This major area of study focuses on developing and integrating knowledge and techniques in behavioral/biomedical science and the application of psychological knowledge to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation. Clinical and research practica may include training and placements in the SDSU Center for Behavioral and Community Health Studies, as well as in the following locations at the UC San Diego Medical School: consultation-liaison psychiatry, child and family health, cardiology, hemodialysis, rehabilitation medicine, preventive medicine, burn unit, oncology, chronic pain unit, and pediatrics. Additional placements are possible in projects on hypertension, HIV/AIDS, arthritis, and diabetes.

Behavioral Medicine Co-Leaders
SDSU UCSD
Kristen Wells Niloofar Afari