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Darius Dawson, Ph.D.

Darius

Investigator, Behavioral Health Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Assistant Professor (tenure track), Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine

Email: darius.dawson@va.gov

Email: dariusd@bcm.edu

Phone: 713-791-1414 ext. 10368

Research Interests

  • Developing tailored, culturally informed interventions to enhance treatment engagement
  • Implementing strategies to promote health equity in research and treatment
  • Increasing access to tobacco cessation treatment for underserved Veterans

Education

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • MA, Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  • BS, Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Awards and Activities

  • Iscoe Endowed Fellowship in Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Psychology, 2018
  • Dissertation Research Grant, American Psychological Association, 2017
  • Integrated Behavioral Health Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015
  • Cutting Edge Emerging Scientist, American Psychological Association Conference, 2013
  • Excellent Submission Citation Abstract, Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2013
  • Meritorious Student Submission, Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2013

Dr. Dawson's PubMed Link *

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