December 16, 2015 (Washington, D.C.)—At its November meeting, the National Register Board of Directors elected Patricia Logan, PhD, to a four-year term beginning January 1, 2016.
Dr. Logan, an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center in September 2014. Dr. Logan received her B.A., M.S., and PhD at Mississippi State University. She completed an APA-accredited internship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Dr. Logan has held several research and faculty positions since completing her training, including her most recent appointment at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology. Previous experience includes a faculty position at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa), a research fellowship at the University of Georgia, and serving on the Executive Board of the Georgia Association of School Psychologists.
Dr. Logan has expertise working with a wide spectrum of patients, including children and adolescents with congenital cardiac defects and comorbid social and emotional regulation difficulties. In addition to being a currently licensed psychologist in Ohio, Dr. Logan is recognized as a Health Service Psychologist by the National Register.
In response to her election, Dr. Logan remarked, “Being elected to the National Register’s Board provides an amazing opportunity to influence policy and the future direction of psychology, particularly as it relates to the role of behavioral health in integrated medical services. I am honored to serve with a number of esteemed psychologists and other members of the Board.”
Current Chair of the Nominating Committee for the Board of Directors, Sarah Shelton, PsyD, commented on the selection process, “Our membership is a truly remarkable group of psychologists, but Dr. Logan’s application stood above the others. She is a passionate advocate for psychologists’ role in integrated healthcare, which is a primary mission of the National Register. Her expertise in children and families will make our Board a more comprehensive professional resource for our credentialed psychologists. Finally, her enthusiasm for the National Register and ideas for shaping the future of the organization made her a perfect fit. We are delighted to welcome Dr. Logan to the Board of Directors.”
Dr. Logan has been credentialed by the National Register since 2011.
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