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Barbara A. Cubic , PhD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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    • Professor, EVMS Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Department of Family and Community Medicine, Director of the Cognitive Therapy Program

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.5888

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Graduate Education:
    • PhD, Clinical Psychology, Louisiana State University, 1992

    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Extramural Fellowship, Center for Cognitive Therapy, University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1993

      Extramural Fellowship, Beck Institute, 1993-1994

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    • Licensure: Virginia Board of Psychology

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    • Recent Publications

      LaPaglia, D., Robiner, W. N., Yozwiak, J. A., Brosig, C., Cubic, B. A., & Leventhal, J.  (2015).  A shortage of medical residency positions:  Parallels with psychology.  Academic Psychiatry,    DOI 10.1007/s40596-015-0324-y. 06/30/2015  

      Anderson, N. B., Belar, C. D., Cubic, B. A., Garrison, E. G., Bennett Johnson, S. & Kaslow, K.  (2014).  Statement of the American Psychological Association in response to the Joint Principles Integrating Behavioral Healthcare into the Patient-Centered Medical Home.  Family, Systems, and Health, 32, 141-142. 

      McDaniel, S. H., Grus, C. L., Cubic, B. A., Hunter, C., Kearney, L., Schumann, C., Sturm, L. and the Interorganizational. Workgroup on Competencies for Primary Care Psychology.  (2014). Competencies for psychology practice in primary care.  American Psychologist, 69, 409-429.    

      Nash, J. M., Khatri, P., Cubic, B. A., Baird, M. A.  (2013).  Essential competencies for psychologists in patient centered medical homes.  Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 44, 331-342.   

      Cubic, B. A., & Beacham, A. O.  (2014).  Creating educational and training opportunities for psychology trainees in integrated care.  In Hunter, C., Hunter, C. & Kessler, R. S.  (Eds.)  Handbook of clinical psychology in medical settings:  Evidence based assessment and intervention  (pp.  41-76) New York, Springer.

      Cubic, B. A.  (2013).  The use of family and individual cognitive behavioral therapy with a patient with anorexia nervosa.  In W. O’Donhue & S. O. Lilienfeld (Eds.),  Case studies in clinical psychological science:  Bridging the gap from science to practice ( pp.  361-401).  New York:  Oxford University Press.


      Recent Presentations

      Cubic, B. A. (February 2015). Lessons learned:  Building a successful career in an academic health center (AHC).  Presented at the Early Career Bootcamp for the 7th National Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers Conference, Atlanta, GA.

      Tynam, W. D. & Cubic, B. A. (September 2014).  Integrated primary care.  Presented at Christiana Care Hospital, Newark, Delaware.  

      Cubic, B.A. & Vogel, M.  (January 2014).  Recommendations of the Division 38 Integrated Primary Care Curriculum Development Subcommittee.  Presented at the 2014 Mid-Winter Meeting of the Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

      Cubic, B.A. , Hunter, C., Miller, B., & Ruddy, N.   (December, 2013)  Competencies for psychological practice in primary care.  (Webinar).  Presented for the Educational Director of the American Psychological Association. Retrievable  at http://apa.bizvision.com/product/10500.


      Recent Grants

      Preparing Psychologists for Healthcare Delivery Systems of the Future.  7/1/14-6/30/16.  $296,690.  Health Resources and Services Administration.

      Creating an Integrated Care Workforce through Inter-professional Education of Psychology and Primary Care Trainees.  8/1/2010- 7/31/2013.  $514,136.  Health Resources and Services Administration.


    • Bio:
    • Barbara Ann Cubic, Ph.D. is a Professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) with joint appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Family and Community Medicine.  She serves as the Co-Director of the EVMS Clinical Psychology Internship Program, Director of the EVMS Integrated Care Fellowship, and Director of the EVMS Cognitive Therapy Program.  She is a Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, Certified Trainer/Consultant, and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.  Her clinical and research interests are in cognitive behavioral therapy, eating disorders, psychological aspects of bariatric surgery, and primary care psychology.  She has been awarded multiple state and national funding grants.  In 2002, she wrote one of the first funded HRSA Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) grants and received additional GPE three year grants in 2007, 2010 and 2014 focused on training psychologists and primary care physicians to provide integrated care. She has also received two substantial grants from the State of Virginia for Workforce Development and served as editor of the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings from 2007-2012.   In 2010 she was awarded the Cummings PSYCHE Prize by the American Psychological Foundations for her work in Integrated Care.  In 2011 she served as the chair for the American Psychological Association’s Board of Educational Affairs Task Force of Primary Care Training and in 2012 served as the Health Psychology (Division 38 of APA) representative to the American Psychological Association’s Inter-organizational Work Group on Competencies for Psychological Practice in Primary Care.  She currently serves as Past President of the Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers, Treasurer for the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of APA) and Member-at-Large for the Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs (CCHPTP).  In 2014 she received the Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award from Division 38 (Health Psychology) of the American Psychological Association.