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    Alexander Blount EdD

    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
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      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health

      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine

        awards and honors
        Colloaborative Family Healthcare Association2011Don Bloch Award


        Alexander Blount is Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the University
        of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, MA and Director of Behavioral
        Science in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. He
        teaches resident physicians the psychosocial skills of primary care practice
        and directs the post-doctoral Fellowship in Primary Care Psychology. He was
        previously Director of the Family Center of the Berkshires in Pittsfield, MA
        and a faculty member at the Ackerman Institute for the Family in New York.
        He has thirty years experience as a therapist, teacher of physicians and
        therapists, administrator and lecturer in the US and abroad. His books
        include Integrated Primary Care: The Future of Medical and Mental Health
        Collaboration published by W. W. Norton and Knowledge Acquisition, written
        with James Brule', published by McGraw-Hill.

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        University of Massachusetts, Amherst
        Ed.D. Counseling 1976

        Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
        B.A. 1967


        Current Positions

        Director of Behavioral Science, FMCH


        Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Chair


        selected publications
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        1. Hall J, Cohen DJ, Davis M, Gunn R, Blount A, Pollack DA, Miller WL, Smith C, Valentine N, Miller BF. Preparing the Workforce for Behavioral Health and Primary Care Integration. J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Sep-Oct; 28 Suppl 1:S41-51.
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        2. Blount A. Unrounding the corners of collaborative family health care. Fam Syst Health. 2015 Jun; 33(2):102-3.
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        3. Baird M, Blount A, Brungardt S, Dickinson P, Dietrich A, Epperly T, Green L, Henley D, Kessler R, Korsen N, McDaniel S, Miller B, Pugno P, Roberts R, Schirmer J, Seymour D, Degruy F. The development of joint principles: integrating behavioral health care into the patient-centered medical home. Ann Fam Med. 2014 Mar-Apr; 12(2):183.
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        4. Joint principles: integrating behavioral health care into the patient-centered medical home. Ann Fam Med. 2014 Mar-Apr; 12(2):183-5.
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        5. Blount A. Getting mental health care where it is needed. Fam Syst Health. 2013 Jun; 31(2):117-8.
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        6. Blount A. Form(s) in the patient-centered medical home. Fam Syst Health. 2012 Sep; 30(3):189.
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        7. Blount A. A special issue on the patient-centered medical home. Fam Syst Health. 2010 Dec; 28(4):297.
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        8. Blount A. Integrated primary care meets health reform. Fam Syst Health. 2010 Jun; 28(2):77.
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        9. Blount A. A vision for Families, Systems, & Health. Fam Syst Health. 2009 Jun; 27(2):129-30.
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        10. Blount A. Beyond philosophy. Primary care & behavioral health integration. Behav Healthc Tomorrow. 1997 Oct; 6(5):41-5.
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