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  Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 02:06:59 PM Thu, 10 Sep 2015 
 Mark A Vosvick
 Contact Information
Mark A Vosvick
Associate Professor-Psychology
Contact address   University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle # 311280, Denton, TX 76203     Office LocationTerrell Hall, Room No.: 369 
Email  vosvick@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-4715   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
  Postdoctoral Fellowship (National Science Research Award) Medical College of Wisconsin - Center for AIDS Intervention Research 2002
Doctor of Philosophy Counseling & Health Psychology (APA Accredited) / “Psychosocial Predictors of Quality of Life in an HIV-positive Population.” Stanford University 2000
Pre-Doctoral Internship Pre-doctoral Internship (APA-Accredited) University of Southern California 1999-2000
Pre-doctoral Fellowship   Palo Alto Veterans Administration/ Dept. of Health Research Development 1998-1999
Master of Education Counseling Psychology Harvard University 1992
Master of Business Administration Finance and Accounting Rutgers University 1984
Bachelor of Arts Russian and East European Studies Yale University 1982
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2015PSYC4300001Psychosocial Issues in HIV/AIDS Download Syllabus
Fall 2015PSYC2317002Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2015PSYC2317001Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Spring 2015PSYC4670001Behavioral & Biopsychosocial Challenges within LGBT Communities Download Syllabus
Spring 2015PSYC2317002Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Fall 2014PSYC4300001Psychosocial Issues in HIV/AIDS Download Syllabus
Fall 2014PSYC2317002Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2014PSYC2317001Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Spring 2014PSYC4670001Behavioral & Biopsychosocial Challenges within LGBT Communities Download Syllabus
Spring 2014PSYC2317002Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Fall 2013PSYC4300001Psychosocial Issues in HIV/AIDS Download Syllabus
Summer 5W1 2013PSYC2317001Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Spring 2013PSYC4670001Behavioral & Biopsychosocial Challenges within LGBT Communities Download Syllabus
Fall 2012PSYC4300001Psychosocial Issues in HIV/AIDS Download Syllabus
Summer 2012PSYC2317001Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Summer 2012EPSY6020001Research Methods in Education  
Summer 2011PSYC2317001Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Spring 2012PSYC4670001Behavioral & Biopsychosocial Challenges within LGBT Download Syllabus
Spring 2011PSYC4670001Behavioral & Biopsychosocial Challenges within LGBT Co Download Syllabus
Spring 2010PSYC4980002Experimental Course87 
Spring 2010PSYC2317001Quantitative Methods380 
Fall 2011PSYC5300001Psychosocial Issues in HIV/AIDS  
Fall 2011PSYC4300001Psychosocial Issues in HIV/AIDS Download Syllabus
Fall 2010PSYC5350002Counseling for Sexual Dysfunction and Other Psychosexu36 
Fall 2009PSYC6760001Psychotherapy Methods and Behavioral Medicine44 
Fall 2009PSYC4300001Psychosocial Issues in HIV/AIDS90 
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Health in LGBT Communities
Primary and Secondary Prevention: HIV/AIDS
Wellness and Quality of Life Research
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2009-PresentCo-DirectorLGBT Studies ProgramCollege of Arts & SciencesUniversity of North Texas
2008-PresentAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Psychology University of North Texas
2010-2011Director of Clinical TrainingHealth Psychology & Behavioral MedicineCollege of Arts & SciencesUniversity of North Texas
2002-2008Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Psychology University of North Texas
2001-2002Adjunct Faculty  Carroll College – Milwaukee, WI
2000-2002Postdoctoral FellowshipDepartment of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine Medical College of Wisconsin
2001Adjunct Faculty  Columbia College of Nursing– Milwaukee, WI
1996-1999Group CounselorDepartment of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine Stanford University
1996-1997Clinic Director Stanford Counseling InstituteStanford University
1995-1997HIV Counselor Cowell Student Health CenterStanford University
1993-1994Crisis Counselor Fenway Community Health CenterBoston, MA
1993Counselor Cambridgeport Problem CenterCambridge, MA
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
  Type  Publications per page   
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  YearPublication  Type
Spirituality, Self-Efficacy and Social Support: Correlates of Psychological QOL in People Living with HIV
Purser M* & Vosvick M
Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Supplement, Vol 45, A-070
Abstracts and Proceedings
Mindfulness and Positive States of Mind: Correlates of Anxiety in the LGBT Community
Wike A* & Vosvick M
Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Supplement, Vol 45, A-213
Abstracts and Proceedings
Coping and Mindfulness: Implications for Anxiety Reduction in LGBT Communitieis
Wike A* & Vosvick M
Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Supplement, Vol 45, A-212
Abstracts and Proceedings
The Roles of Stress and Behavioral Disengagement: Perceived Stigma in HIV-positive Adults
Gomez B*, Chng CL & Vosvick M
Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Vol45B-068
