Clinical and Community Psychologist, Implementation Science
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
   Dissemination and Training Division
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
795 Willow Rd (NC-PTSD), 334, B-270
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 493-5000, press 1, press 2, ext. 27010
Lindsey.zimmerman@va.gov


PLACE OF BIRTH
Born in Owosso, Michigan, United States


EDUCATION
2006-2012 Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Clinical (APA Accredited) and Community Psychology Ph.D. Programs
2012 Ph.D.
2009 Psychology M.A.

2002-2005 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Psychology B.A., Cum Laude
Psychology Honors Program
Departmental Honoree


POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
2012-2014 University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
NIAAA T32 Research Fellowship
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors

2011-2012 Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Healthcare System, Palo Alto, CA
APA Accredited Clinical Psychology Internship


ACADEMIC AFFILIATION
2015-present Affiliate Instructor University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


HOSPITAL POSITIONS
2015-present Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA Clinical Privileges in Psychology


PREVIOUS CLINICAL RESEARCH POSITIONS
2009-2011 Trauma and Anxiety Research Program, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Grady Emergency Department Project, Emory University School of Medicine
Barbara Rothbaum, Ph.D., ABPP, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director/Principal Investigator
Role: Clinical Researcher

2008-2011 Grady Nia Project, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Nadine Kaslow, Ph.D., ABPP, Emory University School of Medicine
Director /Principal Investigator, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Role: Clinical Researcher


PREVIOUS NON-CLINICAL RESEARCH POSITIONS
2012 National Center for PTSD, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
Craig Rosen, Ph.D., Director/P.I.
Role: Psychology Intern/Clinical Researcher

2007-2011 Violence Against Women Prevention
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Sarah Cook, Ph.D., Director/P.I.
Role: Graduate Research Assistant

2006-2011 HIV and Families Laboratory
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Lisa Armistead, Ph.D., Director/P.I.
Role: Graduate Research Assistant

2004-2005 Infant Cognition Laboratory
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Role: Research Assistant
John Kim, Ph.D., Director


PREVIOUS CITY AND STATE RESEARCH POSITIONS
2007 Regional Commission on Homelessness
United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Debi Starnes, Ph.D., Director
Mayor Franklin’s Policy Advisor on Homelessness
Role: Graduate Research Assistant

2006-2007 Problem Gambling Research
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR)
Jim Emshoff, Ph.D., Director
Role: Graduate Research Assistant


HONORS AND AWARDS
2011 Summer Student Injury Prevention Scholarship
Emory Center for Injury Control

2010 Early Career Scholar
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (APA Division 9)

2010 Doctoral Trauma Intervention Fellowship
Psychology Department, Georgia State University

2005 Departmental Honoree
Psychology Department, San Francisco State University

2003-2004 University Scholarship
San Francisco State University


CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE TO PRACTICE
2013-2016 Licensed Psychologist, #PY60416258, State of Washington (Active)
Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services NPI# 1558793554


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Psychological Association
Society for Community Research and Action – APA Division 27
Online Learning Committee and Social Media/Website Committees
National Student Representative – Elected for term July 2009-July 2011
Division of Trauma Psychology – APA Division 56

International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies
Chair, Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay & Transgender Special Interest Group (Jan 2014-Dec 2017)

Research Society on Alcoholism
Society for Implementation Research Collaboration
    Network of Expertise Member
Addiction and the Family International Network


TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

2013 Advanced Research in Psychology (1 Quarter)
Course Instructor University of Washington – Upper division undergraduate seminar (15 students)
An advanced seminar to mentor and support undergraduate student research, including the design and completion of individual research projects. Topics include: research skills for the future, graduate training programs in psychology and developing an independent research questions.

2010 Abnormal Psychology (1 Semester)
Course Instructor Georgia State University – Undergraduate course (75 students)
An examination of the defining characteristics, causes, and treatments of abnormal or maladaptive behaviors and psychopathology. I included the use of the i>Clicker interactive classroom technology for attendance, in-class quizzes, and polls at every lecture, and developed and maintained a course website for accessing grades, syllabus, lecture materials, and course resources.

