Associated Faculty: Aaron J. Blashil
Office: 6363 Alvarado Court, Suite 103 | Phone: (619) 594-2245 | Email: [email protected]
Aaron J. Blashill, Ph.D. is a clinical health psychologist, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, and core faculty member of the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Blashill directs the Body Image, Sexuality, and Health (BISH) lab, which focuses its research on the role body image plays in influencing health behaviors. Dr. Blashill is particularly interested in studying HIV medication adherence, HIV sexual transmission risk behaviors, skin cancer prevention, and anabolic-androgenic steroid misuse. Another focus of the lab is studying sexual orientation health disparities. Dr. Blashill also studies vulnerable developmental phases, including adolescence and emerging adulthood, and a number of scientific methods/statistical analyses are employed within the lab including: treatment development and randomized clinical trials, longitudinal analysis, mediation, moderation, meta-analysis, and psychometric evaluation.