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Terri A. deRoon Cassini PhD
Center Director, Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma and Critical Care

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1997 - 05/2000 B.S., Zoology & Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
08/2002 - 05/2005 M.S., Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
05/2005 - 08/2008 Ph.D., Clinical Physchology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
08/2007 - 08/2008 Pre-doctoral Intership with emphasis on Trauma & Health Psychology, Zablocki VA Medical Center(APA Accredited), Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
08/2007 - 08/2008 Pre-doctoral Internship with emphasis on Health Psychology, Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53295

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
09/2008 - 03/2010 Instructor, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma & Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2009 - 08/2011 Adjunct Professor, Division of Natural Sciences, Carroll University, 100 N. East Avenue, Waukesha, WI 53186
09/2009 - 07/2011 Clinical Research Scholars, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma & Critical Care, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
12/2009 - 03/2010 Instructor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
04/2010 - 07/2016 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
04/2010 - 07/2016 Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma & Critical Care, Medical College of College, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2010 - Present Member, Qualified Primary Dissertation Mentor (QPDM), Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
09/2010 - Present Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2442 E. Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI 53211
04/2011 - 07/2016 Assistant Professor, Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2013 - Present Member, Neuroscience Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2016 - Present Associate Professor, Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2016 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/2016 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
10/2017 - Present Member, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Qualified Primary Master's Thesis Mentor in the Clinical & Transitional Science Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226
01/2018 - Present Adjunct Professor, Department Of Psychology, Marquette University, 1250 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
03/2009 - Present Director of the Health Psychology Practicum, Departments of Surgery & Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
10/2011 - Present Member, MCW Graduate Faculty and Qualified PhD Dissertation Mentor, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2018 - Present Member, Health Psychology Residency Faculty, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

RESEARCH ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
11/2008 - 11/2009 Facilitator, Stress and Quality of Life Research Consortium, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
11/2008 - 10/2013 Affiliate Faculty, Injury Research Center, Research Core, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/2013 - Present Member, Neuroscience Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
10/2013 - Present Co - Director, Injury Research Center, Research Core, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
06/2015 - Present Co - Director, Milwaukee Trauma Outcomes Project, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/2008 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma & Critical Care, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
06/2011 - Present Associate Professor, Children Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
10/2011 - 03/2013 Associate Professor, Community Memorial Hospital, W180N8085 Town Hall Road, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Licensure
2860-057
03/15/2010
09/2019
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
1997 - 2000 Wyoming Transfer Student Excellence Scholarship
1997 - 2000 President's Honor Roll (3 Semesters)
05/2000 Graduated with Honors, University of Wyoming
05/2000 Undergraduate Zoology Excellence Award , University of Wyoming
08/2000 AmeriCorp National Scholarship, Marquette University
2002 - 2005 Full Tuition Scholarship, Marquette University
2006 - 2007 Schmitt Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Marquette University
2010 - 2012 Loan Repayment Program Recipient, National Institute of Health
2010 Harold Yuker Award for research Excellence for the most Highly Rated Paper Published in the Journal of Rehabilitation Psychology in 2010, American Psychological Association
2011 Mentored Graduate Student Research Award for Best Research Poster Honor & Stipend, Wisconsin Psychological Association Annual Conference
2012 Award for Best Clinical Paper , Journal of Trauma Nursing
2013 - 2014 Loan Repayment Program Recipient, National Institute of Health
2015 - 2016 Medical College of Wisconsin Leadership Academy (Nominated), Medical College of Wisconsin
2015 - 2016 Loan Repayment Program Recipient , National Institute of Health
2015 - 2017 American Psychological Association Division 56 (Trauma Psychology) Task Force on Integration of Psychology with Trauma Centers (Presidential Appointment), American Psychological Association
2015 - 2017 Presidential Faculty Scholar Award
2016 Forty under 40 Award , Business Journal
2018 Small Research Equipment Award , Office of Research, Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1998 - 2000 Cardinal Key National Junior Society (Member )
1999 - 2000 Mortar Board National Honor Society (Member )
1999 - 2000 Golden Key National Honor Society (Member )
2004 - Present American Psychological Association - Rehabilitation Psychology 22M (Member)
2004 - Present American Psychological Association - Trauma Psychology 56M (Member)
2004 - Present American Psychological Association - Health Psychology 38M (Member )
2006 - 2007 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (Member )
2007 - Present International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (Member )
2007 - Present Association for Psychological Science (Member)
2009 - Present Midwest Psychological Association (Member )
2011 - 2014 Milwaukee Area Psychological Association (Member )
2011 - Present Wisconsin Psychological Association (Member )
2011 - Present Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (Member )
2018 - Present American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (Member (elected))
2018 - Present International Society for Trauma Stress Studies Travel Grant Committee (Member )

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Ad-Hoc Reviewer
2019 Anxiety and Depression Conference
Academic Emergency Medicine
Journal of Traumatic Stress
Journal of Rehabilitation Psychology
Health Outcomes Research in Medicine
Journal of Clinical Psychology
Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews
The Psychological Record
American Journal of Public Health

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2011 - Present Reviewer for Poster Submissions, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Meeting

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
International Consortium to Predict PTSD
Source:
National Institute of Mental Health
Role:
Co-Investigator, MCW Site PI
PI:
Arik Shalev, MD, NYU
Dates:
07/2014 - 06/2019
 
Title:
Acute Neurocognitive - affective Predictors of Chronic Post-Trauma Outcomes
Source:
National Institute of Mental Health
Role:
Co-Investigator, MCW Site PI
PI:
Christine Larson, Ph.D.
Dates:
08/2015 - 07/2020
Direct Funds:
$2,266,913 (To develop a neurobiopyschosocial risk model for PTSD after Traumatic injury)
 
Title:
Racial and Ethnic Disparities and PTSD: The Role of Socio-environmental and Biologic Vulnerability
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Role:
PI
PI:
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ph.D.
Dates:
04/2017 - 03/2019
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (To evaluate the biologic vulnerability of patients at greatest risk for PTSD after trauma by CTRA gene expression and allostatic loan and their link with pre-injury socio-environmental stress)
 
Title:
Medical Student Summer Research Training in Aging and Injury
Source:
National Institute on Aging: Institutional National Research Service Award
Role:
Research Faculty
Dates:
05/2017 - 04/2022
Direct Funds:
$68,940
 
Title:
Milwaukee Trauma Outcomes Project (MTOP)
Source:
Marquette University 2017 Innovation Fund
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Lucas Torres, Ph.D.
Dates:
07/2017 - 06/2020
Direct Funds:
$150,000 (To Initiate an interdisciplinary research program that examines cumulative stress burden and the mechanisms that contribute to PTSD among racial/ethnic minority individuals )
 
Pending
Peer Review
Title:
Acute endocannabinoid activity involved in hyperarousal, memory formation, and non-remitting PTSD: A dense sampling approach
Source:
NIH (R01 MH116656-01A1)
Role:
PI
PI:
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ph.D.
Dates:
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2024
Direct Funds:
$2,481,513 (To examine the neural pathways and endocannabinoid response as phenotypes of risk for PTSD after injury)
 
Title:
Feasibility of a validation study of the injured trauma survivor screen
Source:
CTSI MCW
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Joshua Hunt, PhD
Dates:
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (To further validate the injured trauma survivor screen for PTSD and depression detection in a multi-institutional project)
 
Title:
fMRI informed amygdala-targeting eEG neurofeedback training in recent PTSD
Source:
NIH (R61/R33)
Role:
MCW Principal Investigator
PI:
Arik Shalev, MD, NYU
Dates:
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2025
Direct Funds:
$2,500,000 (To evaluate the impact that EEG neurofeedback has on amygdala functioning and PTSD symptomatology in patients diagnosed with acute PTSD.)
 
Title:
Mental health and opioid use in emergency general surgery patients
Source:
CTSI MCW
Role:
Co-PI
PI:
Panna Codner, MD
Dates:
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (To document the mental health sequalae of emergency general surgery patients and how their psychological status impacts extended opioid use and abuse)
 
Title:
Development of a Novel Tool to Predict the Occurrence of Mental Health Impairments in Sepsis Survivors
Source:
CTSI MCW
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Rahul Nanchal, MD
Dates:
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (To develop a screening tool to detect poor mental health outcomes in sepsis patients)
 
Title:
Structure cognitive therapy to improve neurocognitive dysfunction in older intensive care unit sepsis survivors
Source:
CTSI MCW
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Jonathon Truwit, MD
Dates:
04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (To evaluate the impact that structured cognitive rehabilitation training has on cognitive functioning in older patients with sepsis)
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Helping Abuse and Violence End Now (Marquette University)
Source:
US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Violence Against Women Office
Role:
Graduate Research Associate
Dates:
07/2001 - 06/2004
Direct Funds:
$300,000
 
Title:
Master's Thesis: Witnessing Parental Violence: A Retrospective Analysis of the Effects of Partner Violence in a Sample Ethnically Diverse Women
Source:
Marquette University
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Azmaira Maker, Ph.D.
Dates:
07/2003 - 12/2004
 
Title:
The Process of Making Meaning for Spinal Cord Injured Veterans: A Cross-Sectional Examination
Source:
Schmitt Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Marquette University
Role:
PI
PI:
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ph.D.
Dates:
08/2006 - 08/2007
Direct Funds:
$13,000
 
Title:
Initial Development of a Trauma - Specific Quality of Life Instrument
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Injury Research Center
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Karen Brasel, MD
Dates:
07/2008 - 06/2010
Direct Funds:
$98,335 (To develop a measure of trauma specific quality of life )
 
