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Oswaldo Moreno, Ph.D.

800 West Franklin Street, Room 101
Richmond, VA 23284-2018
Phone: (804) 828-6624

Oswaldo Moreno, Ph.D., is the director of La Esperanza research program and an assistant professor in the counseling psychology program at Virginia Commonwealth University. He earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Clark University, conducted pre-doctoral residency training at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston University School of Medicine and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Brown University School of Public Health. Broadly, his research involves understanding and addressing the mental healthcare disparities in the United States that affect individuals from low-income and racial/ethnic minority backgrounds. His research program includes both applied and basic research that lie at the intersection of cognitive-behavioral theories, prevention science, and cultural and contextual approaches including psychology of religion and spirituality. His research projects have included randomized control trials, evidenced-based practices, culturally sensitive interventions, prevention for Latina/o youth and families, as well as substance use and mood disorders.

Dr. Moreno is an APA Minority Fellow and a research fellow with the National Hispanic Science Network’s Early Stage Career Mentoring for NIDA Research program.

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