• Suite 444 White Hall

    13244 Syracuse

    United States

  • 309 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
1992 …2018
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Community Health, PhD, Syracuse University

Sep 1 1988May 10 1992

External positions

Fulbright Faculty Scholar, Ilia State University (ISU)

Sep 15 2015Jun 15 2016

Affiliated Research WOC, Syracuse Veteran's Affairs Medical Center

Sep 1 2009 → …

Research Interests

  • mindfulness
  • trauma
  • addictive behaviors
  • substance use
  • PTSD
  • drug policy
  • prevention

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Mindfulness Medicine & Life Sciences
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders Medicine & Life Sciences
Violence Medicine & Life Sciences
Ownership Medicine & Life Sciences
Firearms Medicine & Life Sciences
Cannabis Medicine & Life Sciences
Longitudinal Studies Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2011 2018

Research Output 1992 2018

Community Gun Violence as a Social Determinant of Elementary School Achievement

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Lane, S. D., Keefe, R. H., Larsen, D. A., Panasci, A., Salaam, N., Jennings-Bey, T. & Rubinstein, R. A., Nov 17 2018, In : Social Work in Public Health. 33, 7-8, p. 439-448 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elementary school
Language Arts

Culturally congruent mentorship can reduce disruptive behavior among elementary school students: results from a pilot study

Owora, A. H., Salaam, N., Russell Leed, S. H., Bergen-cico, D., Jennings-bey, T., El, A. H., Rubinstein, R. A. & Lane, S. D., Dec 1 2018, In : Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 4, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dog Ownership and Training Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms and Increases Self-Compassion Among Veterans: Results of a Longitudinal Control Study

Bergen-Cico, D. K., Smith, Y. N., Wolford, K., Gooley, C., Hannon, K., Woodruff, R., Spicer, M. & Gump, B. B., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 24, 12, p. 1166-1175 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Studies
Control Groups
Longitudinal Studies
Control Groups

Activities 2018 2018

  • 3 Oral presentation
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Invited talk

Trauma Resiliency in Urban Environments workshop

Dessa Bergen-Cico (Chair), Rachel A Razza (Organizer), Sarah Stanton (Organizer)
Oct 25 2018Oct 26 2018

Activity: Attendance typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course