Hector F. Myers, recently left UCLA and moved to Nashville, Tennessee, to take a position at Vanderbilt University. Professor Myers will join the faculty in the Medicine, Health & Society Program with a secondary appointment in the Psychology Department. At UCLA, Myers was professor and director of clinical training in the psychology department, and a Bunche Center affiliated faculty member.
Myers’ research focuses on the role psychosocial stress and related factors play in physical and psychological health and well-being in African Americans and other ethnic minority populations. His research includes developing and testing behavioral interventions with high risk or impacted minority populations and investigating how these psychosocial factors moderate or mediate differences in response to the interventions.