Virginia Gil-Rivas Ph.D.


Affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Gil-Rivas is a developmental health psychologist specializing in research and interventions for marginalized populations. Her work includes culturally appropriate lifestyle interventions for binge eating and studying successful adjustment in individuals facing major negative life events. She serves on editorial boards and is a member of several health interest groups. Additionally, she is the director at large of the Global Alliance for Behavioral and Social Justice.