Title:
Emotion Regulation Dyfunction as a Predictor of Long - Term Posttrauma Distress
Source:
Injury Research Center, Seed Grant Program
Role:
PI
PI:
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ph.D.
Dates:
11/2010 - 06/2012
Direct Funds:
$24,000 (To establish emotion dysregulation using fMRI as predictive PTSD after traumatic injury)
 
Title:
Initial Development of Trauma Screen
Source:
National Institute on Aging: Institutional National Research Service Award
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Linda Meurer, MD
Dates:
05/01/2012 - 04/30/2017
 
Title:
Use of Mechanism of Injury for the Identification of Severly injured Children
Source:
NIH Child Health and Human Development
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
E. Brooke Lerner, Ph.D.
Dates:
06/2013 - 06/2014
 
Title:
Characterizing the Neural Basis of Extinction of Conditioned Fear as the Critical Component in Exposure Therapy for PTSD
Source:
Clinical and Translational Science Institute, MCW
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Christine Larson, Ph.D.
Dates:
06/2013 - 06/2014
 
Title:
mPeer: Mobile Detection of High Risk Behavior in Veterans - A Sociotechnical System Approach
Source:
Clinical and Translational Science Institute, MCW
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Zeno Franco, MD
Dates:
06/2013 - 06/2014
 
Title:
Initial Development of Trauma Screen
Source:
Research Affairs Committes (MCW) New Faculty Grant
Role:
PI
PI:
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ph.D.
Dates:
07/2014 - 12/2015
Direct Funds:
$25,000 (To develop a screen for PTSD and depression for Hospitalized injured trauma survivors )
 
Title:
The Role of the Endocannabinoid System in Resilience and Psychopathology after Traumatic Injury
Source:
National Institute of Mental health
Role:
PI
PI:
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ph.D.
Dates:
09/2014 - 08/2017
Direct Funds:
$275,000 (To identify the stress buffering role of the endocannabinoid system in protecting against PTSD after traumatic injury )
 
Title:
Predictive Value of Personality Measures on Outcome After mTBI
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Clinical and Translation Science Institute
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Lin Nelson, Ph.D.
Dates:
04/2015 - 03/2016
Direct Funds:
$50,000 (Evaluate whether personality factors predict - post-concussion syndrome efollowing polytraumatic injury with an mTBI event )
 
Title:
Presidential Faculty Scholar Award
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin- Presidents Office
Role:
PI
PI:
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ph.D.
Dates:
08/2015 - 07/2017
Direct Funds:
$100,000
 
Title:
The Feasibility and Effectiveness of a Brief Preventative Intervention
Source:
Research Affairs Committee, New Faculty Grant
Role:
Co-Investigator, Mentor for Principal Investigator
PI:
Sadie Larsen, Ph.D.
Dates:
11/2015 - 05/2018
Direct Funds:
$25,000 (Evaluate efficacy and feasibility of an early intervention to prevent PTSD)
 
Title:
Predictive Value of Personality Measures on Outcome after mTBI: Extension Project
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Lin Nelson, Ph.D.
Dates:
04/2016 - 03/2017
Direct Funds:
$25,000 (Evaluate whether personality factors predict post-concussion syndrome follow polytraumatic injury with an mTBI event. )
 
Title:
Targeted Intervention for Patient Centered Outcome in Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Clinical and Translation Science Institute
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Vijaya Ramalingam, MD
Dates:
11/2016 - 10/2017
 
Title:
A Randomized Controlled Trial of an iPad for Patient Communication during Mechanical Ventilation
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Rahul Nanchal, MD
Dates:
11/2016 - 10/2018
Direct Funds:
$25,000 (To Evaluate the ability of an iPad program to speak for critical care patients when they are unable to verbally communicate and its impact on anxiety and stress while in the intensive care unit. )
 
Title:
Improving Patient-Centered Outcome Measurements for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury
Source:
Medical College of Wisconsin, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Center
Role:
Co - Investigator
PI:
Lin Nelson, Ph.D.
Dates:
03/2017 - 02/2018
Direct Funds:
$30,000 (To validate a traumatic brain injury specific quality of life instrument.)
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Evaluation of the Mock Crash as a Primary Prevention Program
Source:
AAA
Role:
PI
PI:
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ph.D.
Dates:
01/2015 - 06/2016
Direct Funds:
$10,000 (To evaluate the efficacy and effectiveness of the Mock Crash Forever Changed Program as a primary prevention intervention to prevent inattentive driving )
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Psychological Impact of Traumatic Injury, Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 04/2009
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, The Stress Response and Ways of Coping, Living Well Series for Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2009
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Critical Incident Stress Management, Homeland Defense Exercise Red Dragon Disaster Medical Forum, Wisconsin Hospital Emergency Preparedness Program, Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 06/16/2009
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Health Psychology Practice in a Medical Setting, Marquette University, Department of Psychology, Lecture to Health Psychology Undergraduate Course, Marquette University, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 10/2009
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, The Face of a Career in Health Psychology, Department of Psychology Lecture to Graduate Students, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 11/2009
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Pre-and-Post Deployment Adjustment in a Sample of Combat Military Soldiers, Department of Population Health, Division of Epidemiology Research Semiar, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 04/2010
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Psychopathology and Resilience following Traumatic Injury, Neuroscience Research Meeting, Department of Biophysics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 02/2011
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, PTSD - The EMS Role, SERTAC Cutting Edge in Trauma, Pewaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2011
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Faculty Panel on Gun Violence, Injury Research Center's Summer Student Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 07/17/2012
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ethics of Trauma-Focused Treatment in Suicidal Patients: Lessons Learned with Trauma Injury Survivors, Bioethics Grand Rounds Presentation, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 09/2012
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ethics of Trauma - Focused Treatment in Suicidal Patients: Lessons Learned with Trauma Injury Survivors, Midwest Ethics Committee Network, Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities Institute for Health and Society, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 10/30/2012
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, The Psychological Effects of Trauma - PTSD, Acute Care Surgery: Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency General Surgery Symposium, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 04/12/2013
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Why Some Thrive and Some Fail, 2013 Women in Science Series, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 06/27/2013
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Faculty Panel on Gun Violence, Injury Research Center's Summer Student Program, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 07/16/2014
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Alternatives in Critical Stress Debriefing, SERTAC Cutting Edge in Trauma, Pewaukee, Wisconsin, 09/2014
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Neurobiological Indicators of PTSD Risk in a Sample of Trauma Patients, Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 03/2015
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Building a Model of Neurobiopsychosocial Risk for PTSD in Injured Trauma Survivors, Department of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 04/2015
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, PTSD in the Ortho Trauma Population, 2015 Orthopedic Conference: Soaring to New Heights in Orthopedic Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 09/2015
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Expert Round Table Discussion: U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Next Generation Researchers Initiatives, Medical college of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2015
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Presentation on Research Focus of Trauma and Critical Care Division, WE Care Event, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 12/2015
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Joshua C. Hunt, The Relationship between mTBI and PTSD: Real or Imagined?, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 03/2016
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, PTSD in Trauma - Patients - Quality of Life for Patients and Caregivers, Medical College of Wisconsin Nursing Trauma Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 03/2016
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Impact of Stress and Trauma on the Health and Well-being of Patients, Medical College of Wisconsin WE Care Event Luncheon, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2016
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Neurobiological Indicators of PTSD Risk in Injured Tauma Survivors, Center for AIDS Intervention Research Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 05/2017
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Clinical Care of Civilian Trauma Patients, Trauma in Our Community Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 06/2017
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Sandy Cotton, John Meurer, Panelist, Panel Discussion on How Techealth can Promote Transdisciplinary, multi-institution Health Research Regionally, Zilber School of Public Health, Uniersity of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 10/2017
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder after Injury, MCW President's Research Council Luncheon, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 01/2018
Kelly Boyle, Savo Bou Zein Eddine, Thomas Carver, David Milia, Jeremy Juern, Rachel Morris, Lewis Somberg, Jacob Peschman, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Marc de Moya, Vascular and Trauma Surgical Specialists have Equivalent Outcomes with Management of Traumatic Periperal Vascular Injuries, Surgery Research Resident Update, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Wisconsin, 06/2018
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Phenotypes of Risk for Psychiatric Illness After Traumatic Injury, Milwaukee Academy of Surgery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 10/2018
 
Regional
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, PTSD and Functional Outcome Screening., Advances in Trauma Care, Gunderson Hospital, La Cross WI, 05/04/2012
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Psychopathology and Resilience after Traumatic Injury, Colloquium Presentation, Department of Psychology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL, 10/04/2012
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, PTSD and the Lambeau Leap: Taking a Chance on Trauma Informed Care, Wisconsin Association for Physician Assistants Annual Convention, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 10/11/2012
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Etiology of and Treatment of PTSD, Wisconsin Academy of Physicians Assistants 2013 Spring Conference, Middleton, WI, 04/11/2013
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Survival and Beyond: Factors Affecting Recovery and Resiliency Following Traumatic Injury, Research Lecture Presented to Center for the Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress, Kent State University, Akron, Ohio, 02/20/2018
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Christine Larson, The Neurobiology of Traumatic Stress Symptoms: A Case-Based Perspective, Dane County Trauma-Informed Community Summit, Madison, WI, 11/16/2018
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Melissa Nelson, and Marissa Kalkman, Mental Health in the Workplace, Invited panel presentation at the Women Leaders Conference, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 03/01/2019
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Susan Angel Miller, Permission to Thrive, Invited Author Event, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Chancellor Event, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/09/2019
 
