Dartmouth Events

Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, February 7

"Even Astronauts Get the Blues: Guided Behavioral Health Care for Busy Professionals" Jay C. Buckey, Jr., MD Professor of Medicine Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmou

Friday, February 7, 2014
Auditorium E, DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Free Food, Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, February 7, 2014 for the presentation titled:


Even Astronauts Get the Blues: Guided Behavioral Health Care for Busy Professionals


Jay C. Buckey, Jr., MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Hyperbaric Medicine

Adjunct Professor of Engineering at the Thayer School

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Co-sponsored by the Section of Occupational Medicine and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate how cognitive behavioral therapies can be administered confidentially and autonomously
  2. Review results from trials of computer-based depression treatment
  3. Show an implementation of computer-based therapy applicable for busy professionals


Jay C. Buckey, Jr., MD received his MD at Cornell University Medical College in Ithaca, NY in 1981.  He completed his internship in Internal Medicine in 1982 at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY.  In 1984 he completed his Research Fellow/NASA Space Biology Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, in Dallas, TX, and completed his Residency in Medicine in 1996 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.  Dr. Buckey is currently a Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and an Adjunct Professor of Engineering at the Thayer School. He has been involved in the development of computer-based psychological training and treatment programs for over 10 years in collaboration with Mark Hegel, PhD Raphael Rose, PhD, James Cartreine, PhD and others. He initiated the initial computer-based psychological training and treatment project in collaboration with the Interactive Media Lab at Dartmouth, and he has been a co-investigator on 3 peer-reviewed projects funded by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute to develop a suite of computer-based psychological training and treatment programs for astronauts.
Dr. Buckey is an expert on space medicine, and authored the book, Space Physiology, from Oxford University Press. He flew in space on the STS-90 Neurolab mission.

Jay C. Buckey, Jr., MD has stated that he has no financial interests or arrangements in association with this presentation.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Jay Buckey to Medicine Grand Rounds.

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For more information, contact:
Lara Judd

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.