John A. Fairbank

John A. Fairbank

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Auburn University 1980


Scope, impact, assessment and treatment of traumatic stress reactions in children and adults; posttraumatic stress disorder; implementation science; mental health services research.

Ebert, Lori, et al. “Use of the breakthrough series collaborative to support broad and sustained use of evidence-based trauma treatment for children in community practice settings.Adm Policy Ment Health, vol. 39, no. 3, May 2012, pp. 187–99. Pubmed, doi:10.1007/s10488-011-0347-y. Full Text

Briggs, E. C., et al. “Trauma Exposure, Psychosocial Functioning, and Treatment Needs of Youth in Residential Care: Preliminary Findings from the NCTSN Core Data Set.” Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma, vol. 5, no. 1, Jan. 2012, pp. 1–15. Scopus, doi:10.1080/19361521.2012.646413. Full Text

Hughes, M., et al. “Posttraumatic stress among students after the shootings at virginia tech.” Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, vol. 3, no. 4, Dec. 2011, pp. 403–11. Scopus, doi:10.1037/a0024565. Full Text

Wells, Timothy S., et al. “Mental health impact of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts: a review of US research, service provision, and programmatic responses.Int Rev Psychiatry, vol. 23, no. 2, Apr. 2011, pp. 144–52. Pubmed, doi:10.3109/09540261.2011.558833. Full Text

Pynoos, Robert S., et al. “Effectively addressing the impact of child traumatic stress in child welfare.Child Welfare, vol. 90, no. 6, 2011, pp. 11–17.

McLaughlin, Katie A., et al. “Trends in serious emotional disturbance among youths exposed to Hurricane Katrina.J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, vol. 49, no. 10, Oct. 2010, pp. 990-1000.e2. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2010.06.012. Full Text

Elbogen, Eric B., et al. “Correlates of anger and hostility in Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.Am J Psychiatry, vol. 167, no. 9, Sept. 2010, pp. 1051–58. Pubmed, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2010.09050739. Full Text

Pfefferbaum, Betty, et al. “Enhancing national capacity to conduct child and family disaster mental health research.Nurs Educ Perspect, vol. 31, no. 4, July 2010, pp. 237–41.

Pfefferbaum, Betty, et al. “Building National Capacity for Child and Family Disaster Mental Health Research.Professional Psychology, Research and Practice, vol. 41, no. 1, Feb. 2010, pp. 26–33. Epmc, doi:10.1037/a0017056. Full Text