Mark Kopta in 2015

S. Mark Kopta, Ph.D., H.S.P.P. is Professor, Department of Psychology, at the University of Evansville. He served as Chair, Department of Psychology, for 18 years. He is currently Founder and Executive Director of the CelestHealth Research Group, a group of leading researchers in behavioral health and psychotherapy. Click on the Research link for more information on CHRG. He received his doctoral degree from Northwestern University.

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Recent News

Dr. Kopta and the BHM-20 Featured on CNN

Dr. Mark Kopta and the Behavioral Health Measure-20 were the focus of a news story on CNN. The story highlighted the use of the BHM-20 by the US Department of Defense and its screening value for the airlines. April 3, 2015.

Psychology Professor Awarded Department of Defense Contract

Dr. Mark Kopta's CelestHealth Solutions has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to provide the military with the CelestHealth System-MH. Consequently, CHS-MH software will be installed in several hundred primary care medical centers associated with the Navy, Marines, Army, and Air Force. The computer-based CHS-MH assesses mental health in about 90 seconds. It features a valid and reliable color-coded suicide risk indicator that rates risk according to four levels (no, low, medium, and high).

Dr. Mark Kopta's Research Group Beta Testing of the CelestHealth System-MD at Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Mark Kopta, professor of Psychology, is leading the CelestHealth Research Group in testing the computer-based CelestHealth System-MD at Johns Hopkins University. In patent pending status, the CHS-MD assesses the effects of psychiatric medications across patient vists. Administering the medications and using the CS-MD will be the psychiatry residents at the Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center.