ISTSS Elects New Board Members

CHICAGO, IL, October 17, 2019 – The International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) is pleased to announce the results of this year’s Board of Directors Election. The ISTSS membership elected nine officials, including the President-Elect, six board members and two student representatives to the board. The winners will take office at the ISTSS Annual Meeting, November 14–16, 2019, at Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts.

“ISTSS is proud to have a diverse Board of Directors who are committed to promoting advancement and exchange of knowledge about traumatic stress,” said ISTSS President Julian D. Ford, PhD, ABPP. “I look forward to welcoming these new and returning leaders onto the Board.”

Candice Monson, PhD

Board Members
Cherie Armour, PhD
Bita Ghafoori, PhD
Christian Kristensen, PhD
Nicole Nugent, PhD
Soraya Seedat, MBChB, MMED Psych (SA), FC PSYCH (SA), PhD
Marit Sijbrandij, PhD

Student Representatives
Lia J. Smith, Student Section Chair
Anne-Marijn de Graaff, Student Section Vice Chair

About the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
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