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

Mark G. Myers

Mark G. Myers

Credentials: 

  • Ph.D.

Current Position(s): 

  • Clinical Psychologist, VASD

  • Professor in Residence, UCSD Department of Psychiatry

Personal Statement: 

Dr. Myers received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1991 from the UCSD/SDSU Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and  completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies.  He has been at UCSD since 1994 and on staff at VA San Diego since 1996.

Dr. Myers’s program of research examines various aspects of tobacco use, most recently tobacco use and comorbid psychiatric disorders. The broad goals of his research are to evaluate tobacco use interventions for individuals with concomitant psychiatric disorders. His current work focuses on developing motivational strategies for facilitating utilization of evidence based smoking cessation treatment among military veterans with psychiatric disorders. Dr. Myers is author on over 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has been the Principal Investigator on NIH,  State of California, and VA-funded grants.

Education:

  • BA, Human Biology, Stanford University

  • Ph.D., Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, UCSD & SDSU

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies

Professional History:

  • Assistant to Professor of Psychiatry in Residence, UCSD, 1994-Present

  • Clinical Psychologist, VA San Diego Healthcare System, 1996-Present

  • Deputy Director, VA National Tobacco Cessation Clinical Resource Center, 2009-Present

Awards and Honors: 

  • Fellow, American Psychological Association

National/Global Website:

National Center for Biotechnology Information

UCSD Profile