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Alexander Blount EdD

TitleProfessor Emeritus
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health
AddressAntioch University New England
40 Avon Street
Keene NH 03431
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health

    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine

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    Wesleyan University, Middleton, CT, United StatesBAPsychology
    University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA, United StatesED DCounseling
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    2011Don Bloch Award, Colloaborative Family Healthcare Association

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    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.

    More information about Dr. Blount can be found byclicking here.



    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


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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. PMID: 26359471.
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    2. Blount A. Unrounding the corners of collaborative family health care. Fam Syst Health. 2015 Jun; 33(2):102-3. PMID: 26053573.
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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. PMID: 24615322.
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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. PMID: 24615323.
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    5. Blount A. Getting mental health care where it is needed. Fam Syst Health. 2013 Jun; 31(2):117-8. PMID: 23795623.
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    6. Blount A. Form(s) in the patient-centered medical home. Fam Syst Health. 2012 Sep; 30(3):189. PMID: 22985384.
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    7. Blount A. A special issue on the patient-centered medical home. Fam Syst Health. 2010 Dec; 28(4):297. PMID: 21299276.
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    8. Blount A. Integrated primary care meets health reform. Fam Syst Health. 2010 Jun; 28(2):77. PMID: 20695666.
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    9. Blount A. A vision for Families, Systems, & Health. Fam Syst Health. 2009 Jun; 27(2):129-30. PMID: 19630453.
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