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Contact Information:
9500 Gilman Drive MC 0855
La Jolla, CA 92093


Dr. Lang earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University, her MA and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and her MPH in Biometry from San Diego State University. Dr. Lang completed a Pre- and Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco before joining the VA San Diego Healthcare System staff and UCSD faculty in 1999. Dr. Lang was appointed CESAMH’s first Associate Director in August 2014, and she is a Professor at the University of California, San Diego Department of Psychiatry.

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Lang’s research primarily involves assessment of and psychotherapy for anxiety and trauma-related disorders with a focus on novel interventions. Her emphasis is in military and Veteran populations. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist and supervises in evidence-based psychotherapeutic approaches.

To participate in current research studies, please visit VASDHS and  VMRF.

Selected Publications