2010 Community Psychology (1 Semester)
Course Instructor Georgia State University – Upper division undergraduate course (48 students)
A survey of the field of community psychology, including the discipline’s theoretical and political roots, research approaches, and models of prevention and intervention. I included the use of the i>Clicker interactive classroom technology for attendance, in-class quizzes, and polls at every lecture, and developed and maintained a course website for accessing grades, syllabus, lecture materials, and course resources.

2008-2009 Psychological Principles and Methods (2 semesters)
Lab Instructor Georgia State University – Undergraduate course (25 students)
I taught students how to locate and evaluate peer-reviewed journal articles, develop and administer a survey, enter and analyze data using SPSS and write an APA-manuscript. I designed a course website, course syllabus and weekly PowerPoint presentations for the lab. I also designed grading rubrics, which I provided to students, and used for the grading of weekly assignments and quizzes as well as grading the final APA-style manuscript.

2008 Psychological Statistics (2 semesters)
Lab Instructor Georgia State University – Undergraduate course (25 students)
As lab instructor, I reviewed key concepts and formulas taught during lecture and taught students how to use Microsoft Excel and SPSS for statistical analysis. I also graded weekly assignments.


EDITORIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

None.


AD HOC REVIEWER

2016-present Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment
2013-present Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
2012-present Journal of Traumatic Stress
2012-present Journal of Intervention and Prevention in the Community


NATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

2015-present National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program
National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Research Review Committee


LOCAL SERVICE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

STANFORD UNIVERSITY SERVICE
2016-present, Stanford University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Co-facilitator, Resident Didactics

VETERANS AFFAIRS SERVICE
2016-present, Psychology Service, VA Palo Alto
Co-facilitator, Psychology Internship Research Seminar

2011-2012 Psychology Service
Multicultural Diversity Committee


PRIOR UNIVERSITY SERVICE
2010-2011 Psychology Department, Faculty Search Committee, Georgia State University

2006-2011 Clinic Diversity Committee, Georgia State University

2007-2008 Graduate Association of Student Psychologists, Georgia State University
Representative, Clinical and Community Psychology Program

2007 Southeast Ecological Conference, Georgia State University
Planning Committee

2004-2005 Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology
President, San Francisco State University


PRIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE

2009 & 2007 Atlanta Tri-Jurisdictional Homeless Census Atlanta, GA
Data Collector, Community homelessness count

2008 United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Community Investment Volunteer, Assisted with funding decision evaluations of Atlanta regional youth programs

2005 Shanti, San Francisco, CA
Peer Counselor, Comprehensive services for HIV+ persons

2005 SAFE Place, San Francisco, CA
Peer Educator/Community Outreach, Prevention and support for sexual abuse/assault survivors

1997-1998 Cook County Hospital (AIDS ward), Chicago, IL
Peer Counselor

1995-1997 Carriage Town Mission Summer Youth and Families, Flint, MI
Volunteer Program


RESEARCH FUNDING

PRIOR GRANTS

2013-2014 Principal Investigator, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at University of Washington
Title: Enlisting Significant Others in SBIRT to Reduce Alcohol Use after Trauma
Direct Costs: $20,000

2013-2014 Principal Investigator, NIH Loan Repayment Program – National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Title: Family and Relationship Influences on Alcohol Misuse and PTSD

2012-2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Title: Psychology Training in Alcohol Research – PI Dr. Mary Larimer

2005 Awardee, Psi Chi National Honors Society in Psychology
Title: The First Annual Bay Area Psi Chi Research Conference

CURRENT GRANTS

2016 Principal Investigator, National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health
Title: Participatory System Dynamics for Evidence-based Addiction and Mental Healthcare
Direct Costs: $405,864

2016 Principal Investigator, National Center for PTSD, Dissemination & Training Division Award
Title: Remote Implementation of Participatory System Dynamics Modeling: Pilot Data in Preparation for a
Multi-facility Trial Direct Costs: $36,300

SUBMITTED GRANTS

2016 Principal Investigator, Patient Centered Outcome Research Initiative, Eugene Washington Engagement Award
Title: VA Flight Simulators: Stakeholder Collaboration for Disseminating Evidence-based Mental Health Care
Direct Costs: $250,000

2015 Principal Investigator, VA Health Services Research Division, Merit Review Pilot Title: Participatory System Dynamics: Triangulating Stakeholder Capacity-Building, VA Data Systems and Model Simulation to Meet Veteran Needs for Evidence-Based Telemental Health and Addiction Care
Direct Costs: $97,390

