J. Lawrence Aber

Lawrence Aber is the Wilner Family Professor of Applied Psychology and Public Policy at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, where he also serves as Board Chair of its Institute for Human Development and Contextual Change. Dr. Aber earned his Ph.D. from Yale University and an A.B. from Harvard University. He previously taught at Barnard College, Columbia University and at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, where he also directed the National Center for Children in Poverty.

M. Robin DiMatteo

Robin DiMatteo is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Riverside. She received her Ph.D. in 1976 from the psychology and social relations program at Harvard, and has spent her entire career at UC Riverside. She has served as chair of the psychology department, and is a recipient of UCR's Distinguished Teaching Award. Since she was a graduate student under the mentorship of social psychologist Robert Rosenthal, Dr. DiMatteo has studied the micro-social environment of health care delivery.

Dominick Frosch

Dominick L. Frosch, Ph.D., is associate professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the chief care delivery evaluation officer at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute, where he helps identify, in a rigorous research-based manner, and implement initiatives that benefit both patients and clinicians. He is also a fellow in the Patient Care Program at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Dr.

William Hallman

Dr. William K. Hallman is a professor and chair of the department of human ecology, a member of the graduate faculty of the departments of psychology and nutritional sciences, and is director of the Food Policy Institute, at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. His research focuses on public perceptions of risk and risk communication related to new technologies, food, and health.

Yaniv Hanoch

Yaniv Hanoch received his Ph.D. from the University of Haifa and is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Plymouth, School of Psychology, Plymouth, UK. His research interests are in theory of emotions and bounded rationality, older adults' decision making, and risk taking. He has previously published in the Journal of Economic Psychology, the Journal of Health Communication, Psychological Science, and Theory & Psychology.

Stephen Hinshaw

Stephen Hinshaw is professor and vice chair of the department of psychiatry at the University of California, Berkeley. After receiving his A.B. from Harvard in 1974, summa cum laude, he directed day school and residential programs for children with developmental disabilities for three years. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from UCLA in 1983. While a graduate student there, he received the campus-wide Distinguished Scholar Award.

Naa Oyo Kwate

Naa Oyo A. Kwate is an associate professor in the department of human ecology at Rutgers University School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. Previously she was an assistant professor in the department of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. She holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from St. John's University and a B.A. in psychology from Carleton College. Prior to her appointment at Columbia she was a post-doctoral fellow in cancer prevention and control at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. Dr.

Ilan Meyer

Ilan H. Meyer, Ph.D. is the Williams Senior Scholar of Public Policy at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law. Previously, he was professor of clinical sociomedical sciences and deputy chair for MPH programs in the department of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Meyer's academic background is in social psychology, psychiatric epidemiology, and sociomedical sciences. Dr. Meyer focuses on studying public health issues related to minority health.

Harold Neighbors

Harold W. Neighbors is a professor emeritus of health behavior and health education and associate director of the Center for Research on Ethnicity, Culture, and Health, where he is the principal investigator of two NIH training programs, Promoting Ethnic Diversity in Public Health Doctoral Training and the Michigan Bridge to the Doctorate Program. Dr.

Jean Rhodes

Jean Rhodes is the Frank L. Boyden Professor of Psychology and the director of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Dr. Rhodes completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at DePaul University and her a clinical internship training at University of Chicago School of Medicine before joining the psychology department at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. She remained on the faculty at Illinois for 10 years before joining the psychology department of UMB in 2000.