International Trauma Studies Program

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The International Trauma Studies Program "is committed to enhancing the natural resilience and coping capacities in individuals, families, and communities that have endured and/or are threatened by traumatic events - domestic and political violence, war and natural disaster." [1]

"Founded at New York University in 1997, the International Trauma Studies Program is directed by Dr. Jack Saul, on the faculty of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University." [2]


Accessed May 2009: [3]

  • Jack Saul, Ph.D., Director - Assistant Professor of Clinical Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
  • Nancy Baron, Ed.D. Director of International Training - Director, Global Psychosocial Initiatives, Nairobi
  • Donna Gaffney, RN, Faculty - Faculty, School of Nursing, Seaton Hall University
  • Soeren Buus Jensen, M.D., Ph.D. Senior Advisor - Director International University Center for Mental Health and Human Rights, Copenhagen
  • Judith Landau, M.D., Senior Advisor - President, The LINC Foundation, Boulder
  • Jacob Massaquoi II, Project Director - African Refuge Community Resilience Program
  • Esther Perel, M.A., Cross-cultural training - Faculty, Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine
  • Steven Reisner, Ph.D., Senior Advisor - Adjunct Professor, Psychoanalytic Institute of NYU School of Medicine
  • Nancy Wallace, L.M.S.W., Program Coordinator - UN NGO Committee on Mental Health



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  1. Home, International Trauma Studies Program, accessed May 25, 2009.
  2. About, International Trauma Studies Program, accessed May 25, 2009.
  3. Staff, International Trauma Studies Program, accessed May 25, 2009.