Mary M Velasquez


Mary M Velasquez
Professor, School of Social Work

Phone: +1 512 471 7019
Email: velasquez@mail.utexas.edu

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Mary Velasquez, Ph.D., is the Centennial Professor in Leadership in Community, Professional and Corporate Excellence and director of the Health Behavior Research and Training Institute at the School of Social Work. Her areas of expertise and research focus on the development and implementation of interventions using the Transtheoretical Model and Motivational Interviewing. With over 20 years of support from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Velasquez has developed and studied behavioral interventions in the areas of integrated primary care, screening and brief interventions, fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, alcohol and other drug abuse, prenatal health, HIV prevention, and smoking cessation.

Media Rep Contact

Andrea Campetella (primary)
512-471-1458
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