National
Annette Bertelson, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Implementing a PTSD Screening and Intervention Program, Trauma Center Association of America, 15th Annual Trauma Conference, Charleston S.C., 10/23/2012
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Trauma Informed Approaches with the Health Care Systems: Story of the traumatic injury populations., The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Forum on Global Violence Prevention: Neurocognitives and Psychosocial Impactsof Violence and Trauma, Washington D.C., 07/31/2017
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, PTSD and Mental Health in Trauma Patients, Trauma Center Association of America, 21st Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 04/30/2018
Philip Redlich, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Robert Treat, Ryan Spellecy, Marilyn Zarka, Michael Zimmerman, Travis Webb, Brian Lewis, David Gourlay, Gwen Lomberk, Kellie Brown, Mary Otterson, Douglas Evans, and Tracy Wang, Faculty mentoring: Early experience with a Formal Mentoring Committee, 14th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Houston, Texas, 02/07/2019
 
International
Jacquelyn Campbell, Vincent Felitti, Diana Faugno, Kevin Hamberger, Marlene Melzer-Lange, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Stephanie Dallam, A Conversation about National healthcare Issues, Invited Panel, 15th International Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma, San Diego, California, 09/2010
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Philip N. Redlich, Tracy S. Wang, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, et al., Faculty Perceptions of a Structured Mentoring Committee in the Department of Surgery, Innovations in Healthcare Education Research Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/23/2018
 
Regional
Abbey K. Valvano, Amanda Lehnherr, Jennifer Lane, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and Ed de St. Aubin, The Impact of Service Connection for Spinal Cord Injured Veterans, Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2009
Ed de St. Aubin, Rebekah Lohre, Abbey Valvno, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and James Hasting, Predicting Positive Post Trauma Recovery: The Relative Contributions of Hardiness and Faith, Midwest Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2009
Abbey Valvano, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ed de St. Aubin, and Karen Brasel, Investigating Psychological Health Following Extended Stays in the Surgical ICU: A Narrative Approach, Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 2012
Joshua C. Hunt, Vanessa Simiola, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Development of a Brief Screen to Predict PTSD Among Adults Admitted to a Level 1 Trauma Center, Emergency Medicine Research Forum: A Forum for Original Adult and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 04/2015
Joshua C. Hunt and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Comparison of DSM-5 CAPS PTSD Factor Structures in Injured Trauma Survivors, Midwestern Psychological Association 88th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 2016
Jana Ranson, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Michael McCrae, and Lindsey Nelson, Different Acute Post-Injury Symptoms Mediate the Relation Between Maladaptive Personality and Later PTSD Symptoms in mTBI and non-TBI Orthopedic Poly-trauma Civilian Inpatients, From the Community to the Battlefield: Learning and Training together Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2017
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Karen Brasel, and Cecilia Hillard, The Role of the Endocannabinoid System in PTSD Early After Traumatic Injury, From the Community to the Battlefield: Learning and Training Together Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2017
Colleen Trevino, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and Cecilia Hillard, The Endocannabinoid System and Transition of Acute Chronic Pain in the Traumatically Injured, From the Community to the Battlefield: Learning and Training Together, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2017
Joshua C. Hunt, Samantha Durbin, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Does mTBI cause PTSD or Depression? A Prospective Evaluation of Patients Treated at a Level 1 Trauma Center, From the Community to the Battlefield: Learning and Training Together Symposium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2017
Philip N. Redlich, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Robert Treat, Ryan Spellecy, Marilyn Zarka, Michael Zimmerman, Travis Webb, Brian Lewis, David Gourlay, Gwen Lomberk, Kellie Brown, Mary Otterson, Douglas B. Evans, and Tracy S. Wang, Early Experience of a Structured Mentoring Committee in the Department of Surgery: Faculty Perceptions and Participation, Wisconsin Surgical Society Conference, Kohler, Wisconsin, 2018
 
National
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Abbey Valvano, Ed de St. Aubin, James Hasting, and Patricia Horn, Purpose in Life and Meaning Making Following Spinal Cord Injury, 20th Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Illinois, 2008
Abbey Valvano, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ed de St. Aubin, James Hasting, and Patricia Horn, Optimism Mediates Existential Meaning and Well-being in Spinal Cord Injured Veterans, 20th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Illinois, 2008
Anthony D. Mancini, George A. Bonanno, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and Mark Rusch, Predictors of Risk and Resilience in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, 21st Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, California, 2008
Michelle M. Cornette, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Gregory M. Fosco, David C. Clark, Richard L. Holloway, and Thomas E. Joiner, Application of the Interpersonal - Psychological Theory of Suicidal Behavior to Physicians and Medical Trainees, 42nd American Association of Suicidology Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, 2009
George A. Bonanno, Anthony D. Mancini, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and Mark Rusch, Mapping Individual Differences to Trauma: Bioepidemic and Emergency Surgery, 23rd Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, Massachusetts, 2010
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Jennifer Imig, William Lorber, and Shaun English, PTSD, Depression, and Alcohol Use in a Pre-Deployment Military Sample, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, California, 2010
Christine Larson, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Lauren Taubitz, and Emily Belleau, Divergent Neural Correlates of Hyperarousal and Intrusive Symptoms in Acute Trauma Survivors, Annual Meeting of the Society of Psychophysiological Research, Atlanta, Georgia, 2014
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Lauren Taubitz, and Christine Larson, Prediction of Chronic PTSD Using Early fMRI Evidence of Emotion Dysregulation in Trauma Survivors, 69th Annual Scientific Meeting for the Society for Biological Psychiatry, New York, New York, 2014
Christine Larson, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Lauren Taubitz, and Emily Belleau, Neural Markers of Emotion Dysregulation in Acute Care Trauma Survivors Predict Chronic PTSD, Annual Meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Miami, Florida, 2015
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Joshua C. Hunt, Ann M. Warren, and Karen Brasel, Utility of the Injured Trauma Survivor Screen to Predict PTSD and Depression in Hospitalized Trauma Patients, Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 2016
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Screening and Treating Injured Trauma Survivors for PTSD and Depression at a Level 1 Trauma Center, 75th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Colorado, 2016
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini and Cecilia Hillard, The Role of the Endocannabinoid System in PTSD Early after Traumatic Injury, Annual Meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of American, San Francisco, California, 2017
Joshua C. Hunt and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Six-Month Follow-Up of the Injured Trauma Survivor Screen: Clinical Implications and Future Directions, Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Baltimore, Maryland, 2017
Jacklynn M. Fitzgerald, Samantha A. Chesney, Tara Sander, Karen J. Brasel, Christine L. Larson, Cecilia J. Hillard, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Endocannabinoids and Risk for Depression in Traumatic-Injury Survivors, 74th Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 05/16/2019 - 05/18/2019
Kenneth P. Bennett, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and Christine L. Larson, White matter integrity in individuals at-risk for PTSD development: a longitudinal investigation, 74th Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, 05/16/2019 - 05/18/2019
 
