Kate Chard

Kate M. Chard , PhD

Adjunct Professor

Cincinnati VA Medical Center
3200 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
Phone 859-572-6208
Email kathleen.chard@va.gov


Doctoral Degree: Indiana University 1994 (Psychology)

Fellowship: University of Missouri Saint Louis, MO, 1995 (Trauma Recovery)

Clinical Interests


Psychological Sexual Dysfunctions

Sexual Abuse

Traumatic Stress Disorders



Positions and Work Experience

06-01-1994 -To Present Director, Trauma Recovery Center, Cincinnati VA Medical Center,

09-01-2013 -To Present Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati,

Research Support

Grant: #PO 10291745 / W81XWH-08-2-0159 Investigators:Andaluz, Norberto; Chard, Kathleen; Geracioti, Thomas; Shutter, Lori 09-15-2008 -09-14-2014 Department of Defense Post-traumatic Stress Disorder/Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Consortium - Study Site Role:Collaborator $3,378,377.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #134525 / R21HD079899 Investigators:Chard, Kathleen; Schumm, Jeremiah 03-15-2015 -02-28-2016 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Improving Treatments for Families of Veterans with Combat PTSD Role:PI $35,738.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #FA8650-16-2-6G02 (under Master FA8650-15-2-6605) Investigators:Chard, Kathleen; Johannigman, Jay; Lindsell, Christopher; McMullan, Jason; Otten, Edward; Schrager, Jason 04-26-2016 -01-25-2019 Air Force Research Laboratory Intranasal Ketamine as an Adjunct to Fentanyl for the Prehospital Treatment of Acute Traumatic Pain Role:Collaborator $456,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Kaysen, Debra; Schumm, Jeremiah; Pedersen, Eric R; Seim, Richard W; Bedard-Gilligan, Michele; Chard, Kathleen (2013. ) Cognitive Processing Therapy for veterans with comorbid PTSD and alcohol use disorders.Addictive behaviors, , More Information

Surís, Alina; Link-Malcolm, Jessica; Chard, Kathleen; Ahn, Chul; North, Carol (2013. ) A randomized clinical trial of cognitive processing therapy for veterans with PTSD related to military sexual trauma.Journal of traumatic stress, , 26 (1 ) ,28-37 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Cincinnati VA Medical Center
3200 Vine Street
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45220
Phone: 859-572-6208