erin-merz

Erin Merz

College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Psychology

Associate Professor

310-243-3512

emerz@csudh.edu


EDUCATION:

Ph.D.
San Diego State University
University of California, San Diego
Clinical Psychology
2014
M.P.H.San Diego State University
Epidemiology
2013
M.A.San Diego State University
Psychology
2008
B.A.Miami University (Ohio)
Psychology
2003

  


RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Psychological adjustment, coping, and quality of life in the context of health-related adversity and chronic illness. Social and cultural determinants of health. The operationalization and measurement of psychosocial constructs related to health across language and culture. 


ResearchGate
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REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:
Merz, E. L.
, Malcarne, V. L., Assassi, S., Nair, D. K., Graham, T. A., Yellman, B. P., Estrada-Y-Martin, R. M., & Mayes M. D. (2014). Biopsychosocial typologies of pain in a cohort of patients with systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Care and Research, 66, 567-574

Merz, E. L., Fox, R. S., & Malcarne, V. L. (2014). Expressive writing interventions in cancer patients: A systematic review.  Health Psychology Review, 8, 339-361

Merz, E. L., Roesch, S. C., Malcarne, V. L., Penedo, F. J., Llabre, M. M. Birnbaum-Weitzman, O. B., Navas-Nacher, E. L., Perreira, K. M., Gonzalez, F., Ponguta, L. A., Johnson, T. P., & Gallo, L. C. (2014). Validation of Interpersonal Support Evaluation List-12 (ISEL-12) scores among English and Spanish-Speaking Hispanics/Latinos from the HCHS/SOL Sociocultural Ancillary Study. Psychological Assessment, 26, 384-394

 

TEACHING:
PSY 230: Elementary Statistics
PSY 370: Health Psychology
PSY 530: Advanced Analysis of Variance and Multivariate Techniques
PSY 576: Seminar in Health Psychology Research