Amanda Webb, M.A., MAJ

Amanda Webb, M.A., MAJ

Name: Amanda Webb, M.A., MAJ

Department of Primary Appointment: Medical & Clinical Psychology
Position: Lab Member - Graduate Student
Title: Fourth Year Graduate Student

Email: amanda.webb@usuhs.edu (link sends e-mail)

Links
Lab Website

Profile

MAJ Amanda Webb, M.A. is a fourth year graduate student (U.S. Army) working towards a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Amanda attended North Georgia College and State University on a four-year Army ROTC Scholarship, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology. After college, she commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army's Military Intelligence Corps and served as a Battalion Intelligence Officer, Platoon Leader, Company Commander, and Division Intelligence Officer Observer/Controller/Trainer. She was assigned to 7-101 AVN, 311th MI BN, 3rd Brigade, 101st ABN DIV (AASLT), and Operations Group Joint Readiness Training Center and completed three combat deployments (Afghanistan, OEF X and Iraq, OIF I & IV). Amanda earned an M.A. degree in Clinical and Community Psychology (2007) from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. While at UNCC, she served as a psychological intern at Piedmont Correctional Institution in Salisbury, NC. Her Master’s thesis entitled, “Effects of caffeine and stress on mental health: An animal model” focused on the effects of caffeine and stress on behavioral indices of anxiety and depression in rats. Amanda also is working with the Consortium of Health and Military Performance (CHAMP) on projects related to health and well-being of Special Operators. Amanda has completed clinical externships at Fort Belvoir TBI/NICoE, 1st Special Warfare Training Group, and DCVA Substance Abuse clinic. Amanda’s doctoral dissertation is entitled, “Predicting attrition in the MOS phase of an army specialty training program.” She is currently developing her clinical skills at Fort Belvoir Adult Behavioral Health clinic.