Faculty and Staff


Sally W. Vernon, PhD

Blair Justice, PhD Professor in Mind-Body Medicine & Public Health, & Chair, Department of HPBS

Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences

Department: Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Center: Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research
Phone Number: (713) 500-9764
Room Number: UCT 2560 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Cancer prevention and control for breast
  • cervical and colorectal cancers
  • informed decision making for prostate cancer testing
  • psychosocial issues in cancer genetic testing
  • measurement of psychosocial constructs
  • reliability and validity of self-report cancer screening behaviors