2015 Co-investigator, Principal Investigator: Steven Lindley, MD, PhD, VA Health Services Research Division, Merit Review Pilot
Title: Investigating Patient-Reported Outcomes for Measurement Based Mental Health Care
Direct Costs: $97,705

2015 Principal Investigator, Center for Innovation 2 Implementation, Veterans Health Administration
Title: System dynamics Modeling for Quality Improvement Pilot
Direct Costs: $18,000

2015 Principal Investigator, Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Veterans Health Administration
Title: Quality Improvement Using System Dynamics Modeling
Direct Costs: $254,470

2014 Principal Investigator, Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), National Institute of Alcohol Abuse
Title: SBIRT+SO: Social & Technology Innovations in ED to Reduce Alcohol Use Post-Trauma
Direct Costs: $ 704,957


MANUSCRIPTS IN REFEREED JOURNALS

  1. Zimmerman, L., Lounsbury, D., Rosen, C., Kimerling, R., Trafton, J. & Lindley, S. (2016). Participatory system dynamics modeling: Increasing stakeholder engagement and precision to improvement implementation planning in systems. Administrative Mental Health Policy and Mental Health Services Research, 43, 834-849. doi:10.1007/s10488-016-0754-1
  2. Rose, S.M.S., Erslinger, J.G., Zimmerman, L., Scaccia, J., Lai, B.S., Lewis, C., & Alisic, E. (online first, July 2016). Adverse Childhood Experiences, Support, and the Perception of Ability to Work in Adults with disability. PLOS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157726
  3. Lee, C.M., Cronce, J.M., Baldwin, S. Fairless, A., Atkins, D.C., Patrick, M.E., Zimmerman, L., Larimer, M., & Leigh, B.C. (online first, 2016). Psychometric analysis and validity of the Daily Alcohol-related Consequences and Evaluations (DACE) Measure for Young Adults. Psychological Assessment. doi:10.1037/pas0000320
  4. Zimmerman, L., Villate, J.L., Kerbrat, A.H., Atkins, D.C., Flaster, A. & Comtois, K.A. (2015). Current Suicidal Ideation among Treatment-Engaged Active Duty Army and Marines. Military Behavioral Health. 3, 296-305. doi:10.1080/21635781.2015.1093980
  5. Zimmerman, L., Darnell, D., Rhew, I., Lee, C.M., & Kaysen, D. (2015). Resilience in community: a social ecological development model for early adult sexual minority women rejected by family. American Journal of Community Psychology, 55, 179-190. doi:10.1007/s10464-015-9702-6
  6. Balsam, K.F., Molina, Y., Blayney, J.A., Dillworth, T., Zimmerman, L. & Kaysen, D. (2015). Racial/ethnic differences in identity and health outcomes among young sexual minority women. Cultural and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21(3), 380-390. doi:10.1037/a0038680
  7. Stappenbeck, C. A., Hassija, C. M., Zimmerman, L., & Kaysen, D. (2015). Sexual assault related distress and drinking: The influence of daily reports of social support and coping control. Addictive Behaviors, 42, 108-113. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2014.11.013
  8. Armistead, L., Cook, S.L., Skinner, D., Toefy, Y., Anthony, E.R., Zimmerman, L., Salama, C., Hipp, T., Goodnight, B. & Chow, L. (2014). Preliminary results from a family-based HIV prevention intervention for South African youth. Health Psychology, 33(7), 668-676. doi:10.1037/hea0000067 PMID: 24977310
  9. Tarantino, N., Anthony, E., Zimmerman, L., & Armistead, L. (2014). Talking to youth about sex in South Africa: neighborhood and social Influences. Journal of Community Psychology, 42(6), 656-672. doi:10.1002/jcop.21644
  10. Woods, A., Zimmerman, L., Carlin, E., Hill, A., & Kaslow, N. J. (2013). Motherhood, reasons for living, and suicidality among African American women. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 600-606. doi:10.1037/a0033592. PMID: 23978322
  11. Zimmerman, L.Kamal, Z., & Kim, H. (2013). Pedagogy of the logic model: Teaching undergraduates to work together to change their communities. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 41, 121-127. doi:10.1080/10852352.2013.757990 PMID: 23480289
  12. Youngner, C., Burton, M., Price, M., Zimmerman, L., Crawford-Kearns, M., Houry, D., & Rothbaum, B. (2012). The contributions of prior trauma and peritraumatic dissociation to predicting PTSD outcome in individuals assessed in the immediate aftermath of a trauma. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 13, 220-224. doi:10.5811/westjem.2012.3.11777 PMCID: PMC3415825
  13. Cook, S. L., Darnell, C., Anthony, E., Tusher, C. P., Zimmerman, L., Enkhtor, D., & Hipp, T. (2011). Investigating the effects of trauma-related research on well-being. Accountability in Research, 18, 1-26. doi:10.1080/08989621.2011.584772 PMID: 21916739
  14. Malcoun, E., Houry, D.E., Kearns, M., Arnt-Jordan, C., Zimmerman, L., Hammand-Susten, M., & Rothbaum, B.A. (2010). Feasibility of identifying eligible trauma patients for a PTSD intervention. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 11, 274-278. Retrieved from: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8pr618d4 PMCID: PMC2941366

