Patricia Cavazos-Rehg

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Additional Titles & Roles


  • Director, Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation Scholar, Institute for Public Health
  • Scholar, Institute for Public Health

Education & Training


  • PhD: State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, 2004
  • BA: University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1998

Research Interests


Research interests include mental health epidemiology and understanding how policy and social media shape health risk behaviors of young people.

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Key Publications


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Funded Research Projects


NIDA(PI):Building on Bridging the Gap: Environmental Influences on Teen Substance Use
NIDA(PI):Implications of Social Media Content and Engagement for Alcohol and Marijuana Use
NIMH(PI):Understanding Depression Displays on Twitter and Identifying Ways to Intervene
NIMH(PI):Investigating the Promotion of Eating Disorders on Twitter: Implications for Online Intervention