Alex Carballo-Diéguez, PhD

Co-Director, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies
Director, New Media Core
Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry),
Columbia University

Phone: (646) 774 - 6930
Email:  ac72@cumc.columbia.edu

Alex Carballo-Diéguez, PhD, is a Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). He is also Co-Director of the HIV Center, and Director of its New Media Core. His research focuses on primary prevention of HIV transmission: Acceptability of and adherence to vaginal and rectal microbicide use among women and men, use of rapid HIV home tests to screen sexual partners, and determinants of sexual risk behavior among men who have sex with men.

He is particularly interested in exploring the application of Information Technology tools to social and behavioral research. His studies are being conducted in the continental US, Puerto Rico, Thailand, South Africa, Perú and Argentina.
 

EDUCATION

Catholic University of Buenos Aires, Argentina      
MA - 1975 - Industrial Psychology

New School for Social Research, New York, NY      
PhD - 1986 - Clinical Psychology


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
















 

1988-Present: Research Scientist, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

2007: Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY

2013-Present: Co-Director, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

2015-Present: Director, New Media Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY.

2016: Innovation Award, presented by the Microbicide Trials Network and the Division of AIDS, in recognition of innovative behavioral research methods in the MTN-017 study