Laurie Lindamerx250
Contact Information:
3350 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92161 -116A


Laurie A. Lindamer, PhD, serves as the Director of the Education and Dissemination Unit for CESAMH, Director of Education for the VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) Mental Health Care Line, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Lindamer received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1994 from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She completed an APA-approved internship at UCSD/VASDHS, specializing in neuropsychology, and then trained as a post-doctoral research fellow in Geriatric Psychiatry at UCSD. She joined the UCSD faculty in 1999 and VASDHS in 2002.

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Lindamer’s research interests have been directed at designing and testing psychosocial interventions for health behaviors for persons with psychiatric disorders. In addition, she has been actively involved in the development of academic community partnerships to promote the implementation of evidence-based psychosocial interventions both in the VA and in the community. Dr. Lindamer is a licensed psychologist in California and serves as a study clinician on several grants.

Selected Publications