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Mark J. Detzer, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations:
Visiting Assistant Professor
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College


University of California - Davis, BS 1981
University of Vermont, PHD 1992
Stanford University, Postdoctoral Fellow 1992-93


Contact Information:

P.O. Box 712
White River Junction VT 05001

Office: VA Medical Center
Phone: 802-295-9363 ext 6134
Email: mark.detzer@dartmouth.edu

Assistant: Primary Mental Health Clinic Admin
Asst. Phone: 802-295-9363 ext 6132

Professional Interests:

Behavioral Medicine/Health Psychology, Diabetes, Support Models for individuals living with Chronic Physical Health Conditions

Rotations and Thesis Projects:

Primary Care/Health Psychology Fellowship
VA Medical Center White River Junction VT

Courses Taught:

Health Psychology and First Year Seminar on "The Science of Positive Psychology"
Department of Psychological and Brain Science, Dartmouth College

Selected Publications:


  • Homa K, Detzer M, Morgan J, Derry E, Merrill LA, Whitley CS, Aaron J. Diabetes specialty clinic: an intervention to improve care for veterans. Qual Manag Health Care 22(1):66-82 (2013) (view details on MedLine)

  • Pomerantz AS, Corson JA, Detzer MJ. The challenge of integrated care for mental health: leaving the 50 minute hour and other sacred things. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2009 Mar;16(1):40-6. Epub 2009 Jan 31. (view details on MedLine)

  • Pomerantz, A.S., Shiner, B., Watts, B.V., Detzer, M.J., Kutter, C., Scott, D., Street, B. The White River Model of Collocated Collaborative Care: A Platform for Mental And Behavioral Health Care in the Medical Home. Families, Systems, & Health 2010 Vol. 28, No. 2, 114–129. (view details on MedLine)

  • Buchbinder, M.A., Detzer, M.J., Welsch, R.L., Christiano, A.S., Patashnick, J.L., Rich, M.O. Assessing adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: a multiple perspective pilot study using visual illness narratives and interviews. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2005 36: 71.e9-71.e13. (view details on MedLine)

  • O'Connor GT, Quinton HB, Kneeland T, Kahn R, Lever T, Maddock J, Robichaud P, Detzer MJ, Swartz DR. Median Household Income and Mortality Rate in Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatrics. 2003 Apr;111(4 Pt 1):e333-9. (view details on MedLine)

  • O'Connor, G.T., O'Connor, G.T., Quinton, H., Kahn, R., Robichaud, P, Maddock, J., Lever, T, Detzer, MJ., Brooks, J Case Mix Adjustment for Evaluation of Mortality in Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatric Pulmonology, 2002 33:1-7 (view details on MedLine)

  • Agras WS, Telch CF, Arnow B, Eldredge K, Detzer MJ, Henderson J, Marnell M. Does interpersonal therapy help patients with binge eating disorder who fail to respond to cognitive-behavioral therapy? J Consult Clin Psychol. 1995 Jun;63(3):356-60. (view details on MedLine)

  • Detzer MJ, Wendt SJ, Solomon LJ, Dorsch E, Geller BM, Friedman J, Hauser H, Flynn BS, Dorwaldt AL. Barriers to condom use among women attending planned parenthood clinics. Women Health. 1995;23(1):91-102. (view details on MedLine)

  • Detzer MJ, Leitenberg H, Poehlman ET, Rosen JC, Silberg NT, Vara LS. Resting metabolic rate in women with bulimia nervosa: a cross-sectional and treatment study. Am J Clin Nutr. 1994 Sep;60(3):327-32. (view details on MedLine)

  • Poehlman ET, Viers HF, Detzer M 19. Influence of physical activity and dietary restraint on resting energy expenditure in young nonobese females. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1991 Mar;69(3):320-6. (view details on MedLine)