Health Interventions with Underrepresented Populations: What Must you Ask Before you Begin?

Date/Time: 
10 Feb 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

The literature on ethnicity and health and disease has been growing rapidly lately. However it is not clear what these data tell us about how best to work with these populations. This talk will describe how to use what we know about underrepresented populations to provide better assessments.

Dr. Elizabeth A. KlonoffElizabeth A. Klonoff, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psycology, San Diego State University, Professor of Phychiatry, University of California at San Diego

Dr. Elizabeth A. Klonoff, a clinical and health psychologist, currently serves as Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University (SDSU) and Professor of Psychiatry at University of California San Diego.

Her work, supported by the National Cancer Institute and the Tobacco Control Section, Department of Health Services, State of California, focuses on the impact of discrimination and acculturation on health, cancer disparities, and minors’ access to tobacco. She has published widely on culture and gender diversity in clinical psychology, behavioral medicine, and preventive medicine. Her research has gained her Fellow status in the American Psychological Association in Division 35 (Psychology of Women), Division 12 (Clinical Psychology), Division 38 (Health Psychology) and Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues). She is board certified in both clinical and health psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology.

For more information on this event, contact the Department of Psychology at (940)565-2339 or visit psychology.unt.edu.

What
A lecture by Dr. Elizabeth A. Klonoff, Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University and and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California at San Diego
Additional Information
Location: 
University Union Silver Eagle Suite, UNT Denton Campus
State: 
Texas
Phone: 
(940)565-2339