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Douglas P. Gibson, Psy.D., MPH, ABPP

Douglas Gibson
Associate Professor
Full-Time Faculty, Department of Clinical and School Psychology
(954) 262-5652
Office: Maltz 1065


  • Psy.D. Nova Southeastern University
  • M.P.H. Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S. Nova Southeastern University
  • B.A. Central Connecticut State University

Professional Interests

After completing his internship at The Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, where he specialized in behavioral medicine and neuropsychology, Dr. Gibson completed his residency in rehabilitation/neuropsychology at Hollywood Medical Center before entering private practice. Dr. Gibson was an Adjunct Professor at Nova Southeastern University from 1998-2005. Dr. Gibson joined the faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia (2005-2012), where he was an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Surgery serving primarily on the liver, heart, kidney and lung transplant teams. While at VCU/MCV, he was the primary supervisor for the medical school’s new post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology and he provided training, supervision and mentoring to many medical students, residents and post-doctoral fellows.

In 2012, Dr. Gibson left VCU/MCV in order to commission with the Central Intelligence Agency, serving as a forensic subject matter expert and neuropsychologist. He later served as a certified intelligence instructor at several training sites world-wide. Dr. Gibson has provided expert consultation on thousands of medically complicated cases, including mTBI, TBI, PTSD and poly-trauma, providing expert testimony in cases throughout the country. He has published research and authored book chapters in psychological assessment, neuropsychology, cardiology and gastroenterology. His research interests are in medical factors affecting neurocognitive functioning as well as heart rate variability. Dr. Gibson is Board Certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP-Health). He remains a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserves and has served in numerous combat zones.

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