Diana Lee Prescott

Biography

Diana Lee Prescott, PhD, grew up on a farm near Tipton, Indiana, with her parents Dallas and Marilyn, and her sister, Kathleen Etchison. She completed her BA in psychology and Spanish at Butler University and an MA and PhD in psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has a major in clinical psychology, minors in developmental and community psychology, and a rural community specialty. Prescott completed a predoctoral internship at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She has been employed at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana, and The Acadia Hospital in Bangor, Maine. She has also worked contractually for Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) and the University of Evansville. Prescott created a rural health consulting practice for women and children, Hampden Psychological Consultation PLLC. She has developed the integrated behavioral health portion of EMMC's pediatric obesity program, Way to Optimal Weight (WOW). She supervises doctoral students as an adjunct professor for the University of Maine-Orono. Prescott serves on the Maine Migrant Health Program and the Maine Primary Care Association boards, and has served on the APA Committee on Rural Health. Prescott represents MePA as APA Council representative, Federal Advocacy Coordinator, and Rural Health Coordinator. She was the recipient of the APAPO Federal Advocacy Award. She is a member of the APA Committee of State Leaders and Divisions 12, 16, 29, 30, 31, 35, 38, 42, 54 and 56. She and Dr. David Prescott are raising three daughters (Rachel, 19; Meredith, 16; and Eleanor, 12).

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