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Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD, Nominated for 2020 Excellence in Mentoring Award

Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD, is McLean Hospital’s nominee for the 2020 Excellence in Mentoring Awards. Presented by Harvard Medical School, the award recognizes “the value of quality mentoring relationships and the impact they have on professional development and career advancement in basic/clinical...

Advancing the Understanding of PTSD

Perhaps one of the most misused words in modern society, “trauma” is used in daily language to describe all sorts of unpleasant or uncomfortable situations. But for 5-10% of the population, trauma and the accompanying post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a very precise condition with very real...

How Does Trauma Affect Women’s Brains?

Through clinical practice and neuroimaging studies, McLean Hospital’s Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD, and Lauren A.M. Lebois, PhD, are revealing the clinical, cognitive, and neurobiological underpinnings of the effect of trauma on the brain, specifically in women, including long-misunderstood forms of...

$2 Million Gift Fuels Trauma Research & Center for Women’s Mental Health

McLean Hospital recently received a $2 million gift from an anonymous family that will have far-reaching impact on the field of trauma disorders and, in particular, a special influence on women’s mental health. $1.5 million of the gift has created an endowment to support an annual Trauma Studies...