Suzy Gulliver

Founding Director of the Warriors Research Inst.

About Suzy Gulliver

An accomplished clinical psychologist based in Waco, Texas, Suzy Gulliver, PHD, is currently active as founding director of the Warriors Research Institute in the Scott & White Healthcare System. Her most recent hospital appointments also include serving as director of Veterans Integrated Service Network 17’s Center of Excellence in the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System. In academia, she currently serves as a professor in the college of medicine at Texas A&M Health Science Center and previously held the position of associate professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. Over the course of her career, Dr. Suzy Gulliver has published in numerous academic journals. Her contributions to her field also include serving as an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Addictive Behavior, the Journal of Traumatic Stress, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, and Psychological Assessment.

Dr. Suzy Gulliver holds a master of arts in clinical psychology from Connecticut College and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Vermont. While completing her PHD, she was recognized as an outstanding clinical scholar at West Haven Veteran’s Hospital. Dr. Gulliver is an active member of the International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress and the Association of VA Psychology Leaders.

National Institute on Drug Abuse National Drugs Facts Week

With a doctorate from the University of Vermont, the director and chief of Warrior Research Institute, Suzy Gulliver, Ph.D., has earned distinction throughout her professional and her academic career. Dr. Suzy Gulliver routinely receives funding as a principal investigator (PI), as a co-PI, and as a mentor from such sources as the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which serves the public with drug education programs.

In early 2014, for the fourth year, in its effort to raise awareness about drug abuse, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a part of the National Institutes of Health, observed National Drug Facts Week (NDFW). During the week in late January and early February, schools and community organizations across the United States hosted events to bring the NDFW motto to life, to shatter the myths surrounding drugs believed by teenagers and perpetuated by peers and the media.

Scientists attended school and athletic events and other gatherings to start informed dialogue about a diverse spectrum of drugs, including marijuana, illicit drugs, prescription drugs, and tobacco. Speakers educated adolescents about the effects of drugs on the brain, on the body, and on behavior. Representatives from the Food and Drug Administration who specialize in tobacco, experts on alcohol abuse, and representatives from the National Institute of Mental Health also attended and answered questions posed by students from 100 high schools around the nation.

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