15 Facts About Gerald Koocher


Gerald Paul Koocher was born on March 13,1947 and is an American psychologist and past president of the American Psychological Association.

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Gerald Koocher's interests include ethics, clinical child psychology and the study of scientific misconduct.

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Gerald Koocher is Dean Emeritus Simmons University and holds an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School.

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Gerald Koocher was mentioned in the Hoffman Report, an APA investigation into psychologists' involvement in interrogation at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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Gerald Koocher earned an undergraduate degree in psychology from Boston University in 1968.

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Gerald Koocher worked full-time at Boston's Children's Hospital from 1971 to 2001, ultimately serving as chief of psychology.

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Gerald Koocher later served as associate provost at Simmons, while continuing part-time service at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

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Gerald Koocher began serving as dean of the College of Science and Health at DePaul University on July 1,2013.

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Gerald Koocher is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was elected a fellow of thirteen APA divisions.

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Gerald Koocher is the first person to be awarded five specialty diplomas from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

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Gerald Koocher had previously served on the APA's board of directors as Treasurer of APA for ten years.

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Gerald Koocher is a past editor of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology and The Clinical Psychologist.

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Gerald Koocher published several papers growing out of his doctoral dissertation research.

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Gerald Koocher has developed an interest in the flip-side of the evidence based practice movement by studying discredited mental health theories, therapies, and assessment tools that have come into popular use.

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Gerald Koocher has trademarked the term "Psychoquackery" and is developing popular press materials for the public.

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