Cassidy A. Gutner, Ph.D, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine and a researcher at the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Gutner received her PhD in clinical psychology from Boston University. She completed her clinical internship at the University of California, San Diego/VA San Diego Healthcare System and an NIMH T32 postdoctoral fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine and the National Center for PTSD. Dr. Gutner has a National Institute of Mental Health K23 award that utilizes a hybrid effectiveness/pre-implementation design to examine the Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatments of Emotional Disorders within routine care with trauma exposed Veterans. More broadly, her research focuses on bridging the gap between research and practice by identifying effective treatments that meet the needs and fit the context of the practice setting, as well as testing the best methods for effective implementation in trauma exposed populations. She recently began working with collaborators in Bogota, Colombia on implementing evidence-based treatments for victims of the Colombian Conflict.