John McQuaid, PhD - Contact Information

John R. McQuaid, PhD

Title: Professor of Clinical Psychology; Associate Chief, Mental Health, San Francisco VA Medical Center


PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Orgeon, Department of Psychology.

Postgraduate Training:

Clinical Psychology Training Program, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF (both predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship).

Biography Summary:

Following training, Dr. McQuaid joined the faculty at the Department of Psychiatry, UCSD, and served as director of the Cognitive and Behavioral Interventions Program at the VA San Diego Healthcare System. In 2004 he became Associate Chief of Psychology at the VASDHS. In 2009, Dr. McQuaid left San Diego and accepted the position of Associate Chief of Mental Health at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and joined the faculty at the UCSF Department of Psychiatry.

Clinical Expertise:

Cognitive behavioral  interventions.

Educational Expertise:

clinical supervision of psychotherapy; postgraduate education in psychopathalogy

Research Areas:

cognitive behavior therapy; phantom limb pain; life stress


depression, CBT, phantom limb pain

Campus Location: VAMC

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Leadership in research, education, psychiatric care and public service