Abstracts and Proceedings
Minority Status, Attachment and Forgiveness as Predictors of Quality of Life
Martin L & Vosvick M
Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Vol. 45, D-086.
Abstracts and Proceedings
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
 Editorial Board Member for The Counseling Psychologist (year 1 of 3)Editorial Board 
 The Counseling PsychologistAd Hoc Reviewing 
 Sex Roles: A Journal of ResearchAd Hoc Reviewing 
 Quality of Life ResearchAd Hoc Reviewing 
 PsychosomaticsAd Hoc Reviewing 
 Psychology and Psychotherapy: TheoryAd Hoc Reviewing 
 Journal of Psychosomatic ResearchAd Hoc Reviewing 
 The Journal of PainAd Hoc Reviewing 
 Journal of Health, Population and NutritionAd Hoc Reviewing 
 Journal of Behavioral MedicineAd Hoc Reviewing 
 Child DevelopmentAd Hoc Reviewing 
 AIDS and BehaviorAd Hoc Reviewing 
 AIDS CareAd Hoc Reviewing 
 Sleep MedicineAd Hoc Reviewing 
toggle toggle Lectures/Symposia
2012Through an Attachment Frame Darkly: Trauma and Well-being of LGBT AdultsPresenterAmerican Psychological Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL
2008Trauma, Stigma and Forgiveness: A Model for Understanding Depression and Quality of Life in HIV+ Adults, paper presented at symposium, Trauma and HIV/AIDS: Implications for Clinical Care, Prevention and Research American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Boston, MA
2005New Trends in Mental Health Research in HIV+ AdultsSymposium ChairAmerican Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC. Discussant, Spiegel D, MD
2005Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors Associated with Stigma in HIV+ Adults: Adherence, Coping, Disclosure, Forgiveness and Gay IdentitySymposium ChairSociety of Behavioral Medicine Annual Convention, Boston, MA
2004Mind, Body and HIV: Psychosocial and Somatic CorrelatesSymposium ChairSociety of Behavioral Medicine Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2010 2010 West MA*, Vosvick M & Chng CL (2010). Perceived Stress in Lesbians and Gay Men: Harrassment, Self-esteem and Social Support. Poster at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.
2010 2010 Logan MA*, Catalano D & Vosvick M (2010). Anger, Loneliness and Positive States of Mind: An Exploration of Resilience in the LGBT Community. Poster at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.
2010 2010 Rodriquez JE*, Vosvick M & Chng CL (2010). Stress Correlates in HIV+ Adults: Stigma, Mindfulness and Social Support. Poster at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2008-2009Project Health: Wellness & Health-related Behaviors in LGBT Communities $5,000OtherActive
2008-2009Extramural Travel Grant: NIH Training $500OtherCompleted
2008Caring for Dying Children with AIDS and Their Families in Togo: Perspectives of Families and Healthcare providers. (Co-I)Healthcare Research and Quality$270,000Co-PIPending
2007-2008Forgiveness: A Pilot Study of Forgiveness with HIV+ Men $5,000OtherCompleted
2006-2007Forgiveness: A Randomized Clinical Pilot Study of HIV+ Women $5,000OtherCompleted
2005-2006Growing Up Positive: Adolescent Health and HIV $4,920OtherCompleted
2003-2004UNT Supplemental Research Grant $645OtherCompleted
2003-2004Complementary and Alternative Medicine Usage in HIV Communities $3,500OtherCompleted
2003Junior Faculty Summer Grant for Center Development $5,000OtherCompleted
2002-2003HIV-related Stigma and Health $4,000OtherCompleted
2002-2003Psychosocial Determinants of Risky Behavior in HIV CommunitiesUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Grant$8,500OtherCompleted
1998Pre-doctoral Research Grant to Support Dissertation ResearchNational Veterans Administration$18,000OtherCompleted
1998Disseration Research GrantMcDaniel Foundation$2,000OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2011-2012HIV in African American Community: A Community Based Participatory Research ProjectUNT Office of Research$7,500OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
2010NIH/NIMHD Special Emphasis PanelHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
2010NIH/NICHD Conference PanelHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
2010NIH RC4 Building Sustainable Community-linked Infrastructure To Enable Health Science ResearchHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
2010Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual ConventionHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
2009NIH/NCMHD Special Emphasis PanelHIV/AIDS- Minority Health
2009NIH/NICHD Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group Community Based Participatory ResearchHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
2008NIH Partners in Research Program Review PanelHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
2007NIH/NCMHHD Review PanelHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
2007Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual ConventionSpirituality and Health
2007American Psychological Association - Society for the Psychology of WomenHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
2005NIH/National Center for Minority Health & Health DisparitiesHIV/AIDS - Minority Health
toggle toggle Affiliations
 Member (1999 – present)
Society of Behavioral Medicine
 Member (2008-present)
Association of Psychological Science
 Member (1997 – present)
American Psychological Association
toggle toggle Teaching
Abnormal Psychology

