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Byron Greenberg

Greenberg, Byron, PhD

Clinical Psychology

Assistant Professor

Phone: 804-524-5915
Fax: 804-524-5915
Location: Hunter McDaniel, 40 N-B
Email: bgreenberg@vsu.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Clinical psychology, Loma Linda University Graduate school MPH Health education and Promotion, Loma

       Londa University, School of Public Health 

    • MA Experimental Psychology, Loma Linda University, Graduate school 
    • MS Applied Behavioral Counseling, Johns Hopkins University, Education 
    • BS Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University

    Expertise

    • Licensed Clinical Psychologist (clinical practice, clinical supervision, diagnosis, treatment planning, psychological testing)
    • Health Education and Promotion, Forensic Psychology (testing, adjudicative competency, NGRI, police psychology)
    • Psychoneuroimmunology

    Research Interests

    • Impact of stress on health and performance

    Courses Taught

    • Graduate:  Group psychotherapy, multicultural psychology
    • Undergraduate:  Introduction to psychology, abnormal psychology, tests and measurements, African American psychology, culture and diversity

    Faculty Collaborators at other Universities

    • Dr. Peter Weiss, University of Hartford
    • Dr. Matthew Sharps, California State University
    • Dr. Ricaro Fenici, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    • Dr. Donatella Brisinda, Catholic University,Rome Italy   

    Dr. Greenberg’s graduate students are working in the areas of Forensic psychology and Psychoneuroimmunology. K. Byrd is completing a thesis that seeks to answer the question, “Is therapeutic justice therapeutic?  Taylor Singer-Boni is working on a thesis that is testing a hypothesized link between anxiety and immune functioning.  Dr. Greenberg has also had undergraduates who have presented posters at professional conferences.  The following are examples of the type of involvement he has had with undergraduate students:                                 

    Greenberg, B. E.; Afflic, Nigah; Simmons, Ashanta; Young, Dana.  Can Disparity            Between Abstract and Verbal Ability Predict Police Performance? 2011 APS                         Annual Convention, Washington, D.C. (May 26-29, 2011)

    Lynch, Ashley; Greenberg, B. E; Sherman, Antoinette; Hymes, La-Toya; Campbell, Tiffany. Avoidant Coping and Somatic Expression: Does Coping Style Play a Role in Illness? 2010 HBCU UP Conference, Washington, D.C. 

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