Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
600 Moye Boulevard, Mail Stop 694
Greenville, NC 27834
Faculty Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor
|Duke University Medical Center
Duke Integrative Medicine
Duke Diet & Fitness Center
|Assessment, individual therapy, clinical research, project coordination, creation of patient registry data management system, and teaching||July 2011 to July 2012|
|Duke University Medical Center||Pre-Doctoral Internship
Rotations: Obesity; Pain/Biofeedback
|East Carolina University||Clinical Health Psychology
Focus: Cardiac Disease & Obesity
|Appalachian State University||Health Psychology
Focus: Substance Use Disorders & Diabetes
|North Carolina State University||Psychology
|Course Director||Health Psychology||Spring 2015|
Western Carolina University
|Course Director||Health Psychology||Spring 2015|
East Carolina University
|Psychiatry Resident Education||Acceptance and Commitment Therapy||2013-2014|
|Social Work Staff Education||Training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy||2013-2014|
|Physician Assistant Studies||Behavioral Sciences Course Director||2013-2014|
|Second Year Medical Student Lecturer||Psychoanalytic Theory; Anxiety Disorders||2012-2014|
|First Year Medical Student Lecturer||Developmental Psychology; Medical Adherence||2012-2014|
|Guest Lecturer - ECU Dept. of Psychology||Diabetes Management||2012-2014|
|Guest Lecturer - ECU Dept. of Psychology||Career Decisions for Psychologists||2012-2014|
|Clinical Supervision||Psychology, Psychiatry and MFT Trainees||2012-2014|
Duke University Medical Center
|Weekly Educational Seminar||Stress Prevention and Management||2011-2012|
|Weekly Educational Seminar||Behavioral Economics and Obesity||2011-2012|
East Carolina University
|Graduate Supervisor||Supervision of Psychology Graduate Students||2009|
|Guest Lectures||Diabetes Management; Cardiac Psychology; Medial Decision Making|
Appalachian State University
|Instructor for undergraduate course||General/Intro to Psychology||Fall 2004-Spring 2005|
|Guest lecturer for graduate course||Behavioral Health & Diabetes Mellitus||Spring 2005|
|2013||Co-Investigator||Not awarded||Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration - Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Substances Use in Eastern North Carolina|
|2013||Co-PI||Under Review||NIH - Investigating Racial and other Disparities in Recommendations for and Success after Bariatric Surgery.|
|2009||PI||Awarded $100,000||Medtronic - Research investigating decision making among potential implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients.|
|2008||PI||Not awarded||American Heart Association - Research investigating decision making among potential implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients.|
Hazelton, A.G., Bloch, R., & Saeed, S. (2015). Research Issues and Clinical Implications of Exercise Effects in the Treatment of Depressive and Anxiety Disorders. In T. Farooqui & A.A. Farooqui (Ed.), Diet and Exercise in Cognitive Function and Neurological Diseases. Wiley-Blackwell.
Wolever, R.Q., Dmitrieva, N., Price, R., Hazelton, A.G., Bechard, E., Walker, A., & Tucci, D. (2014, May). Preliminary Clinical Trial of Integrative Therapy for Patients with Severe Tinnitus: Findings from a NIDCD R21. Paper presented at the International Congress for Integrative Medicine and Health, Miami, FL.
Hazelton, A.G., Corsino, L., Eisenson, H., Ostbye, T., Svetkey, L., & Wolever, R. (2014, April). Psychosocial Outcomes from a Multidisciplinary Worksite Weight Loss Intervention. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
Hazelton, A.G. (2014, April). DSM 5 Update: Anxiety, Obesssive-Compulsive, and Trauma and Stressor Disorders. Presentation at the Adult Education Conference, Eastern Area Health Education Center, Greenville, NC.
Hazelton, A.G. (2014, March). Compassion Fatigue and Diabetes Educators. Area Health Education, Presentation at the Diabetes Education Conference, Eastern Area Health Education Center, Greenville, NC.
Cutitta, K., Woodrow, L., Ford, J., Shea, J., Fischer, A., Hazelton, G., & Sears, S.F. (2014). SHOCKTIVITY: Ability and avoidance of daily activity behaviors in ICD patients. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 34, 1-7.
Hazelton, A. G., Sears, S.F., Ford, J., Cahill, J., Nekkanti, R., Deantonio, H., Ottoboni, L., Norton, L., & Wang, P. (2014). Decisional Balance among Potential Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Recipients: Development of the ICD-Decision Analysis Scale (ICD-DAS). Pacing and clinical electrophysiology, 37(1):63-72.
Hazelton, A. G., Williams, J., Wakefield, J.P., Perlman, A., Kraus, W.E. & Wolever, R.Q.(2013). Psychosocial Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation among Women Compared to Men. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 34(1):21-28.
