Erin P. Finley has a PhD in medical anthropology and an MPH in behavioral science from Emory University. She is an Investigator with the Veterans Evidence-based Research Dissemination and Implementation Center (VERDICT) at the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She has previously worked in public health and preventive medicine research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Boston University Medical Center. Her past research has examined links between trauma and physical and mental health in a variety of settings, including Guatemala and Northern Ireland, and across a variety of populations, including refugees, Veterans, and methadone and detoxification clinic patients. Author of Fields of Combat: Understanding PTSD among Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan (Cornell University Press, 2011), her primary research interests include PTSD, the implementation of evidence-based mental health treatments for Veterans, and interventions promoting resilience for individuals and families.