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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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Projects 2011 2018

Research Output 1992 2019

Nature Inspired Scenes for Guided Mindfulness Training: Presence, Perceived Restorativeness and Meditation Depth

Costa, M. R., Bergen-Cico, D. K., Grant, T., Herrero, R., Navarro, J., Razza, R. A. & Wang, Q., Jan 1 2019, Augmented Cognition - 13th International Conference, AC 2019, Held as Part of the 21st HCI International Conference, HCII 2019, Proceedings. Schmorrow, D. D. & Fidopiastis, C. M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 517-532 16 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11580 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Virtual reality
Virtual Environments
Human Performance
Virtual reality

The Feasibility and Effectiveness of Mindful Yoga for Preschoolers Exposed to High Levels of Trauma

Razza, R. A., Uveges Linsner, R., Bergen-Cico, D., Carlson, E. & Reid, S., 2019, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community gun violence as a social determinant of elementary school achievement

Bergen-Cico, D., Lane, S. D., Larsen, D. A., Keefe, R. H., Rubinstein, R. A., Jennings-Bey, T. N., Salaam Jennings-Bey, N. & Panasci, A., 2018, In : Social Work in Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elementary school
Language Arts

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

Activities 2018 2019

  • 4 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