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A. GARRETT HAZELTON, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatric Medicine
Brody School of Medicine at ECU
600 Moye Boulevard
Greenville, NC 27834
Phone: 252-744-2660
Fax: 252-744-3815
Email: hazeltona@ecu.edu

FACULTY RANK
Assistant Professor

HIGHER EDUCATION
DUKE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER         2011
Pre-Doctoral Internship
Rotations: Obesity; Pain/Biofeedback

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY  2011
Clinical Health Psychology
Focus: Cardiac Disease & Obesity

APPALACHIAN STATE
UNIVERSITY       M.A. 2006
Health Psychology
Focus: Substance Use Disorders

NORTH CAROLINA STATE
UNIVERSITY  B.A. 2002
Psychology
Minor Sociology

PUBLICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS
Sears, S.F., Hazelton, A. G., St. Amant, J., Matchett, M., Kovacs, A., Vazquez, L. D., Fairbrother, D., Redfearn, S., Hanisch,
D., Dubin, A., Cannon, B., Fishbach, P., Kanter, R., & Bryant, R. (2011). Quality of Life in Pediatric Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators. American Journal of Cardiology, 107, 1023-1027.

Hazelton, A.G., Sears, S.F., & Rodriguez, E. (2011). Atrial fibrillation: A biopsychosocial approach to patient management. In E. Dornelas (Ed.), Stress Proof the Heart: Behavioral Approaches for Cardiac Patients. Springer.

Sears, S. F., Hauf, J. D., Kirian, K., Hazelton, G, and Conti, J. B. (2011). Post-Traumatic stress and the implantable cardioverter defibrillator patient: What the electrophysiologist needs to know. Circulation, 4, 242-50

Hazelton, A. G., Sears, S.F., St. Amant, J., Matchett, M., Kovacs, A., Vazquez, L. D., Fairbrother, D., Redfearn, S., Hanisch, D., Dubin, A., Cannon, B., Fishbach, P., Kanter, R., & Bryant, R. (2010, April). Quality of Life in Pediatric Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients: A United States Multi-Center Survey. Paper presented at the North Carolina Psychological Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Hazelton, A. G., Sears, S. F., Kirian, K., Matchett, M., & Shea, J. (2009). Coping with your partner’s ICD and cardiac disease. Circulation, 120, e73 - e76.

Matchett, M., Sears, S.F., Hazelton, G., Kirian, K., Wilson, E., & Nakkanti, R. (2009). The implantable cardioverter defibrillator: Its history, current psychological impact and future. Expert Review of Medical Devices, 6(1), 43-50.

Michael, K., Curtin, L., Kirkley, D., Harris, R., Hazelton, G., Pratt, K., Miller, G., Tucker, K., & Stridh, P. (August, 2005). Efficacy of a Group-Based Motivational Interviewing Alcohol Intervention. Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Matchett, M., Kirian, K., Hazelton, G., Brumfield, J., & Sears, S.F. (2009). Common presenting psychosocial problems for implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients: A primer for consulting professionals. In L. Sher (Ed.), Psychological Factors and Cardiovascular Disorders.

Hazelton, A. G., Smith, A. E., Michael, K. D., Curtin, L., Steele, K. M., & Pratt, K. (2007, May). Psychopathology is not predictive of excessive drinking in a sample of college freshman. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Risky Decision Making Section, Washington, D.C.

ACADEMIC TEACHING
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (Fall 2004, Spring 2005)
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Instructor for undergraduate
courses in General Psychology

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY  (Spring 2005)
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
Guest speaker for graduate course,
Behavioral Health & Diabetes Mellitus

MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES IN THE PROFESSION
2011    Training In Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
2011    Clinical Research Coordinator Training at Duke University 
            Medical Center
2009 – 2010 Co-Manager Cardiac Psychology Research Lab, 
            East Carolina University
2007 – 2009 External Relations Committee - Student Representative 
            Department of Psychology, East Carolina University
2007 – 2010 “Privateers” Psychology Graduate Student 
            Volunteer Organization
2007    Student Affiliate Association for Psychological Science
2007 – 2010 Student Affiliate American Psychosomatic Society
2005 – 2010 Student Affiliate American Psychological Association

HONORS & AWARDS
2010    Award for Excellence in Clinical Care: Top Graduate Clinician
2009    Awarded $100,000 grant from Medtronic for dissertation research 
            to study decision making among potential implantable cardioverter 
            defibrillator recipients.
2009    Received the East Carolina University Department of Clinical Health 
            Psychology’s Health Psychology Research Award
2002    Graduated from North Carolina State University Cum Laude - 
            Undergraduate
2000 – 2002 North Carolina State University Dean’s List - Undergraduate
1998    Eagle Scout Award