David Cates, PhD

David Cates, PhDVice-Chair for Clinical Services, Psychiatry

For Patient Appointments Call 402.559.5031

Clinic Practice Location:
Psychology Clinic at Speciality Services Pavilion, 4350 Emile St.

Academic Office:
984185 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4185
Phone 402.552.6002

University of California, San Francisco
Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1992

UCLA School of Medicine
Psychology Internship, 1991

University of Kansas
PhD Psychology, 1991

Hospital Appointments:
The Nebraska Medical Center

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Cates is a licensed clinical psychologist, Director of Behavioral Health at Nebraska Medicine and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Cates also serves as the Behavioral Health Consultant to the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit and the National Quarantine Unit. His areas of professional interest include the psychological effects of medical isolation and quarantine, promoting resilience in healthcare workers, treatment of children and adolescents suffering from a variety of psychiatric disorders, and suicide prevention. Dr. Cates is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Nebraska Psychological Association where he serves on the Ethics Committee.  In addition to over 70 presentations for local, regional, national and international audiences, he has authored or coauthored 19 peer-reviewed journal articles or book chapters