US military duty-related deaths can put military children and widowed spouses at higher risk for complicated grief, PTSD, and depression....more
Stephen J. Cozza, MD is Professor of Psychiatry at the Uniformed Services University where he serves as Associate Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress. He has served in a variety of positions of responsibility in the Department of Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He retired from the U.S. Army in 2006 after 25 years of military service. Dr. Cozza’s professional interests have been in the areas of clinical and community response to trauma and the impact of deployment and combat injury, illness and death on military service members, their families and their children. Dr. Cozza serves as a scientific advisor to several national organizations that focus on the needs of military children and families.