Frank Dillon

Examines health disparities and mental health issues affecting racial, ethnic, and sexual minority groups in the U.S.

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Frank Dillon

Associate Professor
School of Education
Department: Educational and Counseling Psychology

Expertise:
Mental health issues affecting racial, ethnic, and sexual minority groups in the United States; HIV/AIDS; substance abuse

Campus phone: (518) 442-5047
Campus email: fdillon@albany.edu

Biography:

Dillon joined the Counseling Psychology faculty in 2014. His research addresses health disparities and mental health issues affecting racial, ethnic, and sexual minority groups in the United States.

His principal research interests are studying cultural and social determinants of health including substance use disorders and HIV risk behaviors and promoting multicultural competent counseling research and practice.

He has published on these topics in outlets such as the Journal of Counseling Psychology, The Counseling Psychologist, Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy Research, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and Counselor Education and Supervision – among others.

He also has received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health to study cultural and social determinants of health among Latinos in the US. He is a member of the National Hispanic Science Network, American Public Health Association, and the American Psychological Association.

He also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, and The Counseling Psychologist.