Italics denote mentorship of trainee authors


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  1. Zimmerman, L. (2007). Economic Injustice: A look at what sustains the status quo. The Community Psychologist, 40, 36-37.

GUIDEBOOK CHAPTERS AND GOVERNMENT REPORTS

  1. Zimmerman, L. (2012). Social Norms and Social Messaging. In S. Cook and K. Lang (Eds.), Handbook of Measures and Indicators for Rape Prevention Education Programs, Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  2. Zimmerman, L. (2012,). Individual and Community Norms. In S. Cook and K. Lang (Eds.), Handbook of Measures and Indicators for Rape Prevention Education Programs, Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  3. Emshoff, J., Perkins, A., Zimmerman, L., Mooss, A., & Zorland, J. (2007). Pathological Gambling Treatment Literature Review (2nd Ed.). Atlanta, GA: Georgia Department of Human Resources.

MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED

  1. Cronce, J., Bedard-Gilligan, M., Zimmerman, L., Kaysen, D. (revise and resubmit, June 2016). Alcohol and Binge Eating as Mediators between Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Severity and Body Mass Index. Obesity
  2. Lee, C.M., Patrick, M.E., Geisner, I.M., Matroleo, N., Mittman, A. & Zimmerman, L. (revise and resubmit, March 2016). Individual, Interpersonal, and Contextual Factors Associated with Discrepancies between Intended and Actual Spring Break Drinking. Addictive Behaviors
  3. Zimmerman, L., Holland-Thompson, J., & Rosen, C. S. (manuscript submitted, 2016). Longitudinal Associations among PTSD, Alcohol Use and Family Conflict among Help-Seeking Veterans. Military Medicine.
  4. Raffa, S.D., Maciejewski, M.L., Zimmerman, L.E. Damschroder, L.J.,. Estabrooks, P.A., Ronald T. Ackermann, R.T., Tsai, A.G., Histon, T., & Goldstein, M.J. (revise and resubmit, September 2016). An integrated framework for addressing overweight and obesity in the Veterans Health Administration. Journal of General Internal Medicine.
  5. Zimmerman, L. DiCocco, J., & Kaysen, D. (manuscript submitted, 2016). Family risk and resilience factors influencing recovery after trauma among sexual minority women. Journal of Family Psychology.

PEER-REVIEWED ABSTRACTS

  1. Zimmerman, L., Lee, C.M., Atkins, D.C., & Cronce, J. M. (2014). Does it work and does it last? Comparing drinking and social behavior on same day and next day mood. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 38 (S1), 42A. doi: 10.1111/acer.12451

