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.

Pfefferbaum, Betty, et al. “Building National Capacity for Child and Family Disaster Mental Health Research..” Prof Psychol Res Pr, vol. 41, no. 1, Feb. 2010, pp. 26–33. Pubmed, doi:10.1037/a0017056. Full Text

McLaughlin, Katie A., et al. “Serious emotional disturbance among youths exposed to Hurricane Katrina 2 years postdisaster..” J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, vol. 48, no. 11, Nov. 2009, pp. 1069–78. Pubmed, doi:10.1097/CHI.0b013e3181b76697. Full Text

Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS) Team, Marla, et al. “The Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS): outcomes over 1 year of naturalistic follow-up..” Am J Psychiatry, vol. 166, no. 10, Oct. 2009, pp. 1141–49. Pubmed, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2009.08111620. Full Text

Pynoos, Robert S., et al. “DSM-V PTSD diagnostic criteria for children and adolescents: a developmental perspective and recommendations..” J Trauma Stress, vol. 22, no. 5, Oct. 2009, pp. 391–98. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/jts.20450. Full Text

Fairbank, John A., and Doreen W. Fairbank. “Epidemiology of child traumatic stress..” Curr Psychiatry Rep, vol. 11, no. 4, Aug. 2009, pp. 289–95.

Pynoos, R. S., et al. “The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Collaborating to Improve the Standard of Care.” Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, vol. 39, no. 4, Aug. 2008, pp. 389–95. Scopus, doi:10.1037/a0012551. Full Text

Fairbank, J. A., and E. T. Gerrity. “Making trauma intervention principles public policy.” Psychiatry, vol. 70, no. 4, Dec. 2007, pp. 316–19. Scopus, doi:10.1521/psyc.2007.70.4.316. Full Text

March, John S., et al. “The Treatment for Adolescents With Depression Study (TADS): long-term effectiveness and safety outcomes..” Arch Gen Psychiatry, vol. 64, no. 10, Oct. 2007, pp. 1132–43. Pubmed, doi:10.1001/archpsyc.64.10.1132. Full Text

Schlenger, William E., et al. “The psychological risks of Vietnam: the NVVRS perspective..” J Trauma Stress, vol. 20, no. 4, Aug. 2007, pp. 467–79. Pubmed, doi:10.1002/jts.20264. Full Text