International
Elizabeth A. Skowron, Judy M. Koslowski, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Family Structure, Differentiation, Attachment Representations, and Competence in Urban Children, North American Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 2000
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini and Azmaira H. Maker, Witnessing Parental Violence: A Retrospective Analysis of the Effects on Partner Violence in a Sample of Ethnically Diverse Women, 2nd Annual International Conference of Violence, Trauma, and Recovery, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England, 2005
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini and Mark Rusch, Predictors of Resiliency and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Following Traumatic Injury, 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 2008
Ed de St. Aubin, Abbey Valvano, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, James Hasting, and Patricia Horn, Predicting Post Trauma Quality of Life: Meaning-making Trumps Medical Reality, 24th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 2008
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Purpose in Life and Meaning Making Following Spinal Cord Injury, 20th Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Illinois, 2008
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ed de St. Aubin, Abbey Valvano, and James Hasting, Investigating Meaning Making as a Moderator Between Depression and Well-Being, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada, 2009
Sharon Shatil, Ed de St. Aubin, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and Abbey Valvano, Predicting Post Trauma Quality of Life: The Mediating Role of Hardiness, 25th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Atlanta, Georgia, 2009
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Abbey Valvano, and Karen Brasel, Peritraumatic Factors Associated with PTSD Symptoms Clusters Six Months After Traumatic Injury, 25th Annual Meeting of International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Atlanta, Georgia, 2009
Abbey Valvano, Ed de St. Aubin, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and James Hasting, Coping Self-Efficacy Predicts Psychological and Physical Well-being, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada, 2009
Abbey Valvano, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Ed de St. Aubin, and Karen Brasel, Understanding the Life Stories of Individuals who have Experienced Potentially Traumatic Events, 25th Annual European Health Psychology Conference, Hersonisoss,Greece, 2011
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Abbey Valvano, Karen Brasel, and Ed de St. Aubin, Psychopathology and Resilience in an Injured Trauma Sample with Extended Stays in the ICU, 25th Annual European Health Psychology Conference, Hersonisoss, Greece, 2011
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Lauren Taubitz, and Christine Larson, Early fMRI Evidence of Emotion Dysregulation in Motor Vehicle Crash Survivors, 30th Annual Meeting for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Miami, Florida, 2014
Rebekah Angove, Marlene Melzer-Lange, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Screening for Childhood Exposure to Violence in Pediatric Primary Care: Providers Practices and Perspectives, 30th Annual Meeting for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Miami, Florida, 2014
Christine Larson, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Lauren Taubitz, Jamie Hanson, and Emily Belleau, Disruptions in Affect Regulation Circuitry in Acute Trauma Survivors Predicts Chronic PTSD, Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2015
Nida Corry, Norah Mulvaney-Day, John Fairbank, Charles Marmar, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, William Schlenger, and Danna Mauch, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and its Relation to Long-Term Health Outcomes and Service Utilization Among Vietnam Veterans: Implications for Clinical Practice and Policy, 31st Annual Meeting for the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2015
Vanessa Simiola, Joshua C. Hunt, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Predictors of Mental Health Service Utilization in Injured Trauma Survivors, Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2015
Joshua C. Hunt, Vanessa Simiola, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Predicting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Single-Incident Trauma Survivors with an Acute Injury: Preliminary Findings, Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2015
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Public Health and Individual Impact of Different Screening Procedures to Assess Risk for PTSD Following Traumatic Injury, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Dallas, Texas, 2016
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Joshua C. Hunt, and Ann M. Warren, PTSD and Depression Screening with an In-Person 9 Item Measure for Hospitalized Trauma Survivor, Annual Meeting at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Dallas, Texas, 2016
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Addressing Trauma - Related Issues and Problems in Medical Settings, 75th meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, Colorado, 2016
Joshua C. Hunt, Samantha Durbin, Nicholas Schumann, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Exploring the Impact of an Alternative Methodology on the Relationship between mTBI and PTSD, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 11/2017
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Samantha Chesney, and Cecilia Hillard, The Role of Cortisol and the Endocannabinoid System in PTSD and Health Disparities after Trauma Injury, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 11/2017
Christine Larson, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Emily Belleau, and Lauren Taubitz, Neural Markers of Emotion Dysregulation in Acute Trauma Survivors Predict Chronic PTSD, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 11/2017
Olufisayo Fagbemi, Amber Brandolino, Cecilia Hillard, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Role of Marijuana Use of PTSD and Circulating Endocannabinoids: Prospective Longitudinal Study, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 11/2017
Emily Belleau, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Lauren Taubitz, and Christine Larson, Resting State Functional Connectivity as a Longitudinal Predictor of PTSD Symptomology, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 11/2017
Lindsey Nelson and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Predictors of PTSD Symptoms in a Prospective Inpatient Trauma Sample with and without Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 11/2017
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Samantha Chesney, and Cecilia Hillard, The Endocannabinoid System in a Traumatic Injury Sample, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 11/2017
Cecilia Hillard, Samantha Chesney, Olufisayo Fagbemi, Amber Brandolino, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Circulating 2-Arachidonoylglycerol, PTSD and Negative Mood 6 Months After Traumatic Injury, 27th Annual Meeting at the International Cannabinoid Research Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2017
Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, From Animal to Human Studies: The Role of Endocannabinoid System in Trauma and Chronic Stress, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago, Illinois, 2017
Stanley Lyndon, Samantha Chesney, Samantha Durbin, Joshua C. Hunt, and Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Investigations in the Early Aftermath of Trauma: An Analysis of Several Medications and Vital Sign Changes Implicated in the Development of PTSD, American Psychiatric Association 2018 Annual Meeting, New York, New York, 05/08/2018
Kelly A. Boyle, David J. Milia, Savo Bou Zein Eddine, Thomas W. Carver, Jeremy S. Juern, Rachel S. Morris, Lewis B. Somberg, Jacob R. Peschman, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, Marc A. de Moya, Vascular and Trauma Surgical Specialists Have Equivalent Outcomes with Management of Traumatic Peripheral Vascular Injuries., Oral Presentation at the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Region V Resident Paper Competition, Indianapolis, Indiana, 11/2018
Joshua C. Hunt, Jacklynn M. Fitzgerald, Carissa N. Weis, Ashley A. Huggins, Jessica L. Hanson, Kate A. Isely, Terri A. deRoon-Cassini, and Christine L. Larson, Classification of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury from Resting State fMRI: A Graph Theory Approach., Poster to be presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, Chicago, Illinois, 05/16/2019 - 05/18/2019
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
12/2008 - 12/2012 Member, Suicide Research Interest Group, Injury Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
04/2009 - 04/2010 Member, Domestic Violence Research Interest Group, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2009 - Present Co- Chair, IRC Core Committee, Injury Research Center, The Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2011 - Present Member, Continuing Education Committee, Clinical & Translational Science Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin
10/2011 - Present Member, Public and Community Health Doctoral Program Advisory Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
05/2015 - 05/2018 Member, IRB Committee # 3, Medical College of Wisconsin
12/2015 - Present Member, Department of Surgery Faculty Mentoring Workgroup, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
03/2017 - Present Member, Health Psychology Residency Core Faculty, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2018 - Present Member, Ad Hoc Regulatory Burden Committee, Office of Research, Medical College of Wisconsin
03/2019 - Present Member, Physicians Patient Service and Practice Operations Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
05/2008 - Present Member, Froedtert & Medical College - Trauma & Acute Care Surgery Strategic Plan Committee, Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin
08/2014 - Present Member, Trauma Program Operational Process Performance Committee, Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
07/2015 - Present Member, Injury Prevention Committee, Division of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
07/2013 - Present Faculty Panelist, Summer Research Series
07/2017 - Present M1 Research Pathways Mentor
- 03/2015 Lecturer, M4 Injury Prevention Integrated Selective
- 10/2014 Lecturer M4, Injury Prevention Integrated Selective
 
Resident and Fellow Education
01/2017 - Present Biopsychosocial Interviewing Part 2
01/2017 - Present Establishing a Clinical & Translational Research Agenda
01/2017 - Present Neurobiology of PTSD
01/2017 - Present Job Interviewing and Talks for Career in Academic Medicine
01/2017 - Present Biopsychosocial Assessment: Translating Diagnostics to Treatment
- 05/2015 Lecturer, PGY 1 Residents "Coping with Stress"
- 05/2014 Lecturer, PGY1 Resident "Coping with Stress"
 
Continuing Medical Education
- 05/21/2015 Presenter "Psychological Outcomes After Trauma" 2NT Nursing Education
- 05/14/2015 Presenter "Psychological Outcomes After Trauma" 2NT Nursing Education
 
Graduate Student Education
09/2008 - Present Supervisor, Externship Placement for Graduate Psychology Students, Trauma Psychology Service
04/2015 - Present Lecturer, Neuroscience of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Neuroscience Graduate Course
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Kaela Chiu, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2006 - 06/2012 Mentored Clinical Research
Jessica L Anderson, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2008 - 05/2011 Mentored Clinical Research
Lisa Kodadek, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2008 - 06/2012 Mentored Clinical Research
Emily Abbott, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2008 - 06/2012 Mentored Clinical Research
Catherine Chu, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2009 - 06/2012 Mentored Clinical Research
Michelle Hofmeister, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2011 - 06/2014 Mentored Clinical Research
Jessica Hanley, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2011 - 06/2012 Mentored Clinical Research
Angie Geiger, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2012 - 06/2013 Mentored Clinical Research
Peter Dietrich, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2013 - Present Mentored Clinical Research
JP Wanner, Medical College of Wisconsin, 06/2013 - Present Mentored Clinical Research, Honors in Research, a paper under review
 
Graduate Students
PhD
Rebecca Angove, Medical College of Wisconsin, 05/2011 - 06/2014 Screening for Childhood Exposure to Violence in Pediatric
Sandra Bogar, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2015 - Present Evaluation of the Mock Crash as a Primary Prevention Program
Meredith Halling, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2015 - Present Neurobiology of PTSD
Amber Brandolino, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2017 - Present Spanish Translation of the Injured Trauma Survivor Screen (ITSS)
 
Postdoctoral Students
Timothy Geier, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2017 - Present Trauma and Health Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow
 
Clinical/Research Fellows
Joshua Hunt, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2015 - 03/2017 Post-Doctoral Fellow
Timothy Geier, Medical College of Wisconsin, 09/2017 - Present Post-Doctoral Fellow
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Undergraduate Students
Therese Birmingham, 05/2011 - 05/2012 Student Mentored and Research
Courtney Kraemer, 05/2011 - 05/2012 Student Mentored and Research
David Seck, 05/2011 - 05/2012 Student Mentored and Research
Nakhita Navani, 05/2011 - 05/2012 Student Mentored and Research
Lauren Whittaker, 06/2012 - 05/2013 Student Mentored and Research
Felicity Harl, 06/2012 - 06/2015 Student Mentored and Research
Emily Leone, 06/2012 - 05/2013 Student Mentored and Research
Dode Cairncross, 06/2012 - 05/2013 Student Mentored and Research
Amber Brandolino, 06/2012 - 05/2013 Student Mentored and Research
Lindsay Finn, 06/2012 - 05/2013 Student Mentored and Research
Chloe Somberg, 06/2013 - 06/2015 Student Mentored and Research
Betsy Philipose, 06/2013 - 12/2014 Student Mentored and Research
Melanie Amini-Hajiashi, 01/2015 - 10/2015 Student Mentored and Research
Anthony Suaverdez, 05/2015 - 05/2016 Student Mentored and Research
Jillian Nichols, 05/2015 - 05/2016 Student Mentored and Research
 
Medical Students
Heidi Pernitz, Cardinal Strtich University, 06/2009 - 12/2009 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Caryn Brakenridge, Marquette University, 07/2009 - 06/2010 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Matthew Shawlin, University of Milwaukee, 2016 - 2017 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
 
