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Center for Cultural Experiences in Prevention

Oswaldo Moreno, PhD

Oswaldo Moreno, Ph.D. [View Image]

Assistant Professor
VCU Department of Psychology
(804) 828-6624

Dr. Moreno's psychology department web page

Dr. Moreno's 'La Esperanza' research program website

Dr. Moreno's research involves understanding and addressing healthcare disparities in the United States that affect individuals from low-income and racial/ethnic minority backgrounds. Dr. Moreno’s research program includes basic and applied research that lie at the intersection of cognitive-behavioral theories and cultural and contextual approaches including psychology of religion and spirituality. His current projects are in the area of immigration, policy and psychological impact on marginalized groups. His previous research projects have included culturally-sensitive interventions, prevention for Latina/o youth and families, as well as substance use and mood disorders.

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