Caravella McCuistian, PhD, MA
|Title(s)||Assistant Professor, Psychiatry|
|School||School of Medicine|
|Address||1001 Potrero Avenue|
San Francisco CA 94110
Caravella McCuistian PhD is a Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Francisco. Her research interests include addressing health disparities among underserved populations including substance-using populations, racial/ethnic minorities, women, and individuals living with HIV. She has conducted research that utilizes community-engaged methodology, including community-based participatory research, to develop behavioral interventions to improve health, including the development of culturally informed HIV prevention interventions for women who use substances as well as women engaged in transactional sex. Dr. McCuistian is also interested in addressing health disparities in novel ways such as integrating health interventions into substance use residential treatment facilities as well as leveraging technology to provide interventions to underserved communities.