Graduate Students
PhD
Jeff Karust, Marquette University, 09/2008 - 05/2009
Abby Valvano, Marquette University, 09/2008 - 08/2011
Laura Bein, Marquette University, 08/2009 - 12/2011 Mental Illness in the Military: Recognition and Decision to Seek Treatment
Colleen Trevino, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 08/2010 - 08/2011 Predictors of Chronic Pain in Traumatically Injured Hospitalized Patients
Stephanie Pattengale, Cardinal Stritch University, 06/2012 - 05/2013 Treatment Timing of PTSD After a Traumatic Experience
Brianna Bosnjak, Cardinal Stritch University, 06/2012 - 05/2013 Resource Threat of Loss Experienced by Patients involved in Traumatic Injury
MS
Heidi Pernitz, Cardinal Stritch University, 06/2009 - 12/2009
Caryn Brakenridge, Marquette University, 07/2009 - 06/2010
Matthew Shawlin, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2016 - 2017
PhD Committees
Joshua Hunt, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 08/2013 - 08/2014 Predicting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Single Incident Trauma Survivors with Acute Injury
 
Postdoctoral Students
Abbey Valvano, Marquette University, 2009 - 2010 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Julie Janacek, Marquette University, 2009 - 2010 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Megan Petrik, Marquette University, 2010 - 2012 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Angie Wendorf, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2010 - 2011 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Nichelle Rothong, Marquette University, 2010 - 2011 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
David Phelps, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2010 - 2011 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Alissa Butts, Marquette University, 2011 - 2012 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Erin Quasney, Marquette University, 2011 - 2012 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Amitha Prasad, Rosalind Franklin University, 2011 - 2012 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Mara Bach, Marquette University, 2012 - 2013 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Vanessa Simiola, Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology, 2012 - 2015 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Sara Berentsen, Rosalind Franklin University, 2012 - 2013 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Teni Davoudian, Marquette University, 2012 - 2013 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Ajeng Puspitasari, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2012 - 2013 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Joshua Hunt, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2012 - 2015 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Julia Rubinshteyn, Marquette University, 2013 - 2014 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Jessica McClintock, Marquette University, 2013 - 2014 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Annette Wilson, Marquette University, 2013 - 2014 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Stephanie Leung, Rosalind Franklin University, 2013 - 2014 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Timothy Geier, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2014 - 2015 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Jodi Bertsch, Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology, 2014 - 2015 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Kathleen Hazlett, Marquette University, 2014 - 2015 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Stephanie Potts, Marquette University, 2015 - 2016 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Amanda Donath, Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology, 2015 - 2016 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Samantha Chesney, Marquette University, 2015 - 2017 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Nicholas Schumann, Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology, 2015 - 2017 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Rae Anne Frey, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2016 - 2017 Clinical health Psychology Practicum
Tara Miskovich, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2016 - 2017 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Kenneth Bennett, Marquette University, 2017 - 2018 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Katelyn Heyrman, Marquette University, 2017 - 2018 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
Sydney Timmer-Murillo, Marquette University, 2017 - 2019 Clinical Health Psychology Practicum
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
05/2005 Marquette University, College of Professional Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Psychology of Individual Differences
07/2005 Marquette University, Department of Psychology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Abnormal Psychology
09/2005 Marquette University, Department of Psychology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Research Methods and Design
09/2005 Marquette University, College of Professional Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Adult Development and Aging
04/2006 Marquette University, Department of Psychology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Research Methods and Design
05/2006 Marquette University, College of Professional Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Psychology of Individual Differences
05/2006 Carroll University, Division of Natural and Health Sciences, Waukesha, Wisconsin Experimental Psychology
09/2007 Carroll University, Division of Natural and Health Science, Waukesha, Wisconsin Statistics and Research Methods
09/2007 Marquette University, College of Professional Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Introduction to Psychology
09/2007 Marquette University, College of Professional Studies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Psychology of Individual Differences
09/2009 Carroll University, Division of Natural and Health Sciences, Waukesha, Wisconsin Statistics and Research Methods
05/2010 Carroll University, Division of Natural and Health Sciences, Waukesha, Wisconsin Statistics and Research Methods
07/2012 Carroll University, Division of Natural and Health Science, Waukesha, Wisconsin Statistics and Research Methods

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING :
09/2013 Cardinal Stritch University, Department of Psychology - Milwaukee, Wisconsin Graduate Psychopathology

INVITED GRANT REVIEWS:
01/2018 US - Israel Binational Science Foundation
02/16/2018 National Institute of Health, Special Emphasis Panel, Scientific Review Group 2018/05 ZRG1 BDCN-J (02)S
10/31/2018 National Institute of Health, Special Emphasis Panel, Scientific Review Group 2019/01 ZRG1 BDCN-J (02)M

