C.J. Peek, PhD

C.J. Peek received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University Colorado where he studied with Dr. Peter G. Ossorio, founder of the discipline of Descriptive Psychology. C.J. is 2009-2010 President of the Society for Descriptive Psychology. He is an Associate Professor with the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School, focusing on care system development, integration of behavioral and medical care, organizational effectiveness, and leadership development. He has facilitated multiple stakeholder dialogue in state and national meetings on the integration of behavioral and medical care, implementation of patient-centered medical home, and addressing behavioral risk factors in primary care. He writes, presents, and consults on integrated behavioral and medical care, patient-clinician communication, productive conversations and dialogue across disciplines or organizational areas—blending clinical, organizational, and leadership perspectives.