UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Young-McCaughan, Stacey PhD

School of Medicine
(210) 562-6722

Dr. Young-McCaughan is a registered nurse with a doctoral degree in physiological nursing. She retired from the military in 2008 after a 29-year career as an Army Nurse Corps officer to join the UT Health Science Center faculty. In her present position she directs and coordinates the clinical trials associated with the South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma & Resilience (STRONG STAR) Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP) funded primarily by the U.S. Departments of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop and evaluate the most effective early interventions possible for the detection, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related behavioral health conditions in active-duty military personnel and recently discharged veterans. Dr. Young-McCaughan?s program of funded research tests exercise interventions in the rehabilitation from chronic illnesses and improvement of quality of life.

6/2016 - Present Professor and Professor The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Department of Family & Community Health System, San Antonio, TX
1/2003 - Present Adjunct Assistant Professor of Nursing Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesday, MD