Terri deRoon Cassini, PhD
Terri deRoon Cassini, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Departments of Surgery (Division of Trauma and Critical Care), Psychiatry and Institute for Health and Society at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She graduated with a BS in zoology and physiology from the University of Wyoming and completed an MS in clinical psychology from Marquette University. In 2008 she earned her PhD from Marquette University in clinical psychology. Dr. deRoon Cassini completed her internship at the Zablocki VA Medical Center with an emphasis on health psychology and post-traumatic stress disorder after combat trauma. From 2008-2010, Dr. deRoon Cassini completed her postdoctoral clinical and research training at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where she provided inpatient and outpatient clinical psychological care to injured trauma survivors.
Currently Dr. deRoon Cassini sees inpatients and outpatients who struggle with distress after trauma. She conducts research on the bio-psychosocial aspects of psychopathology and resilience following trauma, including civilian and military injury. Her research is and has been funded by the CDC, MCW and the NIH. Dr. deRoon Cassini is co-director of the research core of the Injury Research Center, director of research for the Division of Trauma and co-director of the Milwaukee Trauma Outcomes Project at the Medical College of Wisconsin.