Elva M. Arredondo, PhD

Elva M. Arredondo, Ph.D. is professor of public health at San Diego State University and Core Investigator in the Institute for Behavioral and Community Health (IBACH). Dr. Arredondo earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Washington, Seattle, and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University. She completed her clinical internship in behavioral medicine from the University of California, San Diego.

 Elva M. Arredondo, Ph.D. researches the area of health disparities, specifically involving cancer and obesity preventive behaviors. She has a strong interest in the development of theory-driven and culturally appropriate behavioral interventions. Her current research interests are centered on the cultural influences and psychosocial mediators of preventive practices including cervical cancer screening, physical activity, and dietary practices among underserved groups.

PH 661 Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion (Fall)

PH 862 Advanced Theoretical Foundations of Health Promotion & Behavioral Science (Fall)