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Jan Wallander

Title: 
Professor
Phone: 
(209) 756-5731
Education: 
  • Ph.D., 1981 — Purdue University
  • M.S., 1977 — Purdue University
Research Interests: 
  • Health psychology and developmental psychopathology
  • Interactions between behavior and health in children and adolescents
  • Effects of chronic disease or disability on quality of life in childhood
  • Behavioral interventions to improve health and quality of life in children and adolescents
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Background: 

Health psychologist Jan Wallander is an expert on childhood development. Much of his research focuses on how behavioral interventions can improve health and quality of life in children and adolescents. Children with special needs are the core of his research, which includes those with physical and developmental disabilities.