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Jenna Duffecy PhD

Jenna Duffecy
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Contact Information
  • jduffecy [at]
  • (312) 413-1225
  • (312) 413-4915
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612

Dr. Duffecy is an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychiatry and the Director of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Services and Research in the Adult Mood Disorders program at UIC. She treats patients in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders clinic while also providing training and supervision to residents and interns in cognitive behavioral therapy.  Her research involves the use of technology such as the web, tablets and smartphones to deliver interventions that overcome barriers to care and increase access to evidence based therapies.  Much of her work focuses on increasing the impact of interventions through improving adherence to treatment. She specializes in the treatment and prevention of depression in a variety of populations including adults, adolescents and perinatal women. 

  • Maki PM, Duffecy J. An eHealth approach to treating vasomotor symptoms. Menopause. 2017 Jul;24(7):722-723. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000920. PubMed PMID: 28640165.

    Lattie EG, Duffecy J. L, Mohr DC, Kashima K. Development and Evaluation of an Online Mental Health Program for Medical Students. Acad Psychiatry. 2017 May 23. doi: 10.1007/s40596-017-0726-0. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28536989.

    Gorka SM, Lieberman L, Klumpp H, Kinney KL, Kennedy AE, Ajilore O, Francis J, Duffecy J, Craske MG, Nathan J, Langenecker S, Shankman SA, Phan KL. Reactivity to unpredictable threat as a treatment target for fear-based anxiety disorders. Psychol Med. 2017 Oct;47(14):2450-2460. doi: 10.1017/S0033291717000964. Epub 2017 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 28436351.

    Wagner LI, Duffecy J, Penedo F, Mohr DC, Cella D. Coping strategies tailored to the management of fear of recurrence and adaptation for E-health delivery: The FoRtitude intervention. Cancer. 2017 May 15;123(6):906-910. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30602. Epub 2017 Feb 16. PubMed PMID: 28207157.

    Ho J, Corden ME, Caccamo L, Tomasino KN, Duffecy J, Begale M, Mohr DC. Design and evaluation of a peer network to support adherence to a web-based intervention for adolescents. Internet Interv. 2016 Nov;6:50-56. Epub 2016 Sep 20. PubMed PMID: 27722095; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5052813.