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Faye Belgrave, M.S., Ph.D.

Research program member: Cancer Prevention and Control

Box 842018
820 W. Franklin St.
Richmond, VA 23298-2018




Professor, Psychology, College of Humanities and Sciences


PhD, University of Maryland (1982)
MS, University of Nebraska (1974)

Research description

I focus on HIV and substance abuse prevention research with young African American adults. Community and college samples receive evidence-based interventions, testing, and awareness events.

Research keywords

African American, health disparities, HIV prevention, substance use prevention

Published research

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Awards and honors

Distinguished Teacher Award, 2006, Virginia Commonwealth University
Distinguished Psychologist Award, 2002, The Association of Black Psychologists
Outstanding Teacher Award, 2001, Virginia Commonwealth University
Dalmas A. Taylor Distinguished Contribution Award, 2000, American Psychological Association
Award for Outstanding Research on Ethnic Minority Issues, 1993, American Psychological Association
Elske V.P. Smith Distinguished Lecturer Award, 2018, VCU College of Humanities and Sciences
Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Senior Career Award), 2016, American Psychological Association Award
Charles and Shirley Thomas Award, 2015, American Psychological Association, Division 45
Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment, 2014, Virginia Commonwealth University