Joshua C. Klapow, Ph.D.

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Introduction Dr. Klapow is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a member of the South Central Center for Public Health Preparedness. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Klapow is a behavioral science consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO), and the is the author of more than 100 professional articles, abstracts, and book chapters in the area of behavioral medicine and health psychology. He is also the author of “Living SMART: 5 Essential Skills to Change Your Health Habits Forever” a consumer focused book on lifestyle change. In addition to his academic pursuits, Dr. Klapow writes and hosts the weekly television segments “Healthy Habits” and “The Healthy Action Minute” on the ABC affiliate in Birmingham. He is also the resident psychologist for ClearChannel Communications- Magic 96.5FM – The Rob and Shannon Morning Show. He has been interviewed by a variety of national print outlets including; Self, Men’s Health, Women’s Day, Women’s Health, Prevention, Redbook, Shape, and Fitness.