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Hurley faculty contribute to critical care psychology book

One Hurley faculty member co-edited a newly published book about critical care psychology, while eight Hurley faculty members contributed to chapters in the book.

Kirk J. Stucky PsyD ABPP-CN,RP (bio), chair of the Department of Behavioral Health at Hurley Medical Center and Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Michigan State University, co-edited Critical Care Psychology and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice (Oxford University Press, Oxford, England) with Jennifer Stevenson Jutte. He also co-authored the introduction and two chapters:

  • Ch. 1: Introduction to Critical Care Psychology and Rehabilitation
  • Ch. 3: Critical Care, Psychology, and Rehabilitation: Integrative Aspirations
  • Ch. 6: Neurocognitive Disorders

Stucky also is program director of the Hurley Rehabilitation Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Other chapter contributors from Hurley include:

  • Ch. 9: Unique Considerations for Psychologists Working in Pediatric Critical Care by Crystal Cederna-Meko PsyD (bio), Shannon L. Dennis PhD (bio), and Rebecca E.H. Ellens PsyD (bio)
  • Ch. 14: Systemic Factors Impacting Mortality and End-of-Life Issues in Critical Care by Leo C. Mercer MD (bio), Valerie Canary MSN RN CPNP, and Michelle Maxson MSN, RN, ACCNS-AG

Meko also is program director of the Hurley Pediatric Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship, while Mercer is program director of the Hurley Trauma Research Fellowship and the Hurley Trauma Surgery Fellowship. Dennis and Ellens are key faculty in their programs, the Rehabilitation Psychology Fellowship and the Pediatric Psychology Fellowship/Pediatrics Residency, respectively. Canary and Maxson are also educators, in addition to taking on many other roles at Hurley.

The book - part of the Oxford University Press' Academy of Rehabilitation Psychology Series - is available for preorder from its publisher.