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    Alexander Blount EdD

    TitleClinical Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-856-2147
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      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentPsychiatry

        Biography 
        awards and honors
        Colloaborative Family Healthcare Association2011Don Bloch Award
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        Biography

        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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        Alexander Blount

        Education

        University of Massachusetts, Amherst
        Ed.D. Counseling 1976


        Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
        B.A. 1967

        Current Positions

        Director of Behavioral Science, FMCH

        Affiliations

        Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Chair



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        1. Blount A. Getting mental health care where it is needed. Fam Syst Health. 2013 Jun; 31(2):117-8.
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        2. Blount A. Form(s) in the patient-centered medical home. Fam Syst Health. 2012 Sep; 30(3):189.
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        3. Blount A. A special issue on the patient-centered medical home. Fam Syst Health. 2010 Dec; 28(4):297.
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        4. Blount A. Integrated primary care meets health reform. Fam Syst Health. 2010 Jun; 28(2):77.
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        5. Blount A. A vision for Families, Systems, & Health. Fam Syst Health. 2009 Jun; 27(2):129-30.
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        6. Blount A. Beyond philosophy. Primary care & behavioral health integration. Behav Healthc Tomorrow. 1997 Oct; 6(5):41-5.
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