PEER-REVIEWED SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

  1. Zimmerman, L., Lounsbury, D., Rosen, C., Kimerling, R., Trafton, J., Bernard, C., Rust, T., & Lindley, S. (2016, accepted). Participatory system dynamics: Triangulating electronic health records, stakeholder expertise and simulation modeling expand evidence-based practices. Oral presentation at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, hosted by the National Institute of Health and Academy Health, Washington, D.C.
  2. Zimmerman, L., Lounsbury, D., Rosen, C., Kimerling, R., Trafton, J., Bernard, C., Rust, T., & Lindley, S. (2016). Participatory system dynamics modeling: Collaborating with providers, patients and policy makers to achieve timely, high-quality addiction services. Poster presentation at the 2016 Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Seattle, WA.
  3. Zimmerman, L., Lounsbury, D., Rosen, C., Kimerling, R. & Lindley, S. (2015). Improving the Implementation of Evidence-based Mental Health Care via Participatory System Dynamics Modeling. Poster presentation at the 2015 Annual Conference of the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, hosted by the National Institute of Health and Academy Health, Washington, D.C.
  4. Kaysen, D., Zimmerman, L., & Bedard-Gilligan, M. Drinking among Young Adult Sexual Minority Women: Sexual Minority Stress and Emotion Regulation Difficulties. Oral presentation at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
  5. Zimmerman, L., & Weiss, B. (co-chairs). Bridging Scientific Evidence And Clinical Application: Risks And Resources Contributing To Symptomology And Recovery After Traumatic Stress Among Sexual Minorities. Symposium at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.
  6. Weiss, B. & Zimmerman, L. (co-chairs). Clinical Competencies for Assessment and Treatment of PTSD with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients: What Clinicians Need to Know. Panel presentation at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.
  7. Zimmerman, L. & Kaysen, D. Drinking Among Young Adult Sexual Minority Women: A Longitudinal Examination Of Traumatic Experiences, Emotion Dysregulation and Minority Stress. Presentation at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, New Orleans, LA.
  8. Zimmerman, L., Villatte, J., Flaster, A., Kerbrat, A., Atkins, D. & Comtois, K.A. Suicidal Ideation Severity, Suicide Attempts and Resilience among Treatment-Engaged Active Duty Service Members: Examining the Influence of PTSD, Depression, Substance Abuse and Traumatic Brain Injury. Presentation at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Association for Suicide Research, New York, NY.
  9. Pedersen, E.P. & Zimmerman, L. (co-chairs). Web- And Phone-Based Interventions To Reduce Alcohol Misuse Among Veterans And Service Members. Symposium at the 2015 Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Marina del Ray, CA.
  10. Zimmerman, L., Tiet, Q., Sox-Harris, A. & Rosen, C. Is Phone Monitoring Effective for Identifying Risk for Relapse to Alcohol or Drugs Among Veterans? Oral presentation at the 2015 Addiction Health Services Research Conference, Marina del Ray, CA.
  11. McGee-Vincent, P., Landes, S., Rosen, C., Calhoun, P., Zimmerman, L., McGraw, Kate…Ruzek, J. Program Evaluation within a Practice-Based Implementation Network: Quantitative and Qualitative Results of Routine Outcomes Monitoring Implementation. Oral presentation at the 2015 Society for Implementation Research Collaboration Conference, Seattle, WA.
  12. Zimmerman, L. (chair). Small to Big Wins: Unique Strengths Community Psychologists Contribute to Implementation Science. Symposium at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  13. Zimmerman, L. (chair). Innovations in implementation science: Systems science methods community psychologists use to promote health and well-being in communities. Symposium at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  14. Hill, J., Zimmerman, L., & Scott, V. Introducing SCRA’s Online Initiatives. Oral Presentation at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  15. Cardazone, G., Zimmerman, L., & Hill, J. How Successful Have Our Initiatives Been? Oral Presentation at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  16. Zimmerman, L., Luis, C. & Hill, J. The Future of SCRA’s Online Initiatives. Oral Presentation at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  17. Wolff, T. (chair), Brown, K.K., Gardazone, G., Douglas, J., Freund, N., Zimmerman, L., Berkowitz, B., Connell, C. Glantsman, O., Johnson-Hakim, S., Luis, Carlos, & Meissen. The Next Fifty Years: Imagining the Community Psychology of the Future – An interactive visioning session. Town Hall meeting at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  18. Zimmerman, L. & Hill, J. (co-chairs). Do more Online: A Hands-on Skill-Building Session Covering Community Psychology Social Media, Videos and SCRA Website. Symposium at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  19. Zimmerman, L. Creating and Sharing Community Psychology Videos. Oral Presentation at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  20. Zimmerman, L., Darnell, D., Rhew, I., Lee, C.M., & Kaysen, D. Resilience in community: a social ecological development model for early adult sexual minority women rejected by family. Oral Presentation at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Lowell, MA.
