Scott Carvajal

Director of the Arizona Prevention ResearchCenter (AzPRC)

Scott C. Carvajal, PhD, MPH, is the Director of the Arizona Prevention ResearchCenter (AzPRC). His principal research (funded by NIDA, NIAAA & currentlyNICHD & CDC) has focused on understanding a range of health behaviors that convey risk or protection (e.g., substance abuse, sexual risk taking, healthy food choice, physical activity) and mental health outcomes (e.g., bicultural stressors,depressive symptoms, coping strategies), with a major emphasis on testing social ecological models within minority populations.