Lynn Hernandez Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences (Research), Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)

Lynn Hernandez received her doctoral degree in Lifespan Developmental Psychology and masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Florida International University. Her research interests include developing and examining behavioral interventions for adolescents of diverse ethnic/racial backgrounds using community-engaged approaches. The long-term objective of her research activities is to reduce health disparities affecting youth of color by developing culturally appropriate and easily accessible interventions that capitalize on culture specific protective factors and promote the development of healthy cultural identities. She has also developed training programs to enhance the cultural competency of services provided in medical, counseling, and educational settings to marginalized communities.

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