  21. Zimmerman, L., & Lehavot, K. (co-chairs). The Impact of Sexual Identity, Lifetime Trauma Exposure, Intergenerational Trauma and Family Factors on Mental Health and Substance Abuse among Diverse Samples of Women. Symposium at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Miami, FL.
  22. Zimmerman, L., & Lehavot, K. (co-chairs). The Impact of Sexual Identity, Lifetime Trauma Exposure, Intergenerational Trauma and Family Factors on Mental Health and Substance Abuse among Diverse Samples of Women. Symposium at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Miami, FL.
  23. Zimmerman, L., & Kaysen, D. Family Influences on Trauma Exposure and Recovery among Young Adult Sexual Minority Women. Oral presentation at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Miami, FL.
  24. Zimmerman, L., Lee, C.M., Atkins, D.C., & Cronce, J. M. Does it work and does it last? Comparing drinking and social behavior on same day and next day mood. Poster presentation at the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Bellevue, WA.
  25. Stappenback, C., Hassija, C., Zimmerman, L., & Kaysen, D. Coping skills moderate the association between sexual assault related distress and drinking: a daily monitoring study. Poster presentation at the 2013 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, Nashville, TN.
  26. Zimmerman, L., & Kaysen, D. Parents and partners both increase and decrease drinking among sexual minority women in emerging adulthood. Poster presented at the 2013 National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Training Directors Meeting and Trainee Workshop. October 18-20 in San Diego, CA.
  27. Zimmerman, L., & Kaysen, D. Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in the Emergency Department: Enlisting the Strengths of Significant Others to Promote Resilience. Oral presentation at the 2013 Biennial of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Miami, FL.
  28. Mooss, A., Zimmerman, L., & Ibañez, G.E. Implementing a Wellness and Resilience Paradigm within Health Care and Criminal Justice Systems: Innovations to Base Prevention Programs and Policies on Stakeholders’ Strengths. Symposium at the 2013 Biennial of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Miami, FL.
  29. Zimmerman, L.Kamal, Z., & Kim, H. Pedagogy of the logic model: Teaching undergraduates to work together to change their communities. Panel presentation at the 2013 Biennial of the Society for Community Research and Action (APA Div. 27), Miami, FL.
  30. Hassija, C., Zimmerman, L., Greenbaum, M.A., Jain, S., & Rosen, C.S. Gender Differences in Help-seeking Attitudes, PTSD Symptoms and Treatment Utilization Among Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Enrolled in VA Health Care. Poster presented at the 2012 International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.
  31. Armistead, L., Cook, S., Skinner, D., Toefy, Y., Anthony, E., Zimmerman, L., Chow, L., & Goodnight, B. Imbadu Ekhaya: A Family-Based, Community-Informed HIV Prevention Intervention for South African Youth. Oral presentation at the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C.
  32. Tarantino, N., Anthony, E., Zimmerman, L., & Armistead, L. Talking to Youth About Sex in South Africa: Neighborhood and Community Influences. Poster presentation at the 2012 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.
  33. Zimmerman, L., Woods, A., Carlin, E., Hill, A., & Santorelli, N. Attachment-style Mediates Childhood Maltreatment and Suicidality among African American Women. Poster presentation (selected as a finalist for the student poster award) to the 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Baltimore, MD.
  34. *Youngner C., Burton, M., Zimmerman, L., & Rothbaum, B.O. Pathways to Trauma: Biological, Cognitive, and Social Predictors of PTSD. Poster presentation at the 2011 Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario.
  35. Paavola, E., Zimmerman, L., Olson, B., Amer, M., Hartig, J., Zenmarie, D. Examining the Future of International Community Psychology to Address Global Needs. Oral presentation at the 2011 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington D.C.
  36. Woods, A., Zimmerman, L., Carlin, E., Santorelli, N., Hart, A., & Calderon, M. The Impact of Motherhood on Reasons for Living and Suicidality. Oral presentation at the 2011 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington D.C.
  37. Zimmerman, L., Jimenez, T., Hakim, S., Chien, V., O’Connor, P. & Cook, J. Increasing Student Involvement in SCRA: Opportunities, Benefits, and Barriers. Oral presentation at the 2011 Society for Community Research and Action Biennial (APA Div. 27), Chicago, IL.
  38. Zimmerman, L., Greenleaf, J., Holt, C., Evans, S., Hakim, S., & Valentine, D. Skills and Vision: How New Online Technology Can Promote Interest in SCRA and Build Community. Oral presentation at the 2011 Society for Community Research and Action Biennial (APA Div. 27), Chicago, IL.
