Frank R Dillon, PhD
Ph.D. University of Missouri
M.A. Boston College,
B. S. Hofstra University
Dr. Frank Dillon’s research addresses health disparities and mental health issues affecting Latinos and other racial, ethnic, and sexual minority groups in the United States. His principal research interests are (1) studying cultural and social determinants of health including substance use disorders and HIV risk behaviors, (2) developing culturally relevant and valid psychosocial measures, and (3) promoting multicultural competent counseling interventions and education.
Dr. Frank Dillon joined the Counseling and Counseling Psychology faculty at Arizona State University in Fall 2017. He received a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2002. Since 2002, he has studied health disparities and mental health issues affecting Latinos and other racial, ethnic, and sexual minority groups in the United States. He has published on these topics in outlets such as theJournal of Counseling Psychology, The Counseling Psychologist, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, and AIDS Care – among others. He also has received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health to study cultural and social determinants of health among Latinos in the US. He is a member of the National Hispanic Science Network, College of Problems of Drug Dependence, and the American Psychological Association. He also has served serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, and The Counseling Psychologist.