Hazelton, A.G. (2013, August). DSM 5 Update on Feeding and Eating Disorders. Presentation at Cherry Hospital Continuing Education Series, Goldsboro, NC.
Hazelton, A. G., Al-Khatib, S. M., Fonarow, G. C., Thomas, K. L., Hayes, D., Sanders, G. D., Campbell, S., Yancy, C. (2013). Assessment of the Quality of Existing Patient Education Tools Focused on Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Evaluation by the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Thought Leadership Alliance. Patient Preference and Adherence, 7 361–368.
Hazelton, A. G., Al-Khatib, S. M., Fonarow, G. C., Thomas, K. L., Hayes, D., Sanders, G. D., Campbell, S., Yancy, C. (2013, March). Assessment of the Quality of Existing Patient Education Tools Focused on Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Evaluation by the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Thought Leadership Alliance. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.
Ford, J., Finch, J. F., Woodrow, L. K., Cutitta, K.E., Shea, J., Fischer, A., Hazelton, G., & Sears, S.F. (2012). The Florida Shock Anxiety Scale (FSAS) for Patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: Testing Factor Structure, Reliability, and Validity of a Previously Established Measure. Pacing and clinical electrophysiology, 35(9), 1146-1153.
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, 43-50.
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., Sears, S.F.(2009, April). Development of the Implantable Cardioverter Decision Analysis Scale. Paper presented at the Eastern Area Health Education Center, Greenville, NC.
Michael, K. D., Curtin, L., Kirkley, D. E., Jones, D. L., Harris, R., Pratt, K., Mcdevitt, K., Miller, G, Quealy-Berge, D., Hazelton, G., Ritchie, L., Tucker, K., Stridh, P., Coil, A. (2006). Group-based motivational interviewing for alcohol use among college students: An exploratory study. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 37, 629-634.
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.
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.
|Mission Weight Management||Bariatric Surgery Evaluations; Medical Weight Management; Psychotherapy; Program Development; Supervision||2014-Present|
|East Carolina University Department of Psychiatric Medicine||Health Psychology Clinic; Evaluation for Spinal Cord Stimulator, Bariatric Surgery, HCV Treatment, Kidney Transplant; Psychotherapy||2012-2014|
|Duke Integrative Medicine||Evaluation and individual therapy for chronic pain, SCS, or pump.||2011-2012|
|Duke University Pain Management||Evaluation and individual therapy for chronic pain, SCS, or pump.||2010-2011|
|Duke University Weight Loss Surgery||Evaluation, group, and individual therapy for pre- and post-operative surgical patients||2010-2011|
|Health Steps - Cardiac Rehabilitation||Psychotherapy for patients in cardiac rehabilitation||2007-2010|
|Brody School of Medicine||General Psychiatric Outpatient Services||Fall 2009-Spring 2010|
|East Carolina University||Healthy Weight Clinic/ Behavioral Weight Loss Individual and Group Treatment||Fall 2009-Spring 2010|
|East Carolina University||Sports Psychology||Spring 2010|
|East Carolina University Heart Institute||Cardiac Psychology Clinic||Spring 2009-Spring 2010|
|Pitt County Memorial Hospital||Rehabilitation; Acute Care||Summer and Fall 2008|
|Veteran Affairs||PTSD; Smoking Cessation||Spring 2008|
|B & D Behavioral Health Services||Intake Coordinator; Psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults||2006-2007|
|Duke University Medical Center||Substance Abuse; Adult & Adolescent||Fall 2005-Spring 2006|
|Brody School of Medicine at ECU||Diabetes Counseling||Summer 2004|
|Appalachian State University||Graduate Research Assistant||2003-2005|
|Appalachian State University||Health Psychology Clinic||Spring 2004, Fall 2004 & Spring 2005|
|Autism Society of North Carolina||TEACCH Therapist||2003-2004|
|Pitt County Schools||Mentor/Teaching Assistant||2002-2003|
|North Carolina State University||Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Therapist||2001-2002|
|2013||Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Workshop, Raleigh, NC|
|2012||Integrative Health Coach Professional Training Program, Duke Integrative Medicine|
|2012||Mindfulness Training for Professionals, Duke Integrative Medicine|
|2011||Training In Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Duke Integrative Medicine|
|2011||Clinical Research Coordinator Training, 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||Psychology Graduate Student Volunteer Organization|
|2012-Present||American Psychological Association|
|2012-Present||Society of Behavioral Medicine|
|2012-Present||Association for Contextual Behavioral Science|
|2012-Current||National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology|
|2010||Award for Excellence in Clinical Care: Top Graduate Clinician|
|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|