Thomas B. Virden III, Ph.D., ABPP

Professor


Midwestern University
College of Health Sciences
Clinical Psychology
Ocotillo 209-4
19555 N 59th Ave
Glendale, AZ  85308

Office:  (623) 572-3868
email:  tvirde@midwestern.edu

EDUCATION

BS Psychology Lake Superior State University 1992
MA Psychology Northern Arizona University 1995
Ph.D. Experimental Psychology Western Michigan University 1998
Respecialization Clinical Psychology Arizona School of Professional Psychology 2005
Board Certification Clinical Psychology American Board of Professional Psychology 2015

RESEARCH SUMMARY

As a clinical psychologist with a background in research design and statistical analysis, I find myself on a wide variety of research teams.  While my primary interests include chronic pain, psychopharmacology, and survey design, my upcoming publications involve the treatment of hoarding disorder for elders and executive functioning among individuals with Marfan disorder.  My publications available on PubMed include:

A pilot study of the sensitivity and specificity analysis of the standard-Spanish version of the Culture-Fair Assessment of Neurocognitive Abilities and the Examen Cognoscitivo Mini-Mental in the Dominican Republic. 
Appl Neuropsychol Adult. 2012;19(1):53-60. doi: 10.1080/09084282.2011.643938.

Salary discrepancies between practicing male and female physician assistants.
Womens Health Issues. 2012 Jan-Feb;22(1):e83-9. doi: 10.1016/j.whi.2011.06.004. Epub 2011 Aug 6.

Predicting outcome of gastric bypass surgery utilizing personality scale elevations, psychosocial factors, and diagnostic group membership.
Obes Surg. 2010 Oct;20(10):1361-71. doi: 10.1007/s11695-009-9866-y. Epub 2009 May 30.