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Michael Roy, MD, Col. (Ret.)
Military Internal Medicine
Uniformed Services University
Area of Expertise: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain injury
Michael Roy, MD, Col. (Ret.) is professor of Medicine and director of the Division of Military Internal Medicine at Uniformed Services University and director of Recruitment for USU's Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine.
He is a graduate of Brown University and Brown University School of Medicine. Dr. Roy completed an internal medicine residency and a general medicine fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and retired as a Colonel after 24 years’ active duty in the Army. He is president of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has authored more than 100 publications including the books Physician’s Guide to Terrorist Attack and Novel Approaches to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.
Dr. Roy is currently the principal investigator on multiple active studies seeking to improve the early identification and treatment of posttraumatic stress and traumatic brain injury. Many of the studies incorporate cutting-edge technologies, including functional MRI to both detect PTSD and document a response to treatment, the use of virtual reality to enhance the treatment of PTSD, and the use of smart phones and tablet devices to reach out to patients and help them with their symptoms at a distance.
Michael Roy’s Content on BrainLine Military
- Will Exposure Therapy to Treat PTSD Work for You?
- An Up-Close Look at How Virtual Iraq/Afghanistan Works to Treat PTSD
- The Various Ways to Diagnose PTSD
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as Treatment for PTSD
- Treating PTSD with Medicines
- How Exposure Therapy Works as a Treatment for PTSD
- Imaginal Exposure Using Virtual Reality for Treating PTSD
- Individualized Treatment for PTSD Using Virtual Iraq Technology
- The Benefits of Using the "Subjective Units of Discomfort" Scale to Treat PTSD
- Michael Roy, MD, Col. (Ret.) on the Co-Occurrence of TBI and PTSD
- Prevention Is the Best Medicine — for all Medical Issues, Including PTSD
- What Parts of the Brain Are Impacted by PTSD?
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