On November 8, we are joined by Dr. Sheila A.M. Rauch, EHVP Deputy Director Lieutenant General (ret.) and William “Burke” Garrett, EHVP Executive Advisor of Emory Healthcare to discuss invisible wounds of military service and how they can be treated.
Dr. Sheila A.M. Rauch
Dr. Rauch has provided PTSD and anxiety disorders treatment, training and research for more than 20 years. She leads PTSD treatment outcomes and mechanisms trials at the VA and Emory and serves as a VHA Prolonged Exposure Therapy Roll Out Trainer. Her research focuses on translational treatment outcomes and modifications of proven treatments for use in alternate settings, such as primary care. She has published scholarly articles and book chapters in the areas of anxiety disorders and PTSD and has been involved in the modification and adaptation of proven psychotherapeutic interventions for anxiety disorders for various populations and settings, including primary care.
William “Burke” Garrett
Burke Garrett joined EHVP after 35 years of distinguished military service, including deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. He is committed to helping the program grow into a national center of excellence dedicated to healing the invisible wounds of military service through world-class clinical care, wellness, education and research. Burke’s enduring gratitude for the sacrifices made by our nation’s service members will always be the spirit behind his work.