Jordan Ortman graduated summa cum laude from Old Dominion University with a B.S. in psychology and a minor in philosophy. Following graduation, he worked as a full-time research assistant for STRONG STAR and completed a postbaccalaureate program through the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. During his time at STRONG STAR, he worked on research projects involving the early detection and treatment efficacy of PTSD, PTSD and tinnitus comorbidity, and Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain. Jordan is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Program and a member of UCF RESTORES under the mentorship of Dr. Newins. His research focuses on targeted interventions and the early detection of risk factors for substance use disorder and PTSD. Outside of school, Jordan enjoys road trips, spending time with his cat, exploring museums, and all things involving computers.