Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Jenna L. McCauley, Ph.D.
Addiction Sciences Division
Dr. Jenna McCauley is a licensed clinical psychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. McCauley received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia, completed her internship at MUSC, and completed two years of a National Institutes of Mental Health research postdoctoral fellowship at MUSC. Dr. McCauley is currently funded by a Mentored Career Development Award (K23) from the National Institute on Drug Abuse focusing on the dissemination and implementation of substance abuse prevention and treatment targeting prescription opioid abuse. Dr. McCauley also currently serves as a Co-I of a NIDA-funded (R01) stage II evaluation of CBT in combination with transcranial direct current stimulation in improving pain functionality, reducing severity of opioid use disorders, and reducing impairment in assocaited mental health areas among Veterans with chronic low back pain.
Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Prescription Opioid Use Disorders, Comorbidity, Traumatic Stress, Substance Use Disorders, e-Health, Dissemination & Implementation of Evidence-Based Treatments