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Guido G. Urizar Jr., Ph.D.


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.