Britta Larsen, PhD

Assistant Professor

Britta Larsen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Division of Behavioral Medicine. She received a PhD in Experimental Psychology from UCSD with a focus in social and health psychology, then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Behavioral Medicine in the UCSD School of Medicine.

Tracks: Epidemiology, Health Behavior

Dr. Larsen's research focuses on physical activity promotion and behavioral management of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in underserved populations. She is also interested in the association of health behavior and body composition, and how these influence chronic disease epidemiology.

  • Medical Care
  • Physical Activity
  • Epidemiology