Ph.D., 2015, University of Washington, Clinical Psychology
M.S., 2009, University of Washington, Psychology
B.S., 2007, Rollins College, Psychology
Prevention of alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, and sexual risk behaviors among high-risk groups with a specific focus on cultural factors related to gender identity, sexual orientation, race, and ethnicity
Reducing barriers to accessing treatment for underserved populations through technology-based interventions
Secondary prevention programs for individuals who experienced recent sexual assault
Associate Chair, Department of Health Policy & Behavioral Sciences
Director, National Center for Sexual Violence Prevention
Dr. Amanda Gilmore is a clinical psychologist and an Associate Professor in the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development and the Department of Health Policy & Behavioral Sciences in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. She is also the Associate Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the National Center for Sexual Violence Prevention. Dr. Gilmore is affiliated with the Department of Psychology (Clinical and Community) and the Center for Research on Interpersonal Violence.
Dr. Gilmore’s research interests primarily focus on the development and testing of (1) integrated prevention programs for alcohol and drug use, sexual assault, and sexual risk behaviors among high-risk groups including adolescents, college students, and service members, (2) innovative technology-based interventions to improve the rate of treatment access and decrease treatment drop-out among underserved populations; and (3) secondary prevention programs for individuals who experienced recent sexual assault. Throughout her work she focuses on cultural factors related to gender identity, sexual orientation, race, and ethnicity. She also focuses her work on reducing barriers to accessing treatment for underserved populations. Dr. Gilmore has served as a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Department of Defense, Office for Victims of Crime and the Department of Homeland Security as well as several internal grant mechanisms. She has more than 90 peer reviewed publications. She is also a licensed clinical psychologist with particular expertise in the treatment of substance use disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and suicidal behaviors and she has founded and led clinics that have provided treatment to recent sexual assault victims, victims of crime with posttraumatic stress and suicidal behaviors using Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and integrated behavioral health care within an OB/GYN clinic.