JP (Jack) Ginsberg, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist and Research Health Scientist
Dorn VA Health Care System
Dr. Ginsberg holds appointments as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist and Research Health Scientist at the Dorn VA Medical Center, and as Basic Science Research Assistant Professor at the USC School of Medicine, in Columbia, SC. He is an advocate for integrative management of PTSD and 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 invited presentations on HRV and HRVB at scientific meetings, academic seminars, and cyber-seminars. Currently Dr. Ginsberg is serving as a committee member for the VA 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. Most recently, 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).