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                                  Jessica R. Skidmore, M.S.
                                      Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Present         Doctoral Candidate, Clinical Psychology
                The University of Memphis, Department of Psychology (APA accredited)
                Research Area: Clinical Health Psychology
                Dissertation: Behavioral economic measures of the reinforcing efficacy of
                                alcohol as indicators of problem severity in young adults
                                Proposal accepted: September 23, 2010
                                Expected defense: Spring, 2012
                Major Area Paper: Alcohol-related consequences in Black and White college
                                    students
                Chair:       James G. Murphy, Ph.D.
Present         Predoctoral Intern, Clinical Psychology
                University of California, San Diego/VA Internship Training Program,
                Department of Psychiatry (APA accredited)
2009            Master of Science, Clinical Psychology
                The University of Memphis, Department of Psychology (APA accredited)
                Thesis:      The effects of next-day responsibilities and drink price on alcohol
                             consumption: A behavioral economic analysis
                Chair:       James G. Murphy, Ph.D.
2006            Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Spanish, Summa Cum Laude
                California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA

AWARDS

2010            Student Poster Award at Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
2009            Student Merit/Junior Investigator Award, Research Society on Alcoholism
2008            NIAAA/NIDA Early Career Travel Award
2007-2010       Research Travel Awards, The University of Memphis

PUBLICATIONS

Yurasek, A. M., Murphy, J. G., Martens, M. P., Dennhardt, A. A., Buscemi, J., Skidmore,
      J. R., & McCausland, C. (in press). Drinking motives as mediators of the relationship
      between reinforcement value and alcohol consumption. Journal of studies on Alcohol
      and Drugs.

Smith, A. E., Martens, M. P., Murphy, J. G., Buscemi, J., Yurasek, A. M., & Skidmore, J. R.
       (2010). Reinforcing efficacy moderates the relationship between impulsivity-related
       traits and alcohol use. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 18(6), 521-529.
       doi:10.1037/a0021585

Skidmore, J. R., & Murphy, J. G. (2010). The effect of drink price and next-day
     responsibilities on college student drinking: A behavioral economic analysis.
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       Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, doi:10.1037/a0021118

Murphy, J. G., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Martens, M. P., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E.
      (2010). Computerized versus motivational interviewing alcohol interventions: Impact on
      discrepancy, motivation, and drinking. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 24(4), 628-
      639. doi:10.1037/a0021347

Buscemi, J., Murphy, J. G., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Dennhardt, A. A., &
      Skidmore, J. R. (2010). Help-seeking for alcohol-related problems in college students:
      Correlates and preferred resources. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 24(4), 571-580.
      doi:10.1037/a0021122

Skidmore, J. R. & Murphy, J. G. (2010). Relations between heavy drinking, gender, and
     substance-free reinforcement. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 18, 158-
     166. doi:10.1037/a0018513.

Murphy, J. G., MacKillop, J., Skidmore, J. R. & Pederson, A. A. (2009). Reliability and
      validity of a demand curve measure of alcohol reinforcement. Experimental and
      Clinical Psychopharmacology, 17, 396-404. doi:10.1037/a0017684.

MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED

Murphy, J. G., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Borsari, B., Barnett, N. P., Colby, S. M. &
      Martens, M. P. (2011). A randomized controlled trial of a behavioral economic
      supplement to brief motivational interventions for college drinking.

Lang, K. P., Murphy, J. G., Monahan, C.J., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., & McDevitt-
       Murphy, M. E. (2011). Positive consequences of alcohol mediate the relation between
       sensation seeking and drinking among college students.

Skidmore, J. R., Murphy, J. G., Martens, M. P. & Pederson, A. A. (2011). Alcohol-related
     consequences in African-American and European-American college students.
     Manuscript submitted for publication.

Monahan, C. J., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., Dennhardt, A. A.
     (2011). The impact of PTSD symptoms on the efficacy of alcohol interventions for heavy
     drinking college students. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., & Dennhardt, A. A. (2011). Increasing substance-free
      activities as an intervention for heavy drinking in college students: A pilot study.
      Manuscript submitted for publication.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Murphy, J.G., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Skidmore, J. R. (2011). Post-deployment
        Adjustment Session: Substance-free activity supplement to brief alcohol
        interventions for military veterans. Unpublished Treatment Manual
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Murphy, J. G., Borsari, B., & Skidmore, J. R. (2008). Interviewers manual for the College
        Adjustment Session (CAS). Unpublished treatment manual.

PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Brooks, R. J., Rach, A. M., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., & Murphy, J. G. (under
     review). Drink (less) and be merry? Changes in life satisfaction following a brief
     intervention. Poster submitted for presentation to the 2011 annual convention of the
     Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Brooks, R. J., Dennhardt, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., & Murphy, J. G. (2011, November). Do brief
     alcohol interventions reduce alcohol related sexual consequences? Poster submitted for
     presentation to the 2011 annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and
     Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Dennhardt, A. A., Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Martens, M. P.
    (2011, November). Baseline alcohol reinforcing efficacy predicts drinking outcomes after
    a brief intervention. Poster submitted for presentation to the 2011 annual convention of
    the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Lang, K. P., Monahan, C. J., Skidmore, J. R., Dennhardt, A. A., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E.,
     Murphy, J. G. (2011, November). Do positive consequences mediate the relationship
     between sensation seeking and drinking among college students? Poster submitted for
     presentation to the 2011 annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and
     Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Monahan, C. J, McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., Dennhardt, A. A., &
    Martens, M. P. (2011, November). Do PTSD symptoms impact brief alcohol interventions
    among college student drinkers: A look at distal outcomes. Poster submitted for
    presentation to the 2011 annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and
    Cognitive Therapies, Toronto, Canada.

Skidmore, J. R., Monahan, C. J., Dennhardt, A. A., Martens, M., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., &
    Murphy, J. G. (2011, November). Predicting alcohol intervention outcomes using
    behavioral economic reinforcing efficacy variables. Poster submitted for presentation to
    the 2011 annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
    Toronto, Canada.

Yurasek, A. M, Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., Dennhardt, A. A., & Martens, M. P. (2011,
      November) Family history of problem drinking is associated with less sensitivity of
      alcohol demand to next-day responsibilities. Poster submitted for presentation to the
      2011 annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
      Toronto, Canada.

Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., Dennhardt, A. A., Martens, M. P., Barnett, N. P., Borsari, B.,
      & Colby, S. M. (2011, June). Improving the efficacy of brief alcohol interventions with
      a behavioral economic supplement. In M. P. Martens (Chair) Innovative brief
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       interventions for college student drinking. Symposium presented at the 2011 Research
       Society on Alcoholism Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., Pederson, A. A., Martens, M. P., & McDevitt-Murphy. (2010,
      September). Modeling response to brief alcohol interventions using a behavioral
      economic measure of reinforcement value. In A. Rose & L. Ray (co-Chairs)
      Experimental laboratory models in alcohol research: Translating from the lab to the
      clinic. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for
      Biomedical Research on Alcoholism World Congress, Paris, France.

Pederson, A. A., Murphy, J. G., & Skidmore, J. R. (2010, September). Distress tolerance,
       depression, and alcohol-related consequences in college students. Poster presented at
       the 2010 International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism World Congress,
       Paris, France.

Skidmore, J. R., Murphy, J. G., Martens, M. M., Read, J., Pederson, A. A., & Merrill, J. (2010,
     September). Alcohol-related consequences in Black and White college student drinkers.
     Poster presented at the 2010 International Society for Biomedical Research on
     Alcoholism World Congress, Paris, France.

Pederson, A. A., Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., Martens, M. M., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E.
       (2010, June) Computerized versus motivational interviewing alcohol interventions:
       Impact on discrepancy, motivation, drinking, and drug use. Poster presented at the 2010
       annual convention of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., Pederson, A. A., Martens, M. P., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E.
      (2010, June). Behavioral economic mechanisms of change in brief alcohol interventions.
      Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism,
      Mechanisms of Behavior Change Preconference, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Skidmore, J. R., Murphy, J. G., Pederson, A. A., & Martens, M. P. (2010, June). Enhancing
     brief alcohol abuse interventions with a behavioral economic supplement. Poster
     presented at the 2010 annual convention of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San
     Antonio, TX, USA.

Lang, K. P., Pederson, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Monahan, C. J., & Murphy, J. G. (2009,
       November). Identifying the positive effects of drinking in a college population. Poster
       presented at the 2009 annual convention of the Tennessee Psychological Association,
       Nashville, TN, USA.

Peck, K. R., Buscemi, J., Murphy, J. G., Martens, M. P., McDevitt- Murphy, M. E., Pederson,
       A. A., & Skidmore, J. R. (2009, November). Characteristics of college students who
       seek help for alcohol problems. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the
       Tennessee Psychological Association, Nashville, TN, USA.

Avery, M. L., Skidmore, J. R., Monahan, C. J., Murphy, J. G., & McDevitt-Murphy, M. E.
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       (2009, November). Levels of alcohol related positive and negative consequences in
       college students endorsing posttrauma or depressive symptoms. Poster presented at the
       2009 annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
       New York City, NY, USA.

Buscemi, J., Murphy, J.G., Martens, M.P., McDevitt-Murphy, M.E., Pederson, A.A., Skidmore,
      J. R., & Peck, K.R. (2009, November). Help-seeking for alcohol use in college students:
      Correlates and preferred methods. Poster presented at the 2009 annual convention of the
      Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY, USA.

Yurasek, A. M., Buscemi, J., Smith, A. E., Skidmore, J. R., Martens, M. P., & Murphy, J. G.
      (2009, November). Drinking motives as mediators of the relationship between relative
      reinforcement value and alcohol consumption. Poster presented at the 2009 annual
      convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY,
      USA.

Smith, A. E., Buscemi, J., Yurasek, A. M., Skidmore, J. R., Martens, M. P., & Murphy, J. G.
       (2009, November). Relative reinforcing value moderates the relationship between
       impulsivity and alcohol use. Poster presented at the 2009 annual convention of the
       Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY, USA.

