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Guido G. Urizar Jr., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Florida

Office: PSY 225

Phone: 562-985-5160
Website: Research Webpage
Classes: Health Psychology (PSY 378)
Psychology of Stress (PSY 379)

Dr. Urizar’s research focuses on examining psychosocial, behavioral, and physiological factors associated with mental and physical health outcomes in low-income, ethnic minority, and other medically underserved populations. Specific areas of his work include promoting cardiovascular disease prevention and recovery, evaluating the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral interventions in hospital and community-based settings, examining the impact of stress (including the effects of cortisol) on various health outcomes and behaviors, and identifying risk factors associated with poor maternal and infant health outcomes.

    Psych Day will be held Thursday, April 16, 2015 in the Psychology Building Quad. Festivities include a graduate and volunteer fair, workshops, games and special speakers, beginning at 10:00 am. A buffet lunch will be offered for a small donation from 11:00 until 2:00. The keynote speaker, Dr. Collie Conoley, will present his research on Goal Focused Positive Psychotherapy at 4:00 pm in the Beach Auditorium.

    Flyer announcing the keynote speaker:

    Psychology Undergraduate Advising done by ATLAS

    Please see ATLAS to declare Psychology as a major or minor, get Psychology advising, GE advising, class planning, Timely Graduation help and Grad Checks! ATLAS is located in Ph1 room 104.

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    Psychology Resource Office (PRO) is now open. Click here for hours and more information.

    Upcoming Events

    The Psychology Colloquium series occurs every other Wednesday. Click here for information on time, date and speakers.


    The Psychology Student Study Center hours for Spring 2015 have been posted

    Click here to view our Spring 2015 courses!