Joshua Ruberg

Title(s)Associate Clinical Professor, Psychiatry
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    Dr. Ruberg received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Louisville in 2009 after completing his pre doctoral internship at the UCSD/VA Psychology Internship Training Program. He then completed his postdoctoral training in geriatric behavioral medicine at the VASDHS/UCSD Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program. Dr. Ruberg is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, joining the faculty in 2011. He is a staff psychologist at VASDHS, where he is the lead clinician for the VASDHS Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) program. Clinically, he is a psychologist in the Mission Valley VA primary care clinic where he also supervises psychology trainees at the graduate, intern, and post-doctoral level.

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    1. Harada ND, Traylor L, Rugen KW, Bowen JL, Smith CS, Felker B, Ludke D, Tonnu-Mihara I, Ruberg JL, Adler J, Uhl K, Gardner AL, Gilman SC. Interprofessional transformation of clinical education: The first six years of the Veterans Affairs Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education. J Interprof Care. 2018 Feb 20; 1-9. PMID: 29461131.
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    2. Ruberg JL, Helm CW, Felleman BI, Helm JE, Studts JL. Is attendance at an ovarian cancer screening clinic a worry-reducing event? Findings from pre- to post-screening. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Feb; 144(2):363-368. PMID: 27986270.
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    3. Letamendi AM, Ayers CR, Ruberg JL, Singley DB, Wilson J, Chavira D, Palinkas L, Wetherell JL. Illness conceptualizations among older rural Mexican-Americans with anxiety and depression. J Cross Cult Gerontol. 2013 Dec; 28(4):421-33. PMID: 24077906; PMCID: PMC3948319.
    4. Wetherell JL, Afari N, Ayers CR, Stoddard JA, Ruberg J, Sorrell JT, Liu L, Petkus AJ, Thorp SR, Kraft A, Patterson TL. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for generalized anxiety disorder in older adults: a preliminary report. Behav Ther. 2011 Mar; 42(1):127-34. PMID: 21292059; PMCID: PMC3496779.
    5. Studts JL, Ruberg JL, McGuffin SA, Roetzer LM. Decisions to register for the National Marrow Donor Program: rational vs emotional appeals. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Mar; 45(3):422-8. PMID: 19648972.
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    6. Leyfer OT, Ruberg JL, Woodruff-Borden J. Examination of the utility of the Beck Anxiety Inventory and its factors as a screener for anxiety disorders. J Anxiety Disord. 2006; 20(4):444-58. PMID: 16005177.
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