JP (Jack) Ginsberg, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist and Research Health Scientist, Columbia VA Health Care System

JP (Jack) Ginsberg, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist and Research Health Scientist
Columbia VA Health Care System


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Dr. JP (Jack) Ginsberg, PhD holds appointments as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Neuropsychologist and Research Health Scientist at the Columbia VA Health Care System (formerly the Dorn VA Medical Center), as Basic Science Research Assistant Professor at the USC School of Medicine, and as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science of the USC Arnold School of Public Health, all in Columbia, SC. He is an advocate for integrative management of PTSD and chronic pain using Autonomic Self-Regulation as a mind-body treatment. He has authored or co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed scientific publications and served as a scientist reviewer of research grant proposals to NIH, VA, and DoD. He has edited and reviewed numerous published scientific articles. Dr. Ginsberg has been a Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on research grants funded by DoD, NIH, and the VA, and currently is Co-Principal Investigator on a study of HRV Biofeedback effects on pain and fatigue in cancer survivors and a VA-funded study of HRVB treatment of chronic pain in Veterans. His research interest focuses on autonomic dysregulating effects of PTSD on orienting and early information processing. Dr. Ginsberg has given workshops and invited presentations on HRV and HRVB at scientific meetings (including the ACRM Spring 2019 neeting), academic seminars, and cyber-seminars. He serves as a member for the VA advisor panel developing standards of practice of HRVB for community practitioners treating Veterans, and as a Technical Expert for a report on HRVB commissioned by the VA for policymakers to improve health and healthcare of Veterans. Dr. Ginsberg was recruited to be a member of the Pain and Complimentary and Integrative Health Planning Boards of the VA Health Science Research &Development, Center for Information Dissemination and Education Resources (CIDER).