Michael G Perri

Michael G Perri Ph.D.

DEAN

Department: HP-OFFICE OF THE DEAN
Business Phone: (352) 273-6214
Business Email: mperri@phhp.ufl.edu

About Michael G Perri

Michael G. Perri, PhD, ABPP, is the Dean of the College of Public Health and Health Professions and the Robert G. Frank Endowed Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology. Dr. Perri was appointed Dean in 2009, after serving as interim dean for two years. Under his leadership, the college has grown from 1,700 to 2,505 students and has expanded its academic portfolio to include a doctorate of occupational therapy, PhD programs and concentrations in biostatistics, environmental and global health, epidemiology, One Health, public health, social and behavioral sciences, an online Masters of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Public Health. Dr. Perri’s research focuses on health promotion and disease prevention through changes in diet and physical activity. He has contributed to more than 185 publications and has been the principal investigator or co-investigator for more than $60 million in research grants and contracts. Dr. Perri is an elected fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the Obesity Society. He is the recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Samuel M. Turner Award for Distinguished Contributions to Applied Research in Clinical Psychology and the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Distinguished Research Mentor Award.

Publications

2014 Obesity (Silver Spring)
2014 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
2014 Journals of Gerontology Series A-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
2013 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
2012 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
2011 Annals of Behavioral Medicine
2010 Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews
2008 Journals of Gerontology Series A-Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
2004 Journal of Addictive Disorders
2001 Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings
2001 Outlook: A Quarterly Newsletter of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Summer
1999 Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
1997 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
1993 Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention
1992 International Journal of Eating Disorders
1989 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
1988 Psychology of Addictive Behaviors
1988 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
1987 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
1984 Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

Grants

July 2019ACTIVE
Evaluation of an Adaptive Intervention for Weight Loss Maintenance
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK ·
March 2018ACTIVE
BAYESIAN APPROACHES FOR MISSINGNESS AND CAUSALITY IN CANCER AND BEHAVIOR STUDIES
NATL INST OF HLTH NCI · Project Manager
April 2016 – March 2017
Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
NATL INST OF HLTH NIA · Project Manager
August 2015ACTIVE
Escalating Proportion of Weight-Loss Maintainers Via Modules Prior to Weight Loss
STANFORD UNIV · Principal Investigator
June 2015ACTIVE
Fixed Versus Variable Energy Reduction During Behavioral Obesity Treatment
UNIV OF ALABAMA BIRMINGHAM · Principal Investigator
April 2015 – March 2016
Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
NATL INST OF HLTH NIA · Project Manager
January 2015ACTIVE
Midwestern Collaborative for Treating Obesity in Rural Primary Care
UNIV OF KANSAS MEDICAL CTR · Principal Investigator
April 2014 – February 2017
Bayesian approaches for missingness and causality in cancer and behavior studies
UNIV OF TEXAS AUSTIN · Principal Investigator
August 2013ACTIVE
Rural Lifestyle Eating and Activity Program (Rural LEAP)
NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI · Principal Investigator
August 2011 – May 2016
Group Phone-Based Weight Control Among Rural Breast Canc
UNIV OF KANSAS MEDICAL CTR · Principal Investigator

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6214
Emails:
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100185
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
Physical:
101 NEWELL DR STE 4101
GAINESVILLE, FL 32611