POSTERS:
2005 Benotsch EG, deRoon-Cassini TA, Wright V, Seal DW, Prosen H, Kelly JA, Bogart LM, Galletly C. “Stigma and AIDS: Challenges Faced by Community Organizations Conducting HIV Prevention Programs in the United States.” 26th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Boston, Massachusetts. 2005.
2006 deRoon-Cassini TA, Cornette MM, Joiner TE, Proescher E. “Review of an Interpersonal Model of Veteran Suicidality.” Annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 2006.
2006 deRoon-Cassini TA, Maker AH. “Intergenerational Transmission of Violence: Asian, Latina, and Middle Eastern Women.” Annual American Psychological Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2006.
2009 deRoon-Cassini TA, de St. Aubin E, Valvano A, Hasting J. “Investigating Meaning Making as a Moderator Between Depression and Well-Being.” American Psychological Association Annual Convention. Toronto, Canada. 2009.
2009 Karst J, Abbott E, deRoon-Cassini TA, Valvano A, de St. Aubin E. “Threat of Financial Resource Loss and Long – Term Trauma Outcomes.” 25th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Atlanta, Georgia. 2009.
2011 Bertelsen A, deRoon-Cassini TA, Brasel K. “Implementing a Post-Traumatic Stress and Functional Outcomes Screening Process.” Trauma Center Association of American Annual Trauma Conference. *Awarded best poster presented at Conference* San Diego, California. 2011.
2011 deRoon-Cassini TA, Valvano A, Brasel K, de St. Aubin E. “Psychopathology and Resilience in an Injured Trauma Sample with Extended Stays in the ICU.” 25th Annual European Health Psychology Conference. Hersonisoss, Greece. 2011.
2011 Valvano A, deRoon-Cassini TA, de St. Aubin E, Brasel K. “Understanding the Life Stories of Individuals who have experienced Potentially Traumatic Events.” 25th Annual European Health Psychology Conference. Hersonisoss, Greece. 2011.
2011 Melka S, Lorber W, deRoon-Cassini TA, Imig J, et al. “A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Emotion Regulation Questionnaire in a Sample of OEF Veterans Postdeployment.” Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Toronto, Canada. 2011.
2012 deRoon-Cassini TA, Bertelson A, Brasel K. “Integration of Psychology in to a Trauma Surgery Practice: The Case of Inter-Professional Practice.” Presidential Track, Poster Session at the American Psychological Association. Orlando, Florida. 2012.
2012 Hofmeister M, Chiu K, Davis J, Brasel K, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Barriers to Follow-up Care in an Urban Uninsured Population.” 28th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Los Angeles, California. 2012.
2012 Blaisdell JA, deRoon-Cassini TA, Taubitz LE, Birmingham T, Larson CL. “Neural Correlates of Face Processing in Acute Stress Disorder.” Society for Psychophysiological Research. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2012.
2012 Chiu K, Hofmeister M, Davis J, Brasel K, deRoon-Cassini TA. “The Importance of Trauma Informed Care in the Urban Community Medicine Setting.” Family Medicine Research Forum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2012.
2012 Geiger A, deRoon-Cassini TA, Brasel K. “Impact of Perception of Injury Severity on Quality of Life.” 71st Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery Conference. Kauai, Hawaii. 2012.
2012 Taubitz L, deRoon-Cassini TA, Blaisdell J, Larson CL. “Medial Profrontal and Cingulate Cortex Activity Differentiate Those with and without Acute Stress Disorder During Trauma Imagery.” Society for Psychophysiological Research. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2012.
2012 Petrik M, Bermingham T, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Relationship between Change in Recall of Traumatic Injury and Emotional Recovery Post-trauma.” 24th Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention. Chicago, Illinois. 2012.
2012 Hanley J, deRoon-Cassini TA, Brasel K. “Efficiency of a Four-Item PTSD Screen in Trauma Patients.” 71st Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery Conference. Kauai, Hawaii. 2012.
2012 deRoon-Cassini TA, Anderson R, Rusch M. “Integration of an Advanced Training Program into a Health Psychology Practice.” 6th National Association for Psychology in Academic Health Centers Conference. Nashville, Tennessee. 2012.
2012 Taubitz L, deRoon-Cassini TA, Blaisdell J, Larson CL. “Default mode Network Function Differentiates Acutely Traumatized Individuals with and without Acute Stress Disorder.” Society of Research in Psychopathology. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2012.
2012 Chiu K, Hofmeister M, David J, Brasel K, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Barriers to Care in the Urban, Uninsured Milwaukee Community.” 21st Annual Department of Family and Community Medicine. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2012.
2012 Kraemer C, deRoon-Cassini TA, Kaugars A. “An Investigation of Emotional Quality of Life After Traumatic Injury.” Wisconsin Psychological Association Convention. Middleton, Wisconsin. 2012
2012 Brasel K, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Validation of a New Trauma Specific Quality of Life Measure.” 71st Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery. Kauai, Hawaii. 2012.
2013 Brandolino A, deRoon-Cassini TA, Kaugars A. “Analysis of Gender, Trauma Type, and Social Support as Temporal Trauma Risk Factors for PTSD Severity Development.” Wisconsin Psychological Association Annual Convention. Middleton, Wisconsin. 2013.
2013 Whittaker L, deRoon-Cassini TA, Kaugars A. “Effects of Positive Coping Styles on Recovering Physical Health and Level of PTSD After Trauma.” Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 2013.
2013 Valvano A, deRoon-Cassini TA, de St. Aubin E, Brasel K. “Investigating Psychological Health Following Extended Stays in the Surgical ICU: A Narrative Approach.” Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 2013.
2013 Leone E, deRoon-Cassini TA, Kaugars A. “Factors that Contribute to an Individual’s Capacity to Forgive.” Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois. 2013.
2013 Harl F, Trevino C, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Initial Trauma Pain Practices, Building Bridges to Research Based Nursing Practice.” 15th Annual Southeastern Wisconsin Nursing Research Conference – Collaboration in Nursing Research. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2013.
2014 Peschman J, Taubitz L, deRoon-Cassini TA, Larson C, Brasel K. “fMRI Evidence for the Use of a 4-Item Screen for PTSD in Injured Trauma Survivors.” Annual Meeting of American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2014.
2014 *Harl F, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Peritraumatic Dissociative Experience Questionnaire Item Predictability of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.” Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. 2014.
2014 Dietrich PN, deRoon-Cassini TA, Brasel KJ. “Determination of the Relationship Between Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnosis and the Development of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Civilian Trauma Survivors.” Annual Meeting of American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Clinical Congress of Acute Care Surgery. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2014.
2015 Hanson J, Larson CL, deRoon-Cassini TA, Taubitz L, Belleau E. “Cortical Volume, Surface Area and Thickness in Regions Supporting Emotion Regulation are Associated with Symptoms of Avoidance in the Acute Aftermath of a Traumatic Event.” 31st Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2015.
2015 Larson S, Lorber W, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Are TBI Symptoms Specific to TBI?” 31st Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. New Orleans, Louisiana. 2015
2015 Larson CL, deRoon-Cassini TA, Taubitz LE, Belleau EL. “Neural Markers of Emotion Dysregulation in Acute Trauma Survivors Predict Chronic PTSD.” Milwaukee Regional Research Forum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. October 26th, 2015.
2015 *Harl F, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Effects of Trauma Type on Peritraumatic Dissociation and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.” Midwestern Psychological Associational Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. 2015.
2016 Nelson LD, deRoon-Cassini TA, Meier TA, Hoelzle JB. “Somatic Symptoms and Peripheral Inflammation: Toward a Biopsychosocial Model of Recovery From Traumatic Injury.” Milwaukee Regional Research Forum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2016.
2016 Hunt JC, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Examining the Factor Structure of the PCL – Among Acutely Injured Single-Incident Trauma Survivors.” 2016 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Denver, Colorado. 2016.
2016 Schumann NS, Hunt JC, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Predictors of PTSD in a Sample of Injured Trauma Survivors: Do Race and Ethnicity and Method of Injury Matter?” 2016 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Denver, Colorado. 2016.
2016 Larson SE, Pacella ML, Garfin D, Mota NP, Hunt J, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Inconsistencies in the Reporting of Trauma Exposure Characteristics Among Acute Physical Injury.” 31st Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Dallas, Texas. 2016.
2016 Hunt JC, Schumann N, Nydegger L, deRoon-Cassini TA. “A Path Analysis of Known PTSD Risk Factors and a Predictive Screen of PTSD Risk Among Single-Incident Trauma Survivors Admitted to a Level 1 Trauma Center.” 31st Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies. Dallas, Texas. 2016.
2016 Pacella M, Dickson-Gomez J, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Lifetime Rates and Current Interest in Receiving HIV and Mental Health Services Among High-Risk Acute Physical Injury Survivors.” 32nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Dallas, Texas. 2016.
2016 deRoon-Cassini TA, Hillard C. “Relationship Between Cortisol, Endocannabinoids, PTSD and Depression Immediately and Six Months After Traumatic Injury.” 23rd Annual Meeting of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society. Brighton, England, United Kingdom. 2016.
2017 Chesney S, Hunt JC, Gordon NS, Hillard C, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Emotional and Biological States in Recovery from Traumatic Injury: Connecting Expressive Suppression, PTSD and the Endocannabinoid System.” 4th Annual Conference of the Society for Affective Science. Boston, Massachusetts. April 2017.
2017 Hunt J, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Screening for PTSD and Depression in Trauma Centers: A Follow-Up study of the Injured Trauma Survivor Screen.” 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Chicago, Illinois. November 2017.
2017 Hunt JC, Durbin S, Schumann NS, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Exploring the Relationship between mTBI and PTSD: A Novel Methodological Approach.” 2017 Military Health System Research Symposium. Kissimmee, Florida. August 2017.
2017 Chesney S, Hunt JC, Hillard C, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Posttraumatic Recovery: Linking Trajectories of PTSD Symptoms Severity to Emotion Regulations.” 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Chicago, Illinois. November 2017.
2017 Halling M, Beyer K, Malecki K, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Associations between Exposure to Socio-Environmental Stressors and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Severity.” 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Chicago, Illinois. November 2017.
2017 deRoon-Cassini TA, Hunt JC. “Evidence Based Screening and Intervention for Depression and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Trauma Centers.” 20th Annual Trauma Center Association of America Conference. May 2017.
2017 Nader A, deRoon-Cassini TA, Meier TB, Hoelzle JB, Nelson LD. “Relationship between Somatic Symptoms, peripheral Inflammation, and Clinical Outcomes After Traumatic Injury.” Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society Annual Meeting. Galveston, Texas. June 2017.
2017 Ranson J, deRoon-Cassini TA, McCrea MA, Nelson LD. “Different Acute Postinjury Symptoms Mediate the Relation Between Maladaptive Personality and Later PTSD Symptoms in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and Orthopedic Polytrauma Inpatients. *Award Winner for Clinical Fellows and Residents – Basic Category. * Research Day, Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. September 2017.
2017 Hanson J, Miskovich T, deRoon-Cassini TA, Larson TC. “Amygdala and Visual Cortex Activations during Trauma Script and Recall are Associated with Perceived Life Threat In the Acute Aftermath of a Traumatic Event.” 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Chicago, Illinois. November 2017.
2017 Huggins AA, deRoon-Cassini TA, Larson CL. “Association Between Exposure to Childhood Trauma and Acute Post-Trauma Symptoms Severity in Adulthood.” 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Chicago, Illinois. November 2017.
2018 Timmer-Murillo SC, Hunt JC, Geier TJ, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Identification of Risk for PTSD Symptom Clusters Early After Trauma May Represent an Early Mechanism of PTSD Development.” 2018 International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies Conference. Washington D.C. 2018.
2018 Hunt JC, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Predicting Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Depression after Traumatic Injury.” 9th Annual Milwaukee Regional Research Forum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 2018
2018 Hunt JC, Larsen SE, Larson ER, Lorber WEG, deRoon-Cassini TA. “Interaction Between Psychiatric Symptoms and History of Mild TBI when Evaluating Post-concussion Syndrome in Veterans.” 2018 Military Health Systems Research Symposium. Kissimmee, Florida. August 2018.
05/03/2019 Brandolino AM, deRoon-Cassini TA, Hunt JC, Torres L, Huang CC, “Community & Internet-Based Development of the Spanish Language Version of the Injured Trauma Survivor Screen (ITSS).” Poster to be presented at the 5th Annual Community Engagement Spring Conference. May 3, 2019. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

SPECIALTY TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS:
10/2009 Prolonged Exposure Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
01/2015 Structural Equation Modeling using Mplus
01/2015 Latent Growth Curve Modeling using Mplus
08/2015 - 06/2016 MCW Leadership Academy (nominated)


