Patrick Shields Calhoun
Patrick Shields Calhoun

Patrick Calhoun

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


I specialize in the assessment and treatment of the psychological and behavioral sequelae of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) including the use of cognitive-behavioral interventions to reduce PTSD symptoms, aggression, and substance misuse.

 Research interests

  • The psychological, behavioral, and health consequences of traumatic stress
  • Health services research related to PTSD and associated behavioral difficulties
  • Identification of innovative health behavior change interventions to reduce smoking, alcohol, and drug misuse
  • Implementation Science
  • Psychometric assessment and methodology


Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine

2017 School of Medicine

Member of the Duke Cancer Institute in the School of Medicine

2018 School of Medicine


Ph.D. 1998

1998 Vanderbilt University

Publications, Grants & Awards

Offices & Contact

Box 3625
Durham, NC
Dept of Psychiatry
Durham, NC