Board Of Directors

ABMP President

Jeffrey D. Cole, PhD, FPPR, FICPP, ABMP is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Board-Certified Medical Psychologist, doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at Fordham University, psychodiagnostic training at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, forensic training at Inwood Community Services in Manhattan NY. Served as Coordinator and Sub-Investigator on multiple clinical psychopharmacological trials at Montefiore Medical Center. He was primary Psychologist for a forensic and behavior-disorders unit with a State Hospital in Binghamton NY, Team Leader for a specialty Sex Offender Treatment Team. He trained in psychopharmacology receiving his Psychopharmacology and Advanced Psychopharmacology diplomates with Prescribing Psychologists’ Register (PPR), medical psychology preceptorship with Family Physician Dr. Gary Dean, and received his ABMP diploma 2011 and has served on the American Board of Medical Psychology since 2012, as the AMP Editor of The AMP, and he is on the Editorial Staff of The Archives of Medical Psychology, .has been an examining diplomat on the ABMP Oral Examination Committee. Dr. Cole is a Clinical Field Supervisor for Clinical Psychology doctoral students at Binghamton University. He is a private practitioner in New York. Three year term.

ABMP, ABPP Executive Director

Dr. Lawson has been a full-time practitioner for over 25 years, completing post-doctoral fellowships in neuropsychology, forensic psychology and is board certified in Medical Psychology and Family Psychology. He is certified by the American Psychological Association’s (APA) College of Professional Psychology in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders. He is President of the Academy of Medical Psychology and is the Senior and Managing Editor of the Academy of Medical Psychology’s peer-reviewed journal, The Archives of Medical Psychology. He is a member of National Association of Practicing Professional Psychologists (NAPPP,, is a board member of the Missouri NAPPP chapter (MoNAPPP), and a member of National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN). He served as a board member from 2009 to 2013 on the American Board of Couples and Family Psychology (ABPP). From 1996 to 1998, he served on the board of the Missouri Psychological Association as Treasurer and served on the Insurance and Managed Care Committee and the RxP Taskforce. He was a member of the doctoral faculty in neuropsychology at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Springfield Missouri, has presented at state and national conferences, and is a published author. Dr. Lawson practices within an integrated care system and supervises psychologists and mid-level providers. He owns and operates facilities certified by the National Institute of Behavioral Health Quality, National Health Services Corp, the Missouri Department of Alcohol and Drug as an outpatient substance abuse program. Dr. Lawson has owned a Rural Health Clinic and is the founder and Director of a not-for-profit Tri-County Adult Day Care. President, 5 year term.

Susan Barngrover, PhD,
ABMP Secretary

Dr. Susan Barngrover is a licensed psychologist in both Missouri and Iowa as well as a AMP board-certified medical psychologist. She received her Post doctoral Masters in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Alliant University, and has followed her introduction there in molecular nutrition by a continued apprenticeship in the overlapping areas of nutrients and drug interactions. She is a member of APA, IPA and NAPPP and serves on the board of directors for AMP. She has nearly 40 years of experience treating and consulting on complex cases with medical comorbidities. She has managed community mental health centers and has special interest in rural mental health. She has a long history of advocacy in the practitioner’s movement, having steadily worked to enrich medical psychologist’s scope of practice. Dr. Barngrover is an Editor for The Archives of Medical Psychology and has published in several scholarly journals. She has presented nationally and locally on a number of topics including women’s health, telehealth and intergrative care. She is currently in private practice in Lee’s Summit, Missouri where she specializes in treating patients from toddlers to the elderly within a holistic mind/body paradigm.

James G. Underhill, PsyD,
ABMP Director

James G. Underhill, Psy.D. is a neuropsychologist with principal offices in Austin, Texas.  Originating from New York and Texas, Dr. Underhill has completed fellowships in neuropsychology, and forensic psychology.  Since 2010, Dr. Underhill has maintained active clinical, forensic, and academic practices in the states of Iowa, New Mexico, and Texas.  He also practices medical psychology in the state of Louisiana.   Dr. Underhill regularly consults and speaks on both national and international bases.  