  39. Enchautegui-de-Jesus, N., Ferrari, J., Guitterez, L., Hazel, K., Long, S., Majer, J., Phillips, S., Schlehofer, M., Tran, N., & Zimmerman, L. Experiential Learning in Undergraduate Community Psychology Courses. Oral presentation at the 2011 Society for Community Research and Action Biennial (APA Div. 27), Chicago, IL.
  40. Zimmerman, L., Crawford-Kearns, M., Arndt-Jordan, C., Leiner, A., & Rothbaum, B.O. Translating Basic Research to the Emergency Department: Feasibility of Early Intervention to Prevent PTSD. Oral presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  41. Zimmerman, L., Azores-Gococo, N., & Patel, M. The Role of Posttraumatic Stress Severity and Spiritual Well-Being in Predicting Suicidal Ideation for Low-Income, African American Women. Oral presentation at the 2010 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.
  42. Zimmerman, L., Armistead, L., King, C., & Anderson, A. Health Care During the U.S. Primaries: Persuasion on YouTube. Oral presentation at the 2010 Biennial Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Convention (APA. Div. 9), New Orleans, LA.
  43. Zimmerman, L., Armistead, L., Anderson, A. & King, C. YouTube Persuasion during the Primaries and Presidential Debates: Global Discourse about the 2008 U.S. Election. Oral presentation at the 2010 International Society for Political Psychology Conference, San Francisco, CA
  44. Zimmerman, L., Serrata, J., & Rosales, A. Identifying a blind spot: Addressing the need for multicultural competence in supervision. Poster presentation at the 2010 Biennial Cultural Competency Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  45. Zimmerman, L. Patel, M., & Green, B. Grady Nia Project: A culturally competent intervention for abused, suicidal African-American women. Poster presentation at the 2009 International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Annual meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  46. Zimmerman, L., Armistead, L., Anderson, A. & King, C. NVivo 8 and YouTube: Coding interactive Internet communities as a team. Oral presentation at the 2009 Society for Community Research and Action (APA. Div. 27) Biennial Conference, Montclair, NJ.
  47. Enkhtor, D., Tusher, C. P., Anthony, E. R., Darnell, D. A., Goodnight, B. L., Zimmerman, L., Moseley, F., & Cook, S. L. Using an Online Survey Tool to Gather Collaborator Feedback. Oral presentation at the 2009 Society for Community Research and Action (APA. Div. 27) Biennial Conference, Montclair, NJ.
  48. Darnell, D. A., Goodnight, B. L., Zimmerman, L., Anthony, E. R., Tusher, C. P., Soenksen, K., Moseley, F., Enkhtor, D., & Cook, S. L. Using an Instructional Web-based Tool for Research with College Samples. Oral presentation at the 2009 Society for Community Research and Action (APA. Div. 27) Biennial Conference, Montclair, NJ.
  49. Zimmerman, L. & Enkhtor, Dulumdary. How much risk is too much risk: A proposed set of safety guidelines. Oral presentation at the 2008 Annual Southeastern Ecological Conference, Asheville, NC.
  50. Zimmerman, L. & Piazza, V. (co-chairs). Hurricane Katrina: Cultural Competencies necessary to confront racial disparities. Symposium at the 2008 Biennial Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Convention (APA. Div. 9), Chicago, IL.
  51. Piazza, V. & Zimmerman, L. Awareness: Historical, geographical, and environmental disparities prior to Katrina. Oral presentation at the 2008 Biennial Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Convention (APA. Div. 9), Chicago, IL.
  52. Zimmerman, L. & Piazza, V. Knowledge: Policy, access, and community-based disparities after Katrina. Oral presentation at the 2008 Biennial Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Convention (APA. Div. 9), Chicago, IL.
  53. Zimmerman, L., Chow, L., Armistead, A., Ketchen, B., Pauw, A., Cook, S. & Kokot-Louw, P. Economic stability, but not relationship power, predicts condom use among black South African women infected with HIV. Poster presentation at the 2008 International AIDS Conference; Mexico City, Mexico.
  54. Zimmerman, L. & Zorland, J. Seeking fresh perspectives from new recruits: Can the values of community psychology exist within an academic setting? Oral presentation at the 2007 Annual Southeast Ecological Conference; Atlanta, GA.
  55. Zorland, J., Zimmerman, L., Mooss, A. & Lippy, C. Working with unpredictable populations: Assessing how much risk is too much. Oral presentation at the 2007 Annual Southeast Ecological Conference; Atlanta, GA.
  56. Zimmerman, L. & Velez, P. Predicting sexual risk behavior: Self-efficacy, risk perception, HIV knowledge and trauma. Poster presentation at the 2007 American Psychological Association Annual Convention; San Francisco, CA.
  57. Gouvea, A., Aldana, G., Bell, T., Cody, K., de Groat, C., Johnson, C., McCabe, D., Zimmerman, L., & Kim, J. J. 18 month old infants’ sensitivity to number agreement inside the noun phrase. Oral presentation at the proceedings of the 2005 Boston University Conference on Language Development; Boston, MA
  58. Zimmerman, L. College student risky sexual behavior: The impact of HIV Knowledge, Self Efficacy, Risk Perception and Trauma. Oral presentation at the 2005 Annual Bay Area Psi Chi Student Research Conference; San Francisco, CA *Asterisk denotes mentorship of trainee authors.

