Faculty Profile: Pamela Steadman-Wood

Pamela Steadman-Wood
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Work: +1 401-273-7100
Pamela Steadman-Wood, Ph.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor of DPBH, and a clinical psychologist at the Providence VA Medical Center. Professional interests focus on (1) integrated primary care program development/evaluation and (2) evidence-based psychotherapy competency training. Current research includes involvement in a national dissemination and training initiative to promote the availability of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

Research Description

Pamela Steadman-Wood, Ph.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor of DPBH, and a clinical psychologist at the Providence VA Medical Center (PVAMC). She is a clinical supervisor for the Brown University Clinical Psychology Internship, Behavioral Medicine and Neuropsychology tracks, supervising trainees in the VA Primary Care rotation. Dr. Steadman-Wood earned her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Rhode Island, completed clinical internship and post-doctoral fellowship (geropsychology) at the Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Steadman-Wood is the Lead Psychologist for the VA Home-Based Primary Care (HBPC) program which provides medical and mental health services to veterans with complex co-morbid conditions not managed effectively by traditional outpatient-level care. Her primary areas of responsibility lie in the development and implementation of primary care behavioral health integration. Her professional interests focus on 1) program development, evaluation and enhancement; 2) evidence-based psychotherapy competency training; and 3) serving as faculty mentor to pre-doctoral residents and postdoctoral fellows. Dr. Steadman-Wood's clinical activities include assessment and treatment of Axis I & II disorders; neuropsychological, functional and capacity evaluations; chronic illness management; dementia care management; palliative care and behavioral medicine. Her current research efforts include involvement in a national dissemination and training initiative to promote the availability of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).