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Michael W Wiederman Ph.D.


Michael Wiederman, Ph.D., earned a bachelor of science degree in clinical-community psychology from the University of Michigan-Flint and master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Bowling Green State University. He completed a pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita. Subsequently, he was a full-time psychology professor for 20 years, during which he wrote more than 250 published articles, book chapters, and books, and was a frequent expert contributor to the website Ask the Psychologist.

In 2015 he transitioned to providing professional development as the inaugural Director of Faculty Development at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville. While there, he created and executed longitudinal leadership development programs and provided workshops, individual coaching, and interventions with teams. From 2020-2022, he served as the inaugural Director of Leadership and Professional Development in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, continuing to evolve programs and services to promote professional development for individuals and teams.

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