Catherine Judd, MS, PA-C, CAQ-Psy, DFAAPA

Catherine Judd, MS, PA-C, CAQ-Psy, DFAAPA

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Catherine Judd, is a Senior PA at Parkland Health and Hospital System, Jail Mental Health Program, Dallas Texas and Clinical Instructor and Clinical Preceptor at the University of Texas Dallas PA Program. She was among the first to earn the NCCPA CAQ in Psychiatry. She is on the faculty of the CO-REMS content development committee and a national speaker for the APPA Collaborative Risk Management Reduction initiative on prescribing opiates. She has served as a representative from AAPA on the Accreditation Review Commission for PA Programs, and on the NCCPA CAQ Advisory Committee. She has been a key member in the Psychosocial Research Group, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression and the Psychoneuroendocrinology Research Group in the Department of Psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She has published numerous articles on Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Cognitive Impairment. . She is a regular speaker at AAPA and other state and national CME conferences.

Her clinical practice over the past 30 years has been primarily mental health and primary care. She has worked internationally in Egypt as well as for a private aid organization in Ghana. She has a special interest in patients with serious mental illness as well as geriatric patients with mood disorders and cognitive decline.