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Bein L, Grau PP, Saunders SM, deRoon-Cassini TA. Military Mental Health: Problem Recognition, Treatment-Seeking, and Barriers Military Behavioral Health. 3 April 2019;7(2):228-237.
2. Hunt JC, Chesney SA, Brasel K, deRoon-Cassini TA. Six-month follow-up of the injured trauma survivor screen: Clinical implications and future directions. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2018 08;85(2):263-270. PMCID: PMC6081305
3. Barbano AC, van der Mei WF, deRoon-Cassini TA, Grauer E, Lowe SR, Matsuoka YJ, O'Donnell M, Olff M, Qi W, Ratanatharathorn A, Schnyder U, Seedat S, Kessler RC, Koenen KC, Shalev AY, International Consortium to Prevent PTSD. Differentiating PTSD from anxiety and depression: Lessons from the ICD-11 PTSD diagnostic criteria. Depress Anxiety. 2019 06;36(6):490-498. PMCID: PMC6548615
4. Barbano AC, van der Mei WF, deRoon-Cassini TA, Grauer E, Lowe SR, Matsuoka YJ, O'Donnell M, Olff M, Qi W, Ratanatharathorn A, Schnyder U, Seedat S, Kessler RC, Koenen KC, Shalev AY, International Consortium to Prevent PTSD. Differentiating PTSD from anxiety and depression: Lessons from the ICD-11 PTSD diagnostic criteria. Depress Anxiety. 2019 06;36(6):490-498. PMCID: PMC6548615
5. deRoon-Cassini TA, Hunt JC, Geier TJ, Warren AM, Ruggiero KJ, Scott K, George J, Halling M, Jurkovich G, Fakhry SM, Zatzick D, Brasel KJ. Screening and treating hospitalized trauma survivors for posttraumatic stress disorder and depression. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 Aug;87(2):440-450. PMCID: PMC6668348
6. deRoon-Cassini TA, Hunt JD, Geier TJ, Warren AM, Ruggiero KJ, Scott K, George J, Halling M, Jurkovich G, Fakhry SM, Zatzick D, Brasel KJ. Screening and Treating Hospitalized Trauma Survivors for PTSD and Depression. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 May 14.
7. deRoon-Cassini TA, Hunt JD, Geier TJ, Warren AM, Ruggiero KJ, Scott K, George J, Halling M, Jurkovich G, Fakhry SM, Zatzick D, Brasel KJ. Screening and Treating Hospitalized Trauma Survivors for PTSD and Depression. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2019 May 14.
8. Geier TJ, Hunt JC, Nelson LD, Brasel KJ, deRoon-Cassini TA. Detecting PTSD in a traumatically injured population: The diagnostic utility of the PTSD Checklist for DSM-5. Depress Anxiety. 2019 02;36(2):170-178. PMCID: PMC6373876
9. Shalev AY, Gevonden M, Ratanatharathorn A, Laska E, van der Mei WF, Qi W, Lowe S, Lai BS, Bryant RA, Delahanty D, Matsuoka YJ, Olff M, Schnyder U, Seedat S, deRoon-Cassini TA, Kessler RC, Koenen KC, International Consortium to Predict PTSD. Estimating the risk of PTSD in recent trauma survivors: results of the International Consortium to Predict PTSD (ICPP). World Psychiatry. 2019 Feb;18(1):77-87. PMCID: PMC6313248
10. Barbano AC, van der Mei WF, Bryant RA, Delahanty DL, deRoon-Cassini TA, Matsuoka YJ, Olff M, Qi W, Ratanatharathorn A, Schnyder U, Seedat S, Kessler RC, Koenen KC, Shalev AY. Clinical implications of the proposed ICD-11 PTSD diagnostic criteria. Psychol Med. 2019 02;49(3):483-490. PMCID: PMC6331687
11. Hargarten SW, Lerner EB, Gorelick M, Brasel K, deRoon-Cassini T, Kohlbeck S. Gun Violence: A Biopsychosocial Disease. West J Emerg Med. 2018 Nov;19(6):1024-1027. PMCID: PMC6225933
12. Qi W, Ratanatharathorn A, Gevonden M, Bryant R, Delahanty D, Matsuoka Y, Olff M, deRoon-Cassini T, Schnyder U, Seedat S, Laska E, Kessler RC, Koenen K, Shalev A on behalf of the ICPP. Application of data pooling to longitudinal studies of early post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): the International Consortium to Predict PTSD (ICPP) project. Eur J Psychotraumatol. 2018;9(1):1476442. PMCID: PMC6008580
13. Rios-Diaz AJ, Herrera-Escobar JP, Lilley EJ, Appelson JR, Gabbe B, Brasel K, deRoon-Cassini T, Schneider EB, Kasotakis G, Kaafarani H, Velmahos G, Salim A, Haider AH. Routine inclusion of long-term functional and patient-reported outcomes into trauma registries: The FORTE project. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 07;83(1):97-104.
14. Hunt JC, Chesney SA, Jorgensen TD, Schumann NR, deRoon-Cassini TA. Exploring the gold-standard: Evidence for a two-factor model of the Clinician Administered PTSD Scale for the DSM-5. Psychol Trauma. 2018 Sep;10(5):551-558. PMCID: PMC5809239
15. Hunt JC, Sapp M, Walker C, Warren AM, Brasel K, deRoon-Cassini TA. Utility of the injured trauma survivor screen to predict PTSD and depression during hospital admission. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017 01;82(1):93-101.
16. Larsen SE, Pacella ML, Garfin D, Mota NP, Hunt J, deRoon-Cassini TA. Inconsistencies in the Reporting of Perceived Trauma Severity Among Acute Physical Injury Survivors Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma. 28 May 2017;26(5):525-542.
17. Wanner JP, deRoon-Cassini T, Kodadek L, Brasel K. Development of a trauma-specific quality-of-life measurement. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Aug;79(2):275-81. PMCID: PMC4875755
18. Trevino, C.M., deRoon-Cassini, T., Szabo, A., & Brasel, K. (2015) Acute Longitudinal Pain Trajectories in the Traumatically Injured. SOJ Anesthesiology Pain Management, 2(3), 1-7.
19. Trevino C, Harl F, Deroon-Cassini T, Brasel K, Litwack K. Predictors of chronic pain in traumatically injured hospitalized adult patients. J Trauma Nurs. 2014 Mar-Apr;21(2):50-6.
20. Webb T, deRoon-Cassini T, Anderson R. “Mass-Casualty Incidents: Preparation and Multidisciplinary Management” MCW Surgery Update: Leading the Way. Winter 2013 (Volume 5, Number 1), p 2-3
21. Hanley J, deRoon-Cassini T, Brasel K. Efficiency of a four-item posttraumatic stress disorder screen in trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Oct;75(4):722-7.
22. DeRoon-Cassini TA, de St Aubin E, Valvano AK, Hastings J, Brasel KJ. Meaning-making appraisals relevant to adjustment for veterans with spinal cord injury. Psychol Serv. 2013 May;10(2):186-93.
23. Trevino CM, deRoon-Cassini T, Brasel K. Does opiate use in traumatically injured individuals worsen pain and psychological outcomes? J Pain. 2013 Apr;14(4):424-30.
24. deRoon-Cassini T, Trost S, Anderson R. “Role of Psychology in Surgery” MCW Surgery Update. Fall 2012 (Volume 4, Number 3), p 12-13
25. Codner PA, Brasel KJ, Deroon-Cassini TA. Staged abdominal repairs reduce long-term quality of life. Injury. 2012 Sep;43(9):1513-6.
26. Trevino CM, Essig B, deRoon-Cassini T, Brasel K. Chronic pain at 4 months in hospitalized trauma patients: incidence and life interference. J Trauma Nurs. 2012 Jul-Sep;19(3):154-9.
27. Cornette MM, Mathias CW, Marsh DM, DeRoon-Cassini TA, Dougherty DM. Cognition and suicide Suicide from a Global Perspective: Psychosocial Approaches. 2012:1-10.
28. Geiger AA, deRoon-Cassini T, Brasel KJ. Considering the patient's perspective in the injury severity score. J Surg Res. 2011 Sep;170(1):133-8. PMCID: PMC4881303
29. Chiu KB, deRoon-Cassini TA, Brasel KJ. Factors identifying risk for psychological distress in the civilian trauma population. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Nov;18(11):1156-60. PMCID: PMC3220731
30. Bertelson, A., Brasel, K.J., & deRoon-Cassini, T.A. (2011). Implementing a Posttraumatic Stress and Functional Outcome Screening Process for Trauma Patients at a Level 1Adult Trauma Center. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 18, 5-8. *Best 2011 Clinical Article
31. Roberts JC, deRoon-Cassini TA, Brasel KJ. Posttraumatic stress disorder: a primer for trauma surgeons. J Trauma. 2010 Jul;69(1):231-7.
32. deRoon-Cassini TA, Mancini AD, Rusch MD, Bonanno GA. Psychopathology and resilience following traumatic injury: a latent growth mixture model analysis. Rehabil Psychol. 2010 Feb;55(1):1-11.
33. Brasel KJ, Deroon-Cassini T, Bradley CT. Injury severity and quality of life: whose perspective is important? J Trauma. 2010 Feb;68(2):263-8.
34. deRoon-Cassini TA, de St Aubin E, Valvano A, Hastings J, Horn P. Psychological well-being after spinal cord injury: perception of loss and meaning making. Rehabil Psychol. 2009 Aug;54(3):306-14.
35. deRoon-Cassini, T.A., Valvano, A., de St. Aubin, E., Hastings, J., & Horn, P. (2009). Factors that shape psychological well-being after a spinal cord injury: Perception of loss and meaning making. Journal of Rehabilitation Psychology, 54, 306-314.
36. Cornette MM, deRoon-Cassini TA, Fosco GM, Holloway RL, Clark DC, Joiner TE. Application of an interpersonal-psychological model of suicidal behavior to physicians and medical trainees. Arch Suicide Res. 2009;13(1):1-14.
37. Maker AH, deRoon-Cassini TA. Prevalence, perpetrators, and characteristics of witnessing parental violence and adult dating Violence in Latina, East Asian, South Asian, and Middle Eastern women. Violence Vict. 2007;22(5):632-47.
38. Benotsch EG, Wright VJ, DeRoon Cassini TA, Pinkerton SD, Weinhardt L, Kelly JA. Use of the Internet for HIV prevention by AIDS service organizations in the United States Journal of Technology in Human Services. 18 May 2006;24(1):19-35.
39. Larsen SE, Larson ER, Hunt JC, Lorber WG, deRoon-Cassini TA. Interaction Between Psychiatric Symptoms and History of Mild TBI When Evaluating Postconcussion Syndrome in Veterans. Mil Med. 2020 01 07;185(Suppl 1):161-167.
40. Trevino CM, Cooros JC, Chesney SA, deRoon-Cassini T, Carver TW, Milia DJ. A Call to Follow-Up: Results Regarding Trauma Clinic Follow-Up Patterns. J Trauma Nurs. 2019 Nov/Dec;26(6):290-296.
41. Herrera-Escobar JP, deRoon-Cassini T, Brasel K, Nehra D, Al Rafai SS, Toppo A, Kasotakis G, Velmahos G, Salim A, Haider AH. Development and validation of a revised trauma-specific quality of life instrument. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 04;88(4):501-507.
42. Harfmann EJ, deRoon-Cassini TA, McCrea MA, Nader AM, Nelson LD. Comparison of Four Quality of Life Inventories for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries and Orthopedic Injuries. J Neurotrauma. 2020 Jun 15;37(12):1408-1417. PMCID: PMC7249455
43. van der Mei WF, Barbano AC, Ratanatharathorn A, Bryant RA, Delahanty DL, deRoon-Cassini TA, Lai BS, Lowe SR, Matsuoka YJ, Olff M, Qi W, Schnyder U, Seedat S, Kessler RC, Koenen KC, Shalev AY, International Consortium to Predict PTSD. Evaluating a screener to quantify PTSD risk using emergency care information: a proof of concept study. BMC Emerg Med. 2020 03 02;20(1):16. PMCID: PMC7053081
44. Trevino C, Geier T, Timmer-Murillo SC, Shawlin M, Milia DJ, Codner P, deRoon-Cassini T. Feasibility of a trauma quality-of-life follow-up clinic. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2020 07;89(1):226-229.
45. Geier TJ, Hunt JC, Hanson JL, Heyrman K, Larsen SE, Brasel KJ, deRoon-Cassini TA. Validation of Abbreviated Four- and Eight-Item Versions of the PTSD Checklist for DSM-5 in a Traumatically Injured Sample. J Trauma Stress. 2020 Jun;33(3):218-226.
46. Belleau EL, Ehret LE, Hanson JL, Brasel KJ, Larson CL, deRoon-Cassini TA. Amygdala functional connectivity in the acute aftermath of trauma prospectively predicts severity of posttraumatic stress symptoms: Functional connectivity predicts future PTSD symptoms Neurobiology of Stress. May 2020;12.
47. Schramm AT, Pandya K, Fairchild AJ, Venta AC, deRoon-Cassini TA, Sharp C. Decreases in psychological inflexibility predict PTSD symptom improvement in inpatient adolescents Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science. July 2020;17:102-108.
48. Timmer-Murillo SC, Hunt JC, Geier T, Brasel KJ, deRoon-Cassini TA. Identification of risk for posttraumatic stress disorder symptom clusters early after trauma. J Health Psychol. 2020 Jun 15:1359105320934192.
49. Belleau EL, Ehret LE, Hanson JL, Brasel KJ, Larson CL, deRoon-Cassini TA. Amygdala functional connectivity in the acute aftermath of trauma prospectively predicts severity of posttraumatic stress symptoms. Neurobiol Stress. 2020 May;12:100217. PMCID: PMC7231977
50. van der Mei WF, Barbano AC, Ratanatharathorn A, Bryant RA, Delahanty DL, deRoon-Cassini TA, Lai BS, Lowe SR, Matsuoka YJ, Olff M, Qi W, Schnyder U, Seedat S, Kessler RC, Koenen KC, Shalev AY, International Consortium to Predict PTSD. Correction to: Evaluating a screener to quantify PTSD risk using emergency care information: a proof of concept study. BMC Emerg Med. 2020 06 29;20(1):53. PMCID: PMC7322923
51. Webb EK, Huggins AA, Belleau EL, Taubitz LE, Hanson JL, deRoon-Cassini TA, Larson CL. Acute Posttrauma Resting-State Functional Connectivity of Periaqueductal Gray Prospectively Predicts Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2020 Sep;5(9):891-900. PMCID: PMC7483700
52. Larsen SE, Hunt JC, Geier T, Heyrman K, Schumann N, Brandolino A, Timmer-Murillo S, Bergner C, Larson C, deRoon-Cassini TA. A Randomized Trial of Modified Prolonged Exposure to Prevent the Development of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Patients Hospitalized With Traumatic Injuries Journal of Traumatic Stress. 2020.
53. Fitzgerald JM, Belleau EL, Ehret LE, Trevino C, Brasel KJ, Larson C, deRoon-Cassini T. DACC Resting State Functional Connectivity as a Predictor of Pain Symptoms Following Motor Vehicle Crash: A Preliminary Investigation. J Pain. 2020 Jul 28.
54. deRoon-Cassini TA, Stollenwerk TM, Beatka M, Hillard CJ. Meet Your Stress Management Professionals: The Endocannabinoids. Trends Mol Med. 2020 Oct;26(10):953-968. PMCID: PMC7530069
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Warren, A.M., Agtarap, S., & deRoon-Cassini, T. (2017). Psychological resilience in medical rehabilitation. In M.A. Budd, Practical Psychology in Medical Rehabilitation. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.
2. Burke, B.L., Trost, S.E., deRoon-Cassini, T., Nietzel, M.T., McCauley, E.A., Bernstein, D.A., & Speltz, M.L. (2015). Abnormal Psychology (2nd ed.). Solon, OH: Academic Media Solutions.
3. deRoon-Cassini, T., & Harl, F. (2015). Dissociative Disorders. In B.L. Burke, S.E. Trost, T. deRoon-Cassini, M.T. Nietzel, E.A. McCauley, D.A. Bernstein, & M.L. Speltz, Abnormal Psychology (2nd ed.), pp. Solon, OH: Academic Media Solutions.
4. deRoon-Cassini, T., & Hazlett, K. (2015). Neurocognitive Disorders. In B.L. Burke, S.E. Trost, T. deRoon-Cassini, M.T. Nietzel, E.A. McCauley, D.A. Bernstein, & M.L. Speltz, Abnormal Psychology (2nd ed.), pp. Solon, OH: Academic Media Solutions.
5. deRoon-Cassini, T., & Hunt, J. (2015). Schizophrenia and Related Disorders. In B.L. Burke, S.E. Trost, T. deRoon-Cassini, M.T. Nietzel, E.A. McCauley, D.A. Bernstein, & M.L. Speltz, Abnormal Psychology (2nd ed.), pp. Solon, OH: Academic Media Solutions.
6. deRoon-Cassini, T., & Hunt, J. (2015). Trauma and Related Disorders. In B.L. Burke, S.E. Trost, T. deRoon-Cassini, M.T. Nietzel, E.A. McCauley, D.A. Bernstein, & M.L. Speltz, Abnormal Psychology (2nd ed.), pp. Solon, OH: Academic Media Solutions.
7. Cornette, M.M., Mathias, C.W., Marsh, D.M. deRoon-Cassini, T.A., and Dougherty, D.M. (2008). Cognition and suicide. In Shrivastava, A. (Ed.), Handbook of suicidal behaviour.
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. deRoon-Cassini T., Brasel KJ, Anderson J. EMS role in assessing trauma victims for predictors of severe PTSD symptoms and decreased quality of life. Rapid Response. 1(IV)Winter 2011
2. Webb, T., deRoon-Cassini, T.A., & Anderson, R.C. (2013). Mass-Casualty incidents: Preparation and multidisciplinary management. Surgery Update: Leading the Way, 5, 2-3.
3. deRoon-Cassini T. How Does Trauma Impacts Mental Health? Edstrom Update Newsletter Review (2) 2013.
4. deRoon-Cassini T. PTSD Screening and Treatment in U.S. Trauma Centers. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies: StressPoints eNewsletter. July 2016.
 
