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Weiss, Jie W.

Professor of Health Science

Associate Director, Center for the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention of Obesity

Department of Health Science

Office: 657-278-4388

Department: 657-278-3316

Email: jweiss@fullerton.edu

Biography:

Dr. Weiss is a clinical health psychologist by training. She has served as principal investigator(PI)and co-PI for many research projects funded by National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and the State of California related to health pr


Areas of Knowledge:
  • health promotion among cultural diverse population (particularly in Asian and Latino ethnic groups), including school- and community-based health promotion programs.
  • Using the Behavioral Decision-Making model as the theoretical framework to examine lifestyle choices in various health domains (such as smoking, alcohol and other drug use, physical activity, eating behavior).
  • psychosocial and environmental factors on health behaviors and risk perceptions, and motivation in health behavior change and maintenance using the “real-time” data collection technology, or the Ecological Momentary Assessment methods

Subject(s):
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Healthcare -- Public Health
  • Teenagers

Language(s):
  • Mandarin

Region(s):
  • Asia
  • Global

 

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