Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Psychological Sciences
Director of the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy
Deaprtment of Psychological Sciences
Dr. Jeffrey Fisher is a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut and he is the founding Director of its Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy. He has an extensive background in Health behavior change research, health behavior change theory, and health behavior change intervention design, implementation and evaluation, and has published extensively in these domains. He is the co-author of the Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IMB) model of health behavior change, which has been widely adopted internationally in the context of conceptual and intervention work on health behavior change. He has designed, implemented, and evaluated effective health behavior change interventions in multiple populations, and in multiple health domains, with an emphasis on HIV prevention interventions in populations at risk for HIV. His work has also focused on increasing adherence to medications, an area in which he has published conceptual and intervention research. His interventions have been widely disseminated.