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Three SU faculty ranked among 30 most productive clinical psychologists by Journal of Clinical Psychology
Three SU faculty ranked among 30 most productive clinical psychologists by Journal of Clinical PsychologyDecember 27, 2007Jaime Winne Alvarezjlwinne@syr.edu
Syracuse University faculty members Kate Carey, Michael Carey and Stephen Maisto are among the nation’s top 30 most productive clinical psychologists, according to a study in the December 2007 issue of the Journal of Clinical Psychology. Ranks are based on the scholarly publication productivity of clinical psychologists in Ph.D. programs accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) for the period 2000-04.
Top-producing faculty members were presented with a rank based on their total number of publications and a rank based on their number of peer-reviewed journal articles. According to the study, Kate Carey, Michael Carey and Maisto ranked 30th in total publications, while Kate Carey and Maisto ranked 13th and Michael Carey ranked 21st in peer-reviewed journal articles.
The study used data from the PsychINFO database, maintained by the APA, which contains more than two million references and is the most comprehensive resource for author and topic searches in psychology and allied fields. Information on scholarly productivity was gathered on 1,927 core faculty members from 166 programs. Core faculty members were defined as tenure track professors excluding adjunct, courtesy or emeritus faculty.
Michael Carey, director of SU’s Center for Health and Behavior (CHB) and Dean’s Professor of the Sciences in the Department of Psychology in The College of Arts and Sciences, researches health promotion and disease prevention through behavior change, with a special interest in HIV risk reduction.
Kate Carey, senior scientist at the CHB and Dean’s Professor of the Sciences in the Department of Psychology in A&S, researches the prevention and treatment of alcohol use disorders, with an emphasis on enhancing motivation for change. She works with a variety of populations ranging from college students to persons with psychiatric disorders.
Stephen Maisto, senior scientist at the CHB and professor of psychology in A&S, researches the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders, mechanisms of risk perception, and risk taking as it relates to substance use and HIV prevention.