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Jenna Duffecy PhD

Jenna Duffecy
  • Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Department of Psychiatry, UIC
Gender Pronouns
  • she/her
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 a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders program at UIC. She serves as the director of UIC Resiliency Center for Student Wellbeing as well as the Director of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Research and Services. She specializes in providing evidence-based intervention to improve mental health and stress management with a focus on issues relevant for students, including anxiety, lifestyle changes and professional development. Much of her research focuses on how digital tools can be used to improve health and mental health.

  • 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.

Date Topic Category Status
11/01/2023 Improving Medical Student Mental Health Past Event