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The following is an overview of Dr. Radojevic's academic and professional achievements as shown in her Curriculum Vitae:

Curriculum Vitae

VESNA RADOJEVIC, PhD.
Licensed Psychologist (PSY 12742)
30240 Rancho Viejo Rd Suite C-l
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 248-0508 Fax (949) 248-0509

2011 Palomar Airport Rd #205
Carlsbad CA 92011
(760) 438-6890

EDUCATION

1/1990 PhD. in Clinical Psychology California School of Professional Psychology San Diego, CA

8/1977 M.A. in Clinical Psychology Governor State University Park Forest South, IL

6/1974 B.A. in Psychology indiana University Bloomington, IN

CURRENT POSITION

6/03 - present Southcoast Psychological Associates, Inc. Position: President, Director of Health Psychology

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

6/96 - 6//03 Mission Psychological Consultants. Inc. Position: Partner, President

8/89 - 6/96 Mission Psychological Consultants, Inc. Position: Senior Psychologist

6/90 - 6/94 University of California, San Diego, Medical School Position: Project Director NIH Grant - Fibromyalgia

9/91 - 9/94 University of California San Diego, School of Medicine Fibromyalgia Project (NIH funded study) Position: Project Director

9/89 - 9/90 Mission Elementary School Position: School Psychologist

4/88 - 9/89 University of California San Diego, Medical Center Position: Research Assistant

PREVIOUS POSITIONS cont.

9/88 - 7/89 Metropolitan Correctional Center Position: Psychology Intern

9/87 - 12/95 Private Practice 3536 Front Street, Suite 2, San Diego, CA Position: Licensed Psychologist

8/86 - 8/87 UCSD Neuropsychology Department Position: Psychology Intern

6/80 - 9/83 Northwestern University, Institute of Psychiatry Position: Outpatient Psychotherapist

2/80 - 5/80 Tri-city Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center Position: Emergency Intake Worker

12/77 - 3/87 Tri-city Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center Position: Emergency Intake Worker

8/76 - 5/79 Tri-city Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center Position: Supervisor Sustaining Care (Day Treatment)

1/75 - 6/79 Tri-city Comprehensive Community Mental Hea1th Center Position: Supervisor Day Treatment

2/75 - 8/76 Tri-city Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center Position: Psychiatric Technician II

7/74 - 2/75 Northwest Tennessee Mental Hea1th Center (Outpatient Dept) Position: Counselor

LICENSURE State of California (PSY 12742)

CERTIFICATION

1974 Marital Sexual Dysfunctions and Familv Counseling, University of Tennessee

1975 Substance Abuse Counseling, Division of Addiction Services, State of indiana

1976 Group Psychotherapy, Tri-city Comprehensive Community Mental Hea1th Center. Indiana

1988 Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting, Cambridge Graduate School of Psychology, California

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Association
Academy of San Diego Psychologists
The Society of Behavioral Medicine
Arthritis Health Professions Association
Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy
California Psychological Association
Orange County Psychological Association

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEES

1/91 - 1/96 Member, Medical & Scientific Committee, Arthritis Foundation San Diego Chapter, San Diego, CA

2/91 - 10/93 Support Group Facilitator, Lupus Foundation of America, Mission Viejo, CA

3/91 - 12/92 Vice President, Membership Committee, Alumni Association, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, CA

1/92 - 1/95 Board of Directors Member, Arthritis Foundation, San Diego Chapter, San Diego, CA

1/92 - 1/94 Chair, Patient Services Committee, Arthritis Foundation, San Diego Chapter, San Diego, CA

PREVIOUS RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

1986-87 Development of a New Frontal Lobe Test in Neuropsychology''. Development of the instrument and pilot study responsibility, Ron Ruff, PhD, University of California, San Diego

1988-89 "Netlropsychological Impact of Polysubstance Abuse Training research assistants in administration and scoring of neurophysiological test battery, Linda Hirshberg, PhD University of California San Diego Linda Hirshberg, PhD, University of California, San Diego

1988-89 "Helplessness in Rheumatoid Arthritis'', Research assistant, University of California, San Diego

1988-90 "Evaluation of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment With Family Involvement for Pain Management in Rheumatoid arthritis, Doctoral Dissertation, California School of Professional Psychology

RESEARCH GRANTS

1989-90 and 1990-91 : Doctoral Dissertation Award., Arthritis Foundation National Office (principal investigator). "Evaluation of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment With Family Involvement for Pain Management in Rheumatoid Arthritis."

RESEARCH GRANTS cont

1991-94 Multipurpose Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases Center, National Institutes of Health, University of California, San Diego (project director). "Behavior Therapy With Family Support for Fibromyalgia.''

