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Jennifer H. Olson-Madden, PhD

Assistant Professor

Contact Info:

VA VISN 19 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC)
1055 Clermont Denver, CO  80230 
303-399-8020 ext. 2509

Clinical/Research Interests:
Dr. Olson-Madden research interests are in Traumatic Brain Injury and comorbidities; Suicidality among Veterans and Military Personnel; Treatment development and implementation for co-occurring TBI and psychiatric disorders.​

Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA, June 2000, BA - Psychology

The University of Denver (APA Accredited),  Denver, CO, June 2002, MA - Counseling Psychology        

The University of Denver (APA Accredited) Denver, CO, September 2002 – August 2007, PhD - Counseling Psychology 

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Denver, CO, July 2006- July 2007, Internship - Clinical Psychology

VA VISN 19 Mental Illness, Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC), Eastern Colorado Healthcare System and the University of Colorado, Denver, CO, September 2007 – March 2010, Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment

Funding Source:  The TBI Program, US Department of Health and Human Services Administration, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Title:  TBI Implementation Partnership Grant Mental Health Initiative (Dettmer, J.:PI)
Role:  Co-Investigator
Amount:  $348,709

Funding Period:  10/01/2010 – 9/30/2015
Funding Source:  Colorado TBI Trust Fund
Title:  Executive Dysfunction and Suicidal Behavior: An Examination of Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or Both (Banich, M.: PI)
Role:  Co-Investigator
Amount:  $343,000

Funding Period:  03/2010 – 6/2012

Funding Source:  Department of Defense (DOD) Deployment Related Medical Research Program (DRMRP) of the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)
Title:  Development of an Intervention for Soldiers and Veterans with Co-Occurring Traumatic Brain Injury and Substance Abuse Disorders (Olson-Madden, J.: PI)
Role:  Principal Investigator
Amount:  $110,000
Funding Period:  11/2009-03/2011


Funding Source:  Colorado TBI Trust Fund
Title:  Use of a Traumatic Brain Injury Screen in a Veteran Mental Health Population:  Prevalence, Validation and Psychiatric Outcomes (Brenner, L.: PI)
Role:  Co-Investigator
Amount:  $323,000
Funding Period:  06/2009-05/2011