Alex Carballo-Diéguez, PhD
Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry),
Phone: (646) 774 - 6930
Alex Carballo-Diéguez, PhD, is a Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). 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.
Catholic University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
MA - 1975 - Industrial Psychology
New School for Social Research, New York, NY
PhD - 1986 - Clinical Psychology
1988-Present: Research Scientist, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY
2007-Present: Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY
2013-2018: Co-Director, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY
2013-2018: Director, New Media Core, HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY.
HONORS AND AWARDS
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