Keith Petrosky, PHD
ABMP Director

Keith Petrosky, PHD, ABMP, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He did his doctoral studies at Temple University. His dissertation involved research on depression in children and a comparison of the theories of Beck and Seligman. Dr. Petrosky is in full time private practice in the Main Line Philadelphia suburb of Exton where he treats adults, children, and families. He has served as a psychological consultant for a regional cardiology program for fifteen years where he directed a lifestyle change program for heart attack and post-surgical heart patients. He provides pain management services for several large physician practices and does pre-surgical psychological evaluations. He does short-term disability evaluations for Philadelphia area corporations. He is a consultant to several private boarding schools and medical schools where he evaluates students and provides recommendations to help them succeed in their studies. He developed a number of hospital-based programs, including an integrative health and healing program for cancer patients and an anxiety management program for patients anticipating surgery. He has developed his own stress management program that was used successfully in corporations and hospitals. Dr. Petrosky is a board member of the National Alliance of Practicing Professional Psychologists and the American Board of Medical Psychology.

Dr. Amie Cooper, PsyD

Dr. Amie Cooper is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Health Service Provider. She obtained her undergraduate B.S. in Psychology at MSSU. She attended Forest Institute of Professional Psychology for her M.A. in Psychology and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology. She completed a certificate in Integrated Health Care; Administration and Delivery with her degrees. She attended Alliant International University where she completed a post doctoral M.S. in Clinical Psychopharmacology, obtaining her MSCP in 2018 from Alliant. She obtained a certification through NAADAC for a National Tobacco Treatment Specialist. She currently has a PsyPact license and is primarily doing telehealth services.

Cal Robinson, Psy.D., MSCP
ABMP Director

Post-doctoral:  Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Master of Science in Clinical Psycho-pharmacology (MSCP)
Doctoral:  Forest Institute of Professional Psychology (FIPP)–Clinical Psychology Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
Graduate:  University of Cincinnati – Rehabilitation Counseling (M.A.)
Undergraduate:  University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music
Internship & post-doctoral fellowship:  Philhaven Hospital, Mt. Gretna, Pennsylvania; Philhaven is an APA accredited training site.
Fellow:  International College of Prescribing Psychologists; certified with national examination

Dr. Robinson is a medical psychologist with an extensive career in pain management and pain medicine.  His early private practice in Indiana centered on the assessment and treatment of behavioral medicine disorders.  In addition, while there, he was clinical director and co-owner of the Spine & Rehabilitation Institute. 

He was recruited in 2001 to the Elliot Health System and hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire as clinical director of their interdisciplinary pain program and led the organization to obtain full accreditation with accommodation from CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for the Interdisciplinary Pain Program.  

While in New England, he was active in the New England Pain Association (NEPA) the regional affiliate society of the American Pain Society.  He became the state representative for New Hampshire, then Vice-President and eventually President of NEPA for the 2005-2006 year.  During that time frame, he was also the President of the state pain initiative representing New Hampshire, funded by the American Cancer Society. 

He was recruited in 2006 to the Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin as pain psychologist for the western division.  He accepted a one-year contract with the Department of Defense at Elmendorf Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska as the Behavioral Health Consultant in 2010.  He was subsequently recruited to become the director of Chronic Pain and Addiction at the Yale affiliated psychiatric hospital, Silver Hill Hospital, in Connecticut.  

Seeing the opportunity to be closer to his daughter and grandchildren who lived in Minnesota, he rejoined the pain management program at Marshfield Clinic in 2011 as pain psychologist for the western division. His publication was feature article for the Carlat Psychiatry Report (November 2012), “Chronic Pain, Comorbidity and Treatment Complexity.” His most recent publication was a chapter “A Comprehensive Collaborative Approach to Pain Management in The Crisis in Psychopharmacology: The Case for Medical Psychology (2021).”

His clinical interests center on the theory and practice of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) especially for chronic pain, suffering, abuse and affective disorders.  He is a Board-Certified Medical Psychologist with the American Board of Medical Psychology, and also now sits on the Board as an invited member. 

In 2015 he joined Orthopaedic & Spine Center in Virginia to develop their pain psychology and forensic services. In November 2018 he joined HealthPartners Westfields Hospital to develop their pain psychology services. He was a clinical quality advisor for the IMCS Group until the organization was sold to become Ascellus. He is available for consultation regarding pain psychology, medical psychology and biopsychosocial integration of services.  

His daughter is a faculty member at St. Louis University and Maryville University and son is a geologist in Fairbanks, Alaska.  Dr. Robinson is also a classically trained pianist and singer especially at his church.  His interests include music, scuba diving, theology, social justice and antiques. He is active in the Airbnb community.