Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

Health Services Research & Development

Go to the ORD website
Go to the QUERI website

Galina Portnoy, PhD – Career Development Awardee

Galina Portnoy, PhD Galina Portnoy, PhD
VA Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven Campus, West Haven, CT
West Haven, CT 

Dr. Galina Portnoy is a clinical and community research psychologist and core investigator with the Pain Research, Informatics, Multi-morbidities and Education (PRIME) Center of Innovation at VA Connecticut Healthcare System and Director of the Intimate Partner Violence Center for Innovation and Research (IPV-CIR), an IPVAP Innovation Hub. Dr. Portnoy is an associate research scientist in the Yale School of Medicine and serves as a national intimate partner violence consultant for VA's Women's Health Services. Dr. Portnoy received her PhD from the University of Maryland Baltimore County after completing a pre-doctoral clinical internship at VA Boston Healthcare System.

Dr. Portnoy specializes in the study of intimate partner violence (IPV) detection, prevention, and treatment, with a focus on IPV perpetration. Other primary research interests include the intersecting areas of trauma, resilience, reducing risk for revictimization, and women's health. Her HSR&D-funded Career Development Award seeks to validate a bidirectional IPV screening tool, develop and pilot an IPV use manualized intervention, and evaluate strategies for disseminating and implementing empirically supported IPV practices for Veterans.

Find citations from this investigator | Find recent studies by this investigator

Questions about the HSR&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.