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  • DAVID MAHONY, Ph.D., ABPP<br />30 Bayard St., Apt 1F<br />Brooklyn, NY 11211<br />DrDavidMahony@gmail.com<br />V (917) 603-1215<br />Credentials<br />tc l5 "Education<br />St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY <br />Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, September, 1997<br />Dissertation Topic - Structural Equation Modeling and Self-Concept<br />Zucker-Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY<br />APA approved Clinical Psychology Internship, June 1997.<br />New York State License for Clinical Psychology<br />September, 1998 <br />American Board of Professional Psychology<br />Board Certified in Clinical Psychology, March, 2005<br />Current Responsibilities<br />Supervising Senior Psychologist, 01/2006 – Present<br />Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY<br />Program Coordinator and Supervising Psychologist for Bariatric Surgery, Inpatient Psychiatry, Inpatient Substance/Alcohol Detox, & Neurological/Orthopedic Rehab Units. Responsibilities include providing development, implementation and coordination of psychological services including psychological/neuropsychological evaluations, and group, family and individual psychotherapies for bariatric, stoke, TBI, PTSD, medical rehab, inpatient detox, and psychiatric patients. All work is done in a multidisciplinary team and includes supervision of psychology interns. <br />Obesity Research Consultant, 03/2010 – Present<br />Ethicon Endo Surgery, Inc., Cincinnati, OH<br />Consultant for research on psychological components of bariatric surgery. Responsibilities include research design, questionnaire design and statistical analysis.<br />tc l5 "Clinical Experience<br />Psychological Consultant, 2/2003 – Present<br />United Surgical Associates, Staten Island, NY <br />Consulting psychologist for bariatric surgery program. Responsibilities include conducting psychological evaluations and psychotherapy for bariatric surgery patients. <br />Psychological Consultant, 6/2005 – Present<br />Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY<br />Treating Psychologist for child & adolescent obesity program. Responsibilities include conducting group psychotherapy and consultation/liaison with staff. <br />Psychological Consultant, 3/2010 – Present<br />Industrial Medicine Associates, New York, NY<br />Consulting psychologist for forensic evaluations. Responsibilities include diagnostic evaluations for adults, adolescents and children with a wide range of psychiatric and medical disabilities including PTSD, substance/alcohol abuse, mood, and psychotic disorders. <br />Chief Scientific Officer, 1/2002 – Present<br />PsyBari, www.PsyBari.com<br />Design, implementation, and validation of on-line psychological evaluations for bariatric surgery candidates. Responsibilities include scientific grant writing, publications, presentations, and consultation. <br />Reviewer, 2/2009 – Present<br />Obesity Surgery, www.obesitysurgery.com <br />Reviewer of psychological research submitted to journal. <br />Professional Publications<br />tc l5 "Professional Publications<br />Mahony, D (2010). Standardizing Presurgical Psychological Evaluations with the PsyBari Psychological Test. Bariatric Times, 7(9), 18-20.<br />Mahony, D (2010). Psychological Assessments of Bariatric Surgery Candidates. Development, Factor Structure, and Initial Validation of the PsyBari. Obesity Surgery, online March 20. DOI: 10.1007/s11695-010-0108-0<br />Mahony, D (2010). Assessing Sexual Abuse/Attack Histories with Bariatric Surgery Patients. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, Jul; 19(4):468-84. DOI: 10.1080/10538712.2010.496713<br />Mahony, D. (2008). Psychological Gender Differences in Bariatric Surgery Candidates. Obesity Surgery, 18: 607-610. DOI: 10.1007/s11695-007-9245-5<br />Mahony, D. (2003-2010). PsyBari – Psychological Assessment for Bariatric Surgery. www.PsyBari.com<br />Mahony, D. (1998). The Internet Guide for Psychology Students, 2nd Ed. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.<br />Mahony, D. (1997). Self-Concept: A Comparative Investigation between Asian-American and Non-Asian Kindergarten Children. Ann Harbor, MI: UMI Publications.<br />Mahony, D. (1996). The Internet Guide for Psychology Students. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company.<br />tc l5 "Professional Presentations<br />tc l5 "Professional Presentations<br />Mahony, D. (2009, October). Psychological Evaluations of Bariatric Surgery Candidates. Poster presentation at The Obesity Society, 27th Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, D.C.<br />Mahony, D. (2009, May). Validity of Sexual Abuse Assessments Using the PsyBari. Poster presentation at Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.<br />Mahony, D. (2008, May). Psychological Gender Differences in Bariatric Surgery. Poster presentation at Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.<br />Mahony, D (2001, September). Psychological Assessments: When to Refer and What to Expect. Grand rounds presentation for psychiatry residents at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Staten Island, NY.<br />Mahony, D., & Curley, J. (1998, February). Self-Concept: A Comparative Investigation Between Asian-American and Non-Asian Kindergarten Children. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.<br />Mahony, D., Alves, D., & Hunter, V. (1998, January). Empirically Validated Treatments for Enuresis. Grand rounds presentation for clinical staff at Staten Island Mental Health Society, Staten Island, NY.<br />Mahony, D., Nevid, J. S., & Javier, R. (1993, August). Acculturation and Smoking Patterns Among Hispanic Smokers Seeking to Quit. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.