MISSION

Those who courageously serve in our nation's military deserve exceptional care. The Veterans Medical Research Foundation's mission is to enhance the health of veterans of all generations through research and education.

GENERAL INFORMATION

​Phone:

(858) 642-3080

ADDRESS

3350 La Jolla Village Drive (151A)

Building 13

San Diego, CA 92161

Julie Wetherell

Julie Wetherell

Credentials: 

  • PhD.

Current Position(s): 

  • Psychologist, VASDHS

  • Professor In Residence of Psychiatry, UCSD

Personal Statement: 

Julie Wetherell, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board-certified geropsychologist at the VA San Diego Healthcare System, where she directs behavioral medicine services as a member of the Home-Based Primary Care team, and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, where she conducts research on geriatric mental health and teaches and supervises graduate and medical students, postdoctoral psychology and psychiatry fellows, and psychiatry residents in research and clinical work. Her research has been funded by the Veterans Health Administration and the National Institutes of Health since 1997. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed research articles and 25 book chapters on the topic of mental health and aging, and she is an Associate Editor of the 2015 edition of the American Psychological Association Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology.

Professional History:

  • Psychologist, VASDHS, 2003-Present

  • Assistant Professor, UCSD, 2003-2007

  • Associate Professor, UCSD, 2007-2013

  • Professor, UCSD, 2013-Present

Education:

  • BA, Yale College

  • Ph.D., USC

  • Intern, VA Palo Alto Healthcare System

  • Fellow, UCSD Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research

Honors/Awards:

  • American Psychological Association Society for Clinical Psychology David Shakow Early Career Award

  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America Behavioral and Social Sciences Section

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