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Benjamin E. Saunders, PhD

Inducted in 2020

Current Position

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina


PhD, Florida State University

Dr. Ben Saunders is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He is affiliated with the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center and the National Mass Violence Victimization Resource Center and is a Licensed Independent Social Worker-Clinical Practice in South Carolina. His research, training, and clinical interests include the initial and long-term impact of violence and abuse on children and adolescents; the epidemiology of psychological trauma, violence, and abuse; treatment approaches for victimized and traumatized children and their families; the use of technology in mental health training and service delivery; and innovative methods for training, disseminating, implementing, and delivering evidence supported interventions in community service agencies.

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