<br />Previous Clinical Responsibilities<br />Private Practice, 9/1998 – 9/2009<br />Staten Island, NY<br />Private practitioner for children, adolescents and adults. Responsibilities include individual, family, and couples psychotherapy for mood and behavior problems. Psychological/neuropsychological testing for IME and presurgical evaluations. <br />Psychological Consultant, 9/2005 – 9/2009<br />George Ferzli, M.D. Bariatric Surgeon, Staten Island, NY<br />Consulting Psychologist for bariatric surgery program. Responsibilities include conducting psychological evaluations, psychotherapy, and group therapy for bariatric surgery patients.<br />Psychological Consultant, 2/2000 -- 2/2002<br />MHH Clinical Services, New York, NY<br />Consulting psychologist for MR/DD and chronic psychiatric population. Responsibilities include liaison with state coordinators, conducting psychotherapy, designing behavioral plans, and liaison with staff. <br />Psychological Consultant, 6/1999 -- 2/2002<br />St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Staten Island, NY<br />Consulting psychologist for inpatient psychiatry unit. Responsibilities include child and adolescent psychological evaluations for diagnostic and risk management purposes.<br />Staff Psychologist, 9/2000 -- 9/2001<br />St. Vincent’s Services for Children, Brooklyn, NY<br />Staff psychologist for a foster care agency. Responsibilities include conducting psychological evaluations with children and adults for placement purposes and conducting psychotherapy with adolescents.<br />Staff Psychologist, 9/1997 -- 9/2000<br />Staten Island Mental Health Society, Staten Island, NY<br />Staff Psychologist for a child and adolescent outpatient clinic. Responsibilities included conducting diagnostic interviews, individual and family psychotherapy, and psychological evaluations. <br />Clinical Psychology Intern, 9/96 -- 8/97<br />Long Island Jewish Medical Center – Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY<br />Rotations included: Day Hospital, Adolescent Inpatient, Adult Outpatient Clinic, Substance Abuse Clinic, and Psychological Assessments. Responsibilities included: conducting individual, group, family and marital therapy with a wide variety of patient populations; conducting psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological evaluations; liaison between patients, their families, and treatment teams; and psychoeducational training with patient families.<br />Clinical Psychology Trainee, 9/91 - 5/96<br />Center for Psychological Services and Clinical Studies, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY <br />Responsibilities included: conducting intake interviews; conducting cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic psychotherapy with adult outpatients; and conducting psychological assessments to assist in educational placements of adolescents.<br />Clinical Psychology Extern, 7/95 - 8/96 <br />Long Island Jewish Medical Center – Zucker-Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY <br />Responsibilities included: conducting psychotherapy with chronically ill and high functioning medicated outpatients; conducting psychological and neuropsychological assessments on adult inpatient, adult outpatient, and geriatric day hospital units. <br />Clinical Psychology Extern, 9/94 - 6/95<br />Mount Sinai Hospital - Queens Hospital, Jamaica, NY <br />Responsible for conducting mental status examinations, group psychotherapy, and psychological and neuropsychological assessments in inpatient, day hospital and partial hospitalization settings. <br />tc l5 "Research Experience<br />Diagnostic Interviewer, 5/95 - 10/96<br />Columbia University, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Clinic, New York, NY <br />Blind interviewer for a NIH sponsored longitudinal study of anxiety and mood disorders. Responsibilities included conducting structured and semi-structured DSM-III-R and DSM-IV diagnostic interviews with child and adult subjects and their families, administering cognitive and neurological assessments, and writing narrative diagnostic reports.<br />Bilingual Research Assistant, 9/91 - 8/93<br />St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY <br />Involved in NIH sponsored smoking cessation research with Hispanic smokers. Responsibilities included recruiting, screening and interviewing subjects, data entry and statistical analysis. All work was conducted in Spanish. <br />Diagnostic Interviewer, 9/92 - 5/93 <br />Beth Israel Medical Center - Brief Psychotherapy Project, New York, NY.<br />Involved in clinical research comparing the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral and brief psychodynamic therapies. Responsibilities included conducting SCID interviews, data entry, and assessing inter-rater reliability. <br />Teaching Experience<br />tc l5 "Teaching Experience<br />Internship Supervisor 1/2006 – Present<br />Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY<br />Responsibilities include supervision of clinical psychology interns conducting bariatric surgery evaluations, inpatient medical evaluations and training for medical residents on psychological testing.<br />Teaching Assistant, 9/94 - 5/96<br />St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY <br />Teaching Assistant for Psychological Research Design & Methods course. Responsible for lab classes and grading.<br />Certifications<br />NLP Master Practioner Certification, June 2010. Neurolinguistic Programming Center of New York. <br />Hypnotherapy Certification July, 1998, Milton Erickson Institute of Hypnosis , New York, NY<br />Sample Size and Power Determination, May, 2009, Statistics.com<br />Structural Equation Modeling, July, 2009, Statistics.com<br />Professional Affiliations<br />tc l5 "Professional Affiliations<br />Obesity Society<br />References Available Upon Request<br />