Skidmore, J. R., Pederson, A. A., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Murphy, J. G.
     (2009, November). The relations between ethnicity and proximal response to a brief
     alcohol intervention. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the Association of
     Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York City, NY, USA.

Bracken, K. L., Murphy, J. G., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Martens, M. P., Pederson, A. A., &
      Skidmore, J. R. (2009, June). Substance use and nonsuicidal self-injury in a college
      sample. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the Research Society on
      Alcoholism, San Diego, CA, USA.

Murphy, J. G., Skidmore, J. R., MacKillop, J., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. M., &
      Pederson, A. A. (2009, June). A behavioral economic measure of the relative sensitivity
      of alcohol demand to next-day responsibilities. Poster presented at the 2009 annual
      meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA, USA.

Pederson, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. M., & Murphy, J. G.
       (2009, June). Changes in discrepancy ratings associated with a computer intervention
       vs. a motivational interview. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the
       Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA, USA.

Skidmore, J. R., Pederson, A. A., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. M. & Murphy, J. G.,
     (2009, June). A behavioral economic measure of the relative sensitivity of alcohol
     demand to next-day responsibilities. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the
     Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, CA, USA.
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Skidmore, J. R., Murphy, J. G., Pederson, A. A., Avery, M. L., & MacKillop, J. (2008,
       November). Further Evaluation of the Validity of Naturalistic Behavioral Economic
       Measures of Alcohol Reinforcement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the
       Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL, USA.

Pederson, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., & Murphy, J. G.
       (2008, November). Develop discrepancy about what? Identifying discrepancy domains
       associated with motivation to change alcohol use. Poster presented at the annual meeting
       of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL, USA.

Skidmore, J. R., Pederson, A. A., Monahan, C. J., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., &
     Murphy, J. G. (2008, November). The role of ethnicity in brief alcohol interventions
     with college students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for
     Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL, USA.

Monahan, C. J., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Murphy, J. G., Martens, M. P., Bracken, K. L.,
     Fields, J. A., Pederson, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., & Williams, J. L. (2008, August).
     Trauma exposure and PTSD symptoms among heavy-drinking college students. Poster
     presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston,
     MA, USA.

Pederson, A. A., Skidmore, J. R., Murphy, J. G., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E. &
       Monahan, C. J. (2008, August). Behavioral economic predictors of motivation to change
       alcohol use. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological
       Association, Boston, MA, USA.

Skidmore, J. R., Murphy, J. G., Martens, M. P., McDevitt-Murphy, M. E., Monahan, C. J., &
     Pederson, A. A. (2008, August). The effect of next-day responsibilities on demand for
     alcohol. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological
     Association, Boston, MA, USA.

Skidmore, J. R. & Murphy, J. G. (2007, November). The relations between heavy drinking and
     reinforcement from substance-free activities among college drinkers. Poster presented at
     the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies,
     Philadelphia, PA, USA.

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

Skidmore, J. R. (2009, September). Examining the efficacy of brief alcohol interventions for at-
     risk students identified through the student health center. Presentation for the Student
     Health Center Staff, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Settings
Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System
Psychological Services Center, The University of Memphis
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Behavioral Science Consulting
Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center
Health, Addiction, and Behavioral Interventions Team Lab, The University of Memphis
Student Health Center, The University of Memphis

Evidence-based treatment experience
Motivational Interviewing
Cognitive-behavioral therapy for substance use disorders
Relapse prevention
Cognitive-behavioral treatments for mood and anxiety disorders
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for chronic pain and other medical conditions
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for depression

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant
2011         Statistics for Psychology Majors (undergraduate)
             Class size = 20, The University of Memphis
             Description: Lead SPSS labs and lectures, provided office hours an supportive
             instruction to lectures, proctored exams, graded exams, and papers.

2005          Introduction to Neuropsychology (undergraduate)
              Class size = 30, Modesto Junior College
              Description: Graded papers and tests. Taught one class on neuroscience and
              addiction.

2004          Research Methods (undergraduate)
              Class size = 30, California State University, Stanislaus
              Description: Graded papers and tests. Arranged and lead small discussion and
              study groups.

SERVICE

2010-Present Served as Student Representative for Addictive Behaviors Special Interest Group
             of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

2008-2009     Served as Graduate Student Coordinating Committee Secretary

JOURNAL REVIEWS

2009          Ad Hoc Journal Review, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors (Supervised
              review)

2008          Ad Hoc Journal Review, Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs,
              Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology (Supervised review)
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WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

4/2010        “Using Motivational Interviewing Strategies and Techniques to Help Patients
              Change Risky/Problem Behaviors”
              Linda Carter Sobell, Ph.D.
              3-hour workshop at The University of Memphis

9/2008        “Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much – Using The NIAAA Clinician’s Guide
              Workshop”
              Professional Workshop at the 2008 American Psychological Association Annual
              Meeting.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
American Psychological Association (APA)
Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)

				
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