San Diego State University

Elva M. Arredondo

Elva Arredondo

Elva Arredondo

Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science
Co-Director of the Joint Doctoral Program in Health Behavior

Phone: (619) 594-3481
Office: HH 114E

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  • PhD Clinical Psychology, Duke University

Scholarly Areas

Health disparities, cancer and obesity prevention


Elva M. Arredondo, Ph.D. researches the area of health disparities, specifically involving cancer and obesity preventive behaviors. She has a strong interest in the development of theory-driven and culturally appropriate behavioral interventions. Her current research interests are centered on the cultural influences and psychosocial mediators of preventive practices including cervical cancer screening, physical activity, and dietary practices among underserved groups.