John A. Sauceda, PhD

  • TAPS Fellow

John A. Sauceda, PhD, completed his Masters in clinical psychology and PhD in health psychology at the University of Texas, El Paso. He also completed a certificate of training in quantitative methods in psychology.  As a graduate student, he received a NIMH predoctoral research supplement award to help to conduct an NIMH-funded randomized controlled trial of a cognitive-behavioral therapy program for depression and nonadherence to HIV treatment in Latinos living with HIV/AIDS on the U.S.-Mexico Border.  His primary interest is in addressing HIV/AIDS health-related disparities in the Latino and MSM population.  He is also interest in modeling psychosocial factors and cultural processes in HIV adherence and mental health outcomes.  He plans to use his fellowship training to focus on the development of culturally-tailored HIV prevention and adherence interventions in ethnic minorities and MSM both in the U.S. and internationally.  John will pursue his Master’s in global health sciences at UCSF in his first year of training.

Last modified: September 13, 2013