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Lisa French, Psy.D.

Chief of Staff

Center for Deployment Psychology

Lisa French, Psy.D., is the Chief of Staff at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. She joined the CDP in 2011 as a deployment behavioral health psychologist at Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center. Prior to joining the CDP, Dr. French served on active duty as a psychologist in the United States Air Force (USAF) from 2002-2011. In 2006, she deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Dr. French received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Oregon State University and her master’s and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. She is a 2003 graduate of the Wright-Patterson USAF Medical Center Psychology Residency Program.

As a military spouse, Dr. French continues to experience military life daily and has first-hand understanding of the demands of military service on the family. Her professional interests include dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatment approaches, the impact of military life on the family, and suicide prevention and treatment.

Financial: Lisa French is employed by Center for Deployment Psychology.

Non-financial: Lisa French has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.