Luis H. Zayas, PhD
Dr. Zayas, a licensed psychologist and social worker, has more than 25 years of clinical experience with adolescents and families. The emphasis of his work is on psychosocial intervention and familial interactions in Hispanic communities. He has conducted research focused on the plight of citizen-children whose parents are being deported and the sociocultural and developmental processes that influence suicidal behavior among adolescent Latinas.
- Dean and Centennial Professor in Leader for Community, Professional and Corporate Excellence, University of Texas at Austin
- Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor of Social Work, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
- Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis
- Director, Center for Latino Family Research, Washington University in St. Louis
- PhD, 1986, Columbia University, Developmental Psychology
- Hausmann-Stabile, C., Zayas, L. H., Nolle, A. P., & Cintron, S. (2012). Means, intent, lethality, behaviors, and psychiatric diagnoses in Latina adolescent suicide attempters. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 43(3), 241-248.
- Nolle, A. P., Gulbas, L., Kuhlber, J. A., & Zayas, L. H. (2012). Sacrifice for the sake of the family: Expressions of familism by Latina teens in the context of suicide. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 82(3), 319-327.
- Pena, J. B., Zayas, L. H., Cabrera-Nguyen, P., & Vega, W. A. (2012). U.S. cultural involvement and its association with suicidal behavior among youths in the Dominican Republic. American Journal of Public Health, 102(4), 664-671.
- Hausmann-Stabile, C., Zayas, L. H., Hauser, D., Carvajal, C., Mejia, C., & Nieves, D. (2011). Challenges and solutions for Latin American-trained international medical graduates in psychiatry residency. International Journal of Mental Health, 40(3), 29-40.
- Zayas, L. H., Hausmann-Stabile, C., & Kuhlberg, J. A. (2011). Can mother-daughter relations reduce the chance of a suicide attempt among Latinas? Depression Research and Treatment, 2011, 1-7.
- Achieving Clinician Uptake
- Anchored in the Clinical World
- Directing an R13 on Adapting Interventions
- Disparate Cultural Constructs
- Dust Yourself Off
- R13s Require Experience
- Surrounded by the Best Minds
- The Process of Cultural Tailoring
- Training Clinicians to Tailor Interventions