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Manuel Gonzales IV, B.S.

Pronouns: Manuel

Doctoral Student

SDSU / UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology
Behavioral Medicine

San Diego


Areas of Research

Mental Health Disparities, Physical Health Disparities, Hispanic/Latinos, Cultural Factors, Culturally Adapted Interventions, Prevention Efforts


Manuel is interested in mental and physical health disparities among Hispanic/Latinos and cultural factors that influence these disparities. He is also interested in developing and testing culturally adapted intervention/prevention efforts.


Kristen Wells, PhD, MPH., SDSU


  1. Bachelor’s degree- Clinical Psychology
    San Diego State University
  1. Gonzales, M. IV., & Blashill, A. J. (2018). Depressive symptoms and indoor tanning among U.S. Hispanic adolescents: Results from a nationally representative sample. Health Psychology, 37, 24-27.
  1. San Diego State University/ University of California, San Diego University Graduate Fellowship ($25,000) 2019
  2. San Diego State University’s Most Outstanding Graduate in Psychology Award 2019
  3. California State Universities Trustees’ Award for Outstanding Achievement Ali C. Razi Scholar ($12,000) 2018
  4. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Sexual and Gender Minority Special Interest Group Student Poster Award 2018
  5. Society of Behavioral Medicine Citation Award 2018
  6. California State University’s Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship recipient ($3,000) 2017
  7. National Institutes of Minority Health Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholar 2017-2019