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Curriculum Vitae

Education

2013- Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
PhD Candidate in Quantitative Methods
Advisor: Dr. Kristopher Preacher
2009-2010 Boston University, Boston, MA
MA in Psychology
1999-2003 College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
BS in Chemistry

Publications

Keane T, Rubin A, Lachowicz M, Hermos J, Brief D, Roy M, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D (in press) Temporal Stability of DSM-5 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Criteria in a Problem Drinking Sample. Psychological Assessment.

Kramer J, Rubin A, Coster W, Helmuth E, Hermos J, Rosenbloom D, Moed R, Dooley M, Kao Y, Liljenquist K, Brief D, Enggasser J, Keane T, Roy M, Lachowicz M (2014) Strategies to Address the Challenges of Participant Misrepresentation in Web-Based Research. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 23(1),120-9 .

Brief D, Rubin A, Enggasser J, Roy M, Helmuth E, Hermos J, Rosenbloom D, Lachowicz M, Benitez D, Keane T (2013) VetChange: Web-based self-management of drinking and PTSD symptoms in returning veterans. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81(5), 890-900.

Manuscripts submitted/under review

Enggasser J, Hermos J, Rubin A, Lachowicz M, Rybin D, Brief D, Roy M, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D, Keane T (2013) Drinking Goal Choice and Outcomes in a Web-based Alcohol Intervention: Results from VetChange. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Manuscripts in preparation

Lachowicz M, Gorman K, Holowka D, Marx B, Gates M, Rosen R, Keane T (November, 2012) Deployment and Post-Deployment Experiences in Iraq-deployed Soldiers: Comparison of Soldiers Deployed during the Iraq Invasion, Insurgency, and Surge. Manuscript in preparation.

Posters/Presentations

Lachowicz M, Rubin A, Brief D, Roy M, Engasser J, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D, Hermos J, Keane T (March 2014) Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Soldiers’ Combat Experiences, Drinking, and PTSD: A Moderated Mediation Analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

Lachowicz M, Franz M, Gorman K, Holowka D, Marx B, Gates M, Rosen R, Keane T (November, 2012) Deployment and Post-Deployment Experiences in Iraq-deployed Soldiers: Comparison of Soldiers Deployed during the Iraq Invasion, Insurgency, and Surge. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Lachowicz M, Gorman K, Holowka D, Marx B, Gates M, Rosen R, Keane T (April, 2012) Posttraumatic Stress and Depressive Symptoms in a Sample of Returning OIF/OEF Veterans. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Washington, D.C.

Rubin A, Lachowicz M, Brief D, Enggasser J, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D, Hermos J, Benitez D, Keane T (June, 2012) Efficacy of a web-based intervention for male and female risky drinkers with and without a recent in-person treatment history. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society for Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Brief D, Rubin A, Enggasser J, Roy M, Helmuth E, Rosenbloom D, Hermos J, Lachowicz M, Benitez D, Keane T (2012, June) VetChange: A Web Intervention for OEF AND OIF Veterans Engaging in Problem Drinking. Symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Research Society for Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA.

Gorman K, Lachowicz M, Franz M, Holowka D, Rodriguez P, Schnurr P, Lumney C, Weathers F, Sloan D, Keane T, Marx B. (November, 2012) Effects of Romantic Relationships on the Association Between PTSD Symptom Cluster Severity and Mental Health Functioning. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Los Angeles, CA.

Franz M, Gorman K, Lachowicz M, Holowka D, Rodriguez P, Schnurr P, Lunney C, Weathers F, Sloan D, Keane T, Marx B (2012, November). Communication deficits as a mediator between PTSD severity and intimate relationship problems among combat veterans. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Lachowicz M, Brief D, Keane T, Helmuth E, Roy M, Rosenbloom D, Enggasser J, Hermos J, Rubin A (November, 2011) Web-based Intervention for Returning Veterans with Risky Alcohol Use and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms: Preliminary Results. Poster presented at the addictive behaviors special interest group at the annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, Toronto, ON.

Research Experience

Dec 2010-
July 2013
National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA
Project Title: Web-Based Behavioral Intervention for Returning Veterans with Risky Alcohol Use
Position: Research Assistant
Sept 2009-
July 2013
National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA
Project Title: Development of a PTSD Registry (Project VALOR) for Returning OIF/OEF Veterans
Position: Research Assistant
Sept 2009-
May 2010
Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Boston University, Boston, MA
PI: Dr. Michael Otto
Position: Research Assistant
Sept 2013-
Dec 2013
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
PI: Ray Friedman
Position: Statistical Consultant
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Funding & Scholarships

2013-2018 Vanderbilt Graduate Honor Scholarship
2013 Peabody Dean’s Fellowship

Professional Membership

Psychometric Society
APA Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics)
Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA)

Undergraduate Teaching Experience

Fall 2013 Teaching Assistant – Correlation & Regression
Spring 2014 Teaching Assistant – Introduction to Statistical Analysis

Additional Skills

SPSS, Mplus, R, SAS

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