PRESENTATIONS

Baser CA and Radojevic V: "Stress and coping in head trauma individuals." Head Injury Foundation, December 14, 1987, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Pain management with family support..'' Lupus Foundation of America, March 2, 1991, University of California, Irvine, CA. Radojevic V: "Pain management with family support." Arthritis Foundation Support Group, March 8, 1991, Grossmont Hospital, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Psychosocial aspects in arthritis: The pain-depression cycle." Artllroswim Training for decertification for the Arthritis Foundation San Diego Chapter, March 27, 1991, Grossmont Hospital, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Relationships and communication of emotional needs." First United Methodist Church, April 23, 1991, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Stress coping, and family support in pain management for arthritis." Arthritis Foundation San Diego Chapter, May 7, 1991, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Overview of research on treatment for chronic pain and psychosocial measurement." Cedar-sinai Rehabilitation Department, April 10, 1992, Los Angeles, CA. Radojevic V: "Family support, psychological status and physical functioning in fibromyalgia patients." One-to-one Fibromyalgia Support Group, August 4, 1992, Tustin, CA.

Radojevic V: "Cogintive-behavioral pain management with family support for rheumatoid arthritis.'' Arthritis Hea1th Professions Association, San Diego Chapter, November 5, 1992, Arthritis Foundation, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Research in chronic pain management." Arthritis Foundation Support Group, TriCity Hospital, May 1 1, 1993, Vista, CA.

Radojevic V: "Finding solutions through research for chronic pain." Scripps Well-Being, May 14, 1993, Chula Vista, CA.

Radojevic V: "Overview of different forms of arthritis: Comparison of family functioning and patient outcome for fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis patient." One-on-one Fibromyalgia Support Group, Hoag Hospital, May 24, 1993, Newport Beach, CA.

Radojevic V: "Coping with stress during the holiday." Arthritis and Stroke Club, Grossmont Hospital, November 10, 1993, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Comparison of different arthritis conditions with fibromyalgia: Research findings from the fibromyalgia project." Silicone Implants Support Group and National Foundation for Fibromyalgia, January l 5,, 1994, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Enhancing the quality of life: Social support and responsibility.'' Keynote Speaker, Fibromyalgia Symposium-Arthritis Fdn (Fibrofest), March 19, 1994, Scottsdale, AZ.

Radojevic V: "Family functioning and pain coping as contributors to depression for the patient with fibromyalgia and significant others." Invited presentation to One-on-one Fibromyalgia Support Group, Hoag Hospital, April 25, 1994, Newport Beach, CA.

Radojevic V: "Research findings in coping with chronic illness for the patient and family." Head Injury Foundation, September 10, 1994, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Women's health issues: Stress, coping and social support as determinants of well- beings Infiniti's Women's Forum, September 28. 1994, Orlando, FL.

Radojevic V: "Mind-body connection: Tools for coping with chronic pain." One-on-one Fibromyalgia Support Group, Hoag Hospital, march 27, 1995, Newport Beach, CA.

Radojevic V: "Coping with Fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis'. Patient and family." Arthritis Foundation, Continental Hospital, May 17, 1995, San Diego, CA.

Radojevic V: "Positive empowerment and choices for teenage mother." Keynote Speaker, Kathy lreland's Mother-Daughter Tea for the Athletes and Entertainers for Kids Charity. May 21, 1995, Newport Beach, CA.

Radojevic V: "Mind-body connection: The power to heal." 22, 1995, Marin Co, CA. Infiniti's Women's Forum, August Radojevic V: "Development of self: Tools that last forever.'' infinities Women's Forum, October 19, 1995, Miami, FL.

Radojevic V: "Effective coping with stress." Infiniti's Women's Forum, November 8, 1995, Bloomfield, NJ.

Radojevic V: "Coping with various stress for defibrillator patients and families.'' Mission Hospital, January 25, 1996, Mission Viejo, CA.

Radojevic V: "Overview of healthy relationships and opportunities for teenage mothers." Keynote Speaker & Workshop Leader, Kathy Ireland's Mother-Daughter Tea for the Athletes & Entertainers for Kids Charity. May 5, 1996, Newport Beach, CA.

Radojevic V: "Stress pain and depression." Arthritis Foundation, May 17, 1996, Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton.

PUBLICATIONS

Radojevic, V., Nicassio, P.M. and Weisman, M.H.: Disease improvement using cognitive behavioral treatment with family involvement for rheumatoid arthritis. (Abstract) Precented at The Society of Behavioral Medicine, 11th Annual Scientific Mtg, April 18-21, 1990, Chicago, IL.

Radojevic, V., and Nicassio, P.M.: Evaluation of cognitive-behavioral treatment with family involvement for pain management in rheumatoid arthritis. Invited paper presentation at Arthritis Health Professions Association National Scientific Mtg, October 27-November 1, 1990, Seattle, WA.

Radojevic, V., and Nicassio, P.M. Cognitive-behavioral pain management with family support for rheumatoid arthritis. (Abstract) Invited paper presentation at the 1991 Arthritis Clinical Research Conference, June 21-23, 1991, Snowbird, UT.

Nicassio, P.M., and Radojevic, V.: Pain and families. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, August 17, 1992, Washington, DC.

Radojevic, V., Nicassio, P.M., and Weisman, M.H. (1992). Behavioral intervention with and without family support for rheumatoid arthritis. Behavior Therapy, 23(1), 13-30.

