Holly Ramsawh, PhD, is a Senior Program Officer for the Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science program at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). In this role, she supports the Clinical Effectiveness Research priority area.

Before PCORI, Ramsawh was a research psychologist with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, and a research assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.  In this position, she conducted research in the areas of psychiatric epidemiology and military mental health, including risk factors for suicidal behavior in the military.  In addition, she has clinical and research expertise in the phenomenology, course, and cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders and insomnia.  

Ramsawh received a BA in psychology from Hampton University, and a PhD in clinical psychology from Boston University.  She completed her clinical internship at Zucker Hillside Hospital/Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and postdoctoral fellowships at both Brown University and the University of California San Diego.  She maintains licensure as a psychologist in California.


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