Welcoming New Faculty: Ellen Terry

Photo of Ellen TerryWe are pleased to welcome Ellen Terry, Ph.D., a research assistant professor in the Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science, who will be working with the UF Pain Research and Intervention Center of Excellence, or PRICE.

Terry earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology 2008 from the University of Texas in Arlington, Texas, graduating magna cum laude. In 2010, she earned a master’s in clinical psychology from the University of Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she also completed her doctorate in clinical psychology in 2015.

She then came to the University of Florida as post-doctoral associate in PRICE. From 2016-2017, Terry spent two years with the UF Integrative and Multidisciplinary Pain and Research Training Program, or IMPART, funded by a T32 fellowship award from the National Institutes of Health.

Terry will focus on pain-related research. In 2018, she received a K22 award from the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for her current neuroscience project, “Neural mechanisms underlying psychosocial contributions to ethnic group differences in pain.”

Terry served in the U.S. Army from 2001 to 2008 and received a Purple Heart in 2004. She is a member of many professional associations including the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Pain Society and is the current co-chair for the American Pain Society’s Geriatric Pain Shared Interest Group.

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