Jessica Maples-Keller

Dr. Jessica Maples-Keller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and works with both the Grady Trauma Project as well as the Emory Veteran’s Program. Dr. Maples-Keller began working with GTP in 2012 as an assessor and therapist for the predictive biomarkers and early intervention studies. She worked on this study for three years as a graduate student, and returned in 2016 for her postdoctoral fellowship. She is the clinical supervisor of the emergency department research team at GTP and is currently a part of the AURORA study. Dr. Maples-Keller is interested in individual differences that confer risk or impact treatment response for PTSD, early interventions for secondary prevention of PTSD, and how we can use translational models of fear and anxiety to improve exposure therapy. She received her B.S. from the University of South Carolina and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia under the direction of Joshua D. Miller, where she focused on conceptualization, assessment, and diagnosis of personality pathology. Dr. Maples-Keller is also a practicing clinician specializing in exposure-based interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder.

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