U.S. National Pandemic Emotional Impact Report


ABOUT THE REPORT AUTHORS

Principal Investigator:

Olafur S. Palsson, Psy.D. is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a clinical psychologist and health researcher focused on research on the interactions between mind and body in health and illness, as well as the mind-body and epidemiological aspects of gastrointestinal disorders.

Co-investigators:

Sarah K. Ballou, Ph.D., is Director of GI Psychology in the Digestive Disease Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a health psychologist focused on treating gastrointestinal disorders and also a researcher of psychological influences on health and medical problems.

Sarah Gray, Psy.D. is an Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, a Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a Clinical Health Psychologist and Director of Outpatient Rehabilitation Psychology with the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation in Boston. She is the Director of Integrative Psychology, P.C. in Arlington, Massachusetts, where she provides innovative and evidence-based therapy, behavioral medicine, consulting, and presentations.










U.S. National Pandemic Emotional Impact Report


ABOUT THE REPORT AUTHORS

Principal Investigator:

Olafur S. Palsson, Psy.D. is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a clinical psychologist focused on research on the interactions between mind and body in health and illness, as well as the mind-body and epidemiological aspects of gastrointestinal disorders.

Co-investigators:

Sarah K. Ballou, Ph.D., is Director of GI Psychology in the Digestive Disease Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is a health psychologist focused on treating gastrointestinal disorders and also a researcher of psychological influences on health and medical problems.

Sarah Gray, Psy.D. is a health psychologist and a. Dr. Sarah Gray is an Instructor of Psychology of Harvard Medical School, a Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a Clinical Health Psychologist and Director of Outpatient Rehabilitation Psychology with the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. She is the Director of Integrative Psychology, PC and Behavioral Medicine in Arlington, Massachusetts where she provides innovative and evidence-based therapy, coaching, consulting, and presentations.