Abstracts
1. *Anderson, J., Brasel, K., & deRoon-Cassini, T (2009): PTSD and Quality of Life in a Trauma Population. Department of Emergency Medicine’s 17th Annual Emergency Medicine Research Forum. 108-109. 2009.
2. *Chiu KB, deRoon-Cassini T, Brasel KJ. Age Is Not Independently Associated with PTSD in Civilian Trauma Patients. Journal of Surgical Research.158:284. 2010
3. *Anderson, J., Brasel, K., deRoon-Cassini, T.A. Predicting Six Month Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms and Quality of Life in an Injured Trauma Population. Journal of Surgical Research. 165(2):244. 2011
4. *Chiu KB, deRoon-Cassini T, Brasel KJ. Alcohol Screening Tools Affect Whether Alcohol Use History Relates to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Quality of Life after a Traumatic Injury. Journal of Surgical Research 2010. 158:286. 2010.
5. Beaupre N, Peppard WJ, Carver T, Walsh P, deRoon-Cassini T, Bou Zein Eddine S. Promoting collaborative research: Establishment of an interdisciplinary research database. Poster presented at: Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin Educational Conference; 2018 April 6; Madison, WI.
6. Redlich p., Wang T., DEROON-CASSINI., et al. Faculty Perceptions of a Structured Mentoring Committee in the Department of Surgery. Innovations in Healthcare Education Research Conference, 2018 April 23rd; Milwaukee, WI
 
Non-Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. 2015 deRoon-Cassini, T., Larson, C., Hanson, J., “CTSI 2015” Participation in video describing the benefit of the CTSI funding on researcher’s careers to inform the public about the impact of CTSI in southeastern Wisconsin.
 

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