Mental Health Experts

Kristin Christodulu
Clinical Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Autism spectrum disorders, Developmental disabilities, Challenging behavior, Positive behavior support, Sleep disturbances
Dr. Dolores Cimini
Educational & Counseling Psychology, School of Education
Senior Research Scientist
Areas of expertise: Psychology, Mental health issues, Suicide prevention, Alcohol and other drug misuse prevention in college students, Collegiate recovery programs, Peer counseling and peer education, College student hotlines, Peer theater programs, diversity, inclusion, and social justice , Disability issues
Nancy Claiborne
School of Social Welfare
Areas of expertise: Human service organizations, Design and delivery of service, Child welfare, Health systems
John Forsyth
Areas of expertise: Anxiety, fear, worry, and stress, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy , self-compassion and kindness, human thriving, living well
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Health Policy, Management and Behavior
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Poverty issues among ethnic minority populations, Mental health and welfare participation dynamics, African American health and mental health disparities
Julia Hormes
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Psychology of human food choice, Eating behaviors, Food preferences and aversions, Cultural differences in eating behaviors, Eating disorders, Overweight and obesity, Cravings, Food cravings, Chocolate craving, Perimenstrual and pregnancy cravings, Social networking and video game addiction, Substance use, the status of women in academia
Dr. Lani Jones
School of Social Welfare, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies
BS Program Director & Professor
Areas of expertise: Mental Health, Black feminism and therapy, Evidenced-based practice and group work
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Department Chair, Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Epidemiology of aging, Physical activity, Cognitive function, Disability, Sedentary behavior, Individual and communities social determinants of health
Lynn Warner
School of Social Welfare
Areas of expertise: Substance Abuse, mental health policy
Elga Wulfert
Distinguished Service Professor
Areas of expertise: Psychology, gambling, Substance Abuse, sexual risk behaviors , addiction