.
32. Kier, F.J., & Davis, T. (2007). Effects of implementation of the Eden Alternative on a VA dementia care unit. Federal Practitioner, 24, 25-32.
33. Kier, F. J. (2006). Ethical Implications for self testing for mental illness. Ethical Issues in Professional Counseling, Vol 9. New York: Hatherleigh.
34. Kier, F. J., Hillock, L.R., Nossek, A.M., & Rabold, R. H. (2005). An informed consent/substitute decision-making flow chart for clinical use at VA medical facilities. Federal Practitioner, 22(2), 32-41.
35. Kier, F. J., & Molinari, V. (2004). "Do it yourself" testing for mental illness: ethical issues, concerns, and recommendations. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 35, 261-267.
36. Kier, F. J., & Molinari, V. (2004). "Do it yourself" dementia testing: issues regarding an Alzheimer's home screening test. In B. Vellas, L.J. Fitten, H. Feldman, E. Giacobini, M. Grundman, & B. Winblad (Eds.) Research and Practice in Alzheimer's Disease,v 9, 197-201.
37. Kier, F. J., & Davenport, D. S. (2004). Unaddressed problems in the study of spirituality and health. American Psychologist, 59, 53-54.
38. Christensen, K. A., Fromme, R. E., Kendjelic, E., Kier, F. J. , & Lauber, B. M.. (2003). A comparison of two clock drawing scoring systems in older adult veterans (abstract). Clinical Neuropsychologist, 17 (1), 117.
39. Pawlowski, C.A., Lee, M.M., Kier, F.J., & Kendjelic, E.M. (2003). Neuropsychological functioning and depressive symptoms in older veterans with cognitive impairment. The Gerontologist, 43, 410.
40. Kier, F. J., & Molinari, V. (2003). "Do it Yourself" Dementia Testing: Issues regarding an Alzheimer's home screening test. The Gerontologist, 43(3), 295-301.
41. Molinari, V., Kier, F. J., & Kunik, M. E. (2002). Obtaining age-related mental health competency: What is needed? Educational Gerontology: An International Journal, 28, (1), 73-82.
42. Kier, F. J. (200I). Seeking a post-doc in geropsychology. Clinical Geropsychology News, 8 (3).
43. Lawson, D. M., Perez, L. M., Burke, J., Dawson, T. E., Kieffer, K. M. & Kier, F. J (2001). An integrated feminist/cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic group treatment model for men who abuse their partners. The Journal of Men and Masculinity, 2, 86-99.
44. Kier, F.J. (2000). Shortcomings of present practice in applied psychology
45. research: A meta-analytic inquiry. Dissertation Abstracts International, 60 (8-B), 4229.
46. Kier, F. J., & Buras, A. R. (1999). Perceived affiliation with family members: Validity and reliability of scores on the Children's Role Inventory. Educational & Psychological Measurement, 59(4) 640-650.
47. Kier, F. J., & Lawson, D. M. (1999). Comparing family-of-origin perceptions: Therapists in training and other doctoral students. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 7 (2), 118-124.
48. Kier, F. J., Melancon, J. G., & Thompson, B. (1998). Reliability and validity of scores on the Personal Preferences Self-Description Questionnaire (PPSDQ). Educational & Psychological Measurement, 58(4), 612-622.
49. Kier, F. J., & Davenport, D. S. (1997). Ramifications of Hopwood v. Texas on the process of applicant selection in APA-accredited psychology programs. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 28(5) 486-491.
50. ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS:
51. Kier, F. J. (1997). Ways to explore the replicability of multivariate results (Since statistical significance testing does not). http://ericae.net/ft/tamu/Kier.htm
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Molinari, V., Kier, F., & Rosowsky, E. (2006). SOC, personality, and long term care. In L. Hyer & R. Intrieri (eds.) Geropsychological Interventions in Long-Term Care. New York: Springer Press.
2. Kier, F. J. (2000). Sidney L. Pressey. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology. Washington: APA/Oxford University Press.
3. Kier, F. J. (1999). Effect size measures: What they are and how to compute them. In B. Thompson (Ed.) Advances in science methodology (Vol. 5). Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.