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InCHIP Lecture Series: Rosalie Corona

Thursday, October 26, 2017
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
J. Ryan Building

"Engaging Families and Communities to Promote Health"

Rosalie Corona, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology and the Director of Clinical Training, Virginia Commonwealth University

***About the Speaker***

Dr. Corona is an Associate Professor of Psychology and the Director of Clinical Training at Virginia Commonwealth University. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Corona is a bilingual, bicultural scholar and clinician. In general, Dr. Corona conducts qualitative and quantitative community-based research to identify risk and protective factors for Latin and African American adolescents’ health. Her primary areas of focus have been adolescent risk behaviors, family relationships, cultural factors, and the development and evaluation of prevention programs aimed at strengthening family relationships and reducing risk behaviors. She was recently awarded the VCU Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment, an annual award presented for significant contributions to enhancing VCU’s commitment to diversity. Her selection to receive the award stemmed from her community-engaged research, teaching, and service activities in the emerging Latin community in the Richmond, VA area. She also takes an active role in mentoring students and junior faculty members in the research experience. She was recently selected to receive the American Psychological Association’s MFP Dalmas Taylor Award for her contributions towards the development of ethnic minority psychologist, and to serve as the co-chair for the Society for Research on Adolescence Undergraduate Scholar Program.


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