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PAU Faculty Peter Goldblum, Ph.D. and Kimberly Balsam, Ph.D. Partner with U.S. Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC) for LGBTQ Health

PAU faculty members Peter Goldblum, Ph.D. and Kimberly Balsam, Ph.D., Co-Directors of the Center for LGBTQ Evidence-Based Applied Research (CLEAR), have partnered with the U.S. Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC) in a new IRB-approved study to understand the health and mental well-being of lesbian, gay, and bisexual service members.

A quote from the official press release from the NCCOSC:

"NCCOSC is teaming up with Palo Alto University to conduct the Survey of LGB Service Members, an IRB-approved study, to better understand LGB service members since the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," said Capt. Scott Johnston, NCCOSC director and Navy Medicine's specialty leader for psychology. "The repeal of this policy really implemented a culture change for the U.S. military and it's incredibly important to comprehend how this shift is not just impacting our people, but also affecting readiness."

Center for LGBTQ Evidence-Based Applied Research (CLEAR)