Judy Tan, PhD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Judy Y. Tan is Assistant Professor of Medicine, at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), Division of Prevention Science, at UCSF. She received her doctorate in Social Psychology from the University of Connecticut, where she was a fellow in the NIMH T-32 Predoctoral Fellowship, Social Processes of AIDS. She has certifications in Quantitative Research Methods and Health Psychology. Dr. Tan's research focuses on HIV-related behaviors among gay men of color and is guided by her interest in the health and behavioral impact of social inequality in marginalized and disenfranchised populations. Her work utilizes theory and advanced quantitative methods that include daily process methods and multilevel analyses. Dr. Tan has recently been awarded a Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) from the National Institute of Mental Health to develop a couple-based mobile health intervention for enhancing HIV care engagement outcomes among HIV+ black men who have sex with men.
Education
Ph.D., 2011 - Psychology, University of Connecticut
MA, 2010 - Psychology, University of Connecticut
BA, 2003 - Psychology, Mount Holyoke College