Alexa M. Hays, PhD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Clinical Health Psychologist, Hospital Medicine

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Professional Type

Cooper Independent Licensed Practitioner



Office Locations

Hospital Medicine

One Cooper Plaza
(for GPS use 246 S 6th St)
Camden , NJ 08103
Maps & Directions

Education & Training

Graduate SchoolPhD, Clinical Psychology - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Graduate SchoolMS, Clinical Psychology - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
InternshipPsychology - VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT
ResidencyClinical Health Psychology - VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT


  • American Psychological Association
  • Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers
  • Society of Behavioral Medicine


Hays AM, Gilrain KL, Grunberg VA, Bullock A, Fizur P, Ross SE. Implementing and Evaluating SBIRT for Alcohol Use at a Level 1 Trauma Center: A Behavioral Medicine Approach. J Clin Psychol Med Settings. 2020 Jun;27(2):376-384. doi: 10.1007/s10880-019-09681-9. PMID: 31741195.

Nezu AM, Nezu CM, Hays AM. Emotion-centered Problem Solving Therapy. In KS Dobson & DJA Dozois (Eds), Handbook of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies, Fourth Ed. 2019. Guilford Press, New York, NY.

Nezu AM, Nezu CM, Stern JB, Greenfield AP, Diaz C, Hays AM. Social problem solving moderates emotion reactivity in predicting suicide ideation among U.S. Veterans. Military Behavioral Health. 2017;5(4), 417 – 426.