Nicassio, P.M., Radojevic, V., Weisman, M., Lewis, C., Culbertson, A. And Clemmey, P.: The role of helplessness in the response to disease-modifying drug therapy in rheumatoid arthritis. (Abstract) Presented at to: Society of Behavioral Medicine, 13th Annual scientific Mtg, March 25-28, 1992, New York City, NY.

Linden, M., Habib, T., and Radojevic, V.: Preliminary data on EEG biofeedback for attention deficit and learning disabled children. (Abstract) Presented at the Biofeedback Society of California, November 13, 1992, Monterey, CA.

Nicassio, P.M., Rabojevic, V., Weisman, M., Lewis, C., Culbertson, A., and Cleminey, P. (1993) The role of helplessness in the response to disease-modifying drugs in rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Rheumatology, 20(7), 1114-20.

Radojevic, V., Nicassio, P.M., call, T.A., and Willits, T.R.: The role of family variables in health outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis. Paper presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine. 14th Annual Scientific Mtg, March 10-13, 1993, San Francisco, CA.

Nicassio, P.M., Radojevic, V., Krall, T.A., and Schoenfeld-smith, K.: The contribution of life stress and social support to pain in fibromyalgia. Paper presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine, late Annual Scientific Mtg, March 10-13, 1993, San Francisco, CA.

Linden, M., Habib, T., and Radojevic, V.: A controlled study of EEG biofeedback on cognitive and behavioral measures with attention-deficit disorder and learning disabled children. (Abstract) Presented at the 24th Annual Mtg of the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, March 28. 1993, Los Angeless CA.

Radoj|vic, V. (July 1993). Gentle Remedies: Positive thinking helps patients cope with arthritis pain. Prevention Magazine. Pp. 123-124.

Nicassio, P.M., and Radojevic, V. (1993) Models of family functioning and their contribution to patient outcomes in chronic pain. Motivation and Emotion, 17(3), 295-316.

Linden, M., Habib, T., and Radojevic, V. (1996) A controlled study of the effects of EEG biofeedback on cognitive and behavior of children with attention deficit disorder and learning disabilities. Biofeedback & Self-Regulation, 21(3): 297.

Nicassio, P.M., Radojevic, V., and Tayer, W.G.: physical and psychosocial correlates of depression in systemic lupus erythematosus. Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, August 23, 1993, Toronto, CANADA.

Nicassio, P.M., Radojevic, V., Schuman, C., Krall T., Schoenfeld-smith, K., and Kim, J.; Family context and pain coping mechanisms as determinants of depression in fibromyalgia. (Abstract) Presented to Arthritis Health Professions Southern California Chapter, April 8, 1994, Los Angeles, CA. '

Radojevic, V., Nicassip, P.M., Schoenfeld-smith, K., Krall, T., Schtlman, C., and Kim, J.: Pain and family cohesion as determinants of depression in patients with primary fibromyalgia (Abstract) Presented to the Society of Behavioral Medicine 15th Annual Mtg, April 14, 1994, Boston, MA.

Nicassio, P.M., Radojevic, V., call, T., Schoenfeld-smith, K., Kim, J., Schuman, C.: Relationship between patients' health status and depression in family members of persons with fibromyalgia. (abstract) Presented to Society of Behavioral Medicine 15th Annual Mtg, April 14,

Schoenfeld-smith, K., Nicmssio, P.M., Radojevic, V., and Patterson, T.L.: Multiaxial taxonomy of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome. (Abstract) Presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, August 12, 1994, Los Angeles, CA.

Nicassio, P.M., Schoenfeld-smith, K., Radojevic, V., and Schuman, C. (1995) Pain coping mechanisms in tibromyalgia: Relationship to pain and functional outcomes. Joufnal of Rheumatology. 22(8): 1552-1 558.

Nicassio, P.M., Radojevic, V., Schumanj C., Kim, J., and Jansak, D.: Fatigue in patients with tibromyalgia. (Abstract) Presented to the Society of Behavioral Medicine 16th Annual Convention, March 24, 1995, San Diego, CA.

Nicasso, P.M., Radojevic, V., Schoenfeld-smith, K., and Dwyer, K. (1995) The contribution of family cohesion and their pain-coping process to depressive symptoms in fibromyalgia. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 17(4), 349-356.

Nicassio, P.M., Radojevic, V., Weisman, M..H., Schoenfeld-smith, K,, Kim, J., Krall, T., Schuman, C.: Behavioral and education-support treatments for fibromyalgia (Abstract) Presented to the 4th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine. Sponsored by the International Society of Behavioral Medicine, March 13-16, 1996. Washington, DC.

Nicassio, P.M., Radojevic, V., Weisman, M.H., Schuman, C., Kim, J., Schoenfeld-smith, K., call T. (1997). A comparison of behavioral and educational interventions for fibromyalgia. Journal of Rheumatology, 24(10): 2000-2007.