ADVANCED DISSEMINATION AND IMPLEMENTATION TRAINING
2016 Training in Implementation and Dissemination Research in Health (TIDIRH), Washington, DC


ADVANCED STATISTICAL TRAINING
2015 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, Exploratory Data Mining via SEARCH Strategies

2014 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Institute for Social Research – National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program, Bayesian Methods for Prevention and Intervention Science

2013 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Department of Psychology, Dyadic Data Analysis – Actor Partner Interdependence Modeling

2012 University of California at Davis, Davis, CA
APA Advanced Training Institute, Structural Equation Modeling in Longitudinal Research


INVITED PRESENTATIONS, LECTURES & TRAININGS

2016 Participatory System Dynamics Modeling
Grand Rounds, Stanford University School of Medicine

2016 Participatory System Dynamics Modeling
Research Presentation, Center for Innovation to Implementation

2015 Participatory System Dynamics Modeling
Research Presentation, VA National PTSD Mentorship Program

2015 Participatory System Dynamics Modeling
Research Presentation, VA Practice Based Implementation Network**

2015 Participatory System Dynamics Modeling Quality Improvement/Implementation Science
VA National Evidence Based Practices for Substance Use Disorders Program

2015 System dynamics Research Presentation
VA Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Care (MIRECC) National & Center of Excellence (COE) in Education

2015 ‘We did everything we could’, focusing on acceptance and values when working with an older adult couple.
Case Presentation, National Center for PTSD, ACT Mini Lecture Series

2014 New dimensions in implementation science: a different standard of evidence a different standard for engagement.
Research Presentation, National Center for PTSD Dissemination and Training Division

2014 & 2013 The Distinctions and the Overlap between Clinical and Community Psychology Research
Guest Lecture, University of Washington, Advanced Undergraduate Research Seminar

2013 PTSD in Context
Guest Lecture, University of Washington, Advanced Undergraduate Research Seminar

2013 Clinical Management of Alcohol Use in the Context of Trauma Focused Therapies
Clinician Training, King County Sexual Assault Resource Center

2011 Early Intervention Post-trauma in the Emergency Department: Who Needs Intervention, Who Declines, and Who Attrits?
Research Presentation, Emory Center for Injury Control

2011 Identifying Community Resources and Making Referrals
Panel Presentation, Georgia State University Psychology Clinic

2011 Treating Schizophrenia: Symptom Onset, Severity, Duration, and Course
Guest Lecture, Kennesaw State University

2010 Persuasion on YouTube during the 2008 U.S. Election
Invited Presentation, Universite de Montreal

2010 Differentiating Cognitive Impairment and Psychosis for Intervention Planning
Case Presentation, Emory University School of Medicine

2010 The Grady Nia Project: Intervening between Domestic Violence and Suicide
Guest Lecture, Kennesaw State University

2010 African American Women and Christianity Panel Presentation
Georgia State University Psychology Clinic

2008 Culture, Community, and Assessment
Case presentation, Georgia State University Psychology Clinic