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Faye Belgrave, M.S., Ph.D.

Massey Cancer Center research program membership

Cancer Prevention and Control

Department affiliations

Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Humanities and Sciences


PhD, University of Maryland (1982)
MS, University of Nebraska (1974)

Awards and honors

Distinguished Teacher Award, 2006, Virginia Commonwealth University
Distinguished Psychologist Award, 2002, The Association of Black Psychologists
Outstanding Teacher Award, 2001, Virginia Commonwealth University
Dalmas A. Taylor Distinguished Contribution Award, 2000, American Psychological Association
Award for Outstanding Research on Ethnic Minority Issues, 1993, American Psychological Association
Elske V.P. Smith Distinguished Lecturer Award, 2018, VCU College of Humanities and Sciences
Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Senior Career Award), 2016, American Psychological Association Award
Charles and Shirley Thomas Award, 2015, American Psychological Association, Division 45
Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment, 2014, Virginia Commonwealth University

Research description

I focus on HIV and substance abuse prevention research with young African American adults. Community and college samples receive evidence-based interventions, testing, and awareness events.

Disease focus of research

Respiratory - Other

Research keywords

African American, health disparities, HIV prevention, substance use prevention

Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)

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