Introduction to Counseling Methods from a Multicultural Perspective

Maladaptive coping and Pain

Patient Sexual Orientation – Sensitivity in the Medical Clinic

Personality Theory and Assessment

Psychological Testing and Assessment

Research Methods and Design

Sexual Orientations and the Patient

Theory and Practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

University of North Texas Graduate/Group Psychotherapy for Medically-based Populations

University of North Texas Graduate/Practicum

University of North Texas Graduate/Psychotherapy Methods and Behavioral Medicine

University of North Texas Graduate/Sexual Function and Dysfunction

University of North Texas UG/ Quantitative Research Methods

University of North Texas UG/Health Psychology

University of North Texas UG/LGBT Psychosocial Health

University of North Texas UG/Personality

University of North Texas UG/Psychosocial Issues in HIV/AIDS (with graduate listing)

toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2009Student Government Association Award – Honors ProfessorStudent Government Association Award
2009Appointed member of the NIH Center Scientific Review (CSR) National Registry of Reviewers 
2008-2010Awarded Membership in APA’s Cyber Mentoring Program, Funded by NIHFunded by NIH
2006Nominated for the Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Teaching Award and the L.H. Shelton Excellence in Teaching Award 
2003Special Citation for a Paper awarded by the Society of Behavioral Medicine 
2000-2005National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program Award 
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
2010-2011Faculty SenateVice Chair 
2009NIH Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group Community Based Participatory Research/10 ZHD1 DSR-M (92)Panelist 
2009-2011Senate Committee on the Status of LGBT Faculty at UNTChair 
2009University Scholars Day Planning CommitteeMember 
2008University of Illinois NIH Regional Seminar: Program Funding and Grants Administration
2008NIH Partners in Research Program Review PanelPanelist 
2008-2011University of North TexasFaculty Senator 
2008-2010Faculty Council  
2008-2010Representative to the CAS Chairs’ Committee  
2008-2009Committee on Equity & Diversity of GLBT Communities at UNTMember 
2008-2009Committee on First Year SeminarsMember 
2008National Science Foundation (NSF) Program in Social Science Research Methods for UndergraduatesMember 
20072 NIH Review Panels, National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities June and December, 2007Panelist 
2007-2009Quantitative Search Committee  
2006University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterSummer Institute: Sleeping Eating &Physical Activity: A Focus on Health Behavior (NIH Funded – Competitive)Mind-Body Center
2006-2007Healthcare Diversity Summit – Office of Diversity  
2006-Ad hoc Committee on Research and Practice in the Psychology Clinic  
2006-Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement ProgramAdvisory Board member 
2005University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterSummer Institute: Basic Pathways Linking Behavior & Disease (NIH Funded-Competitive)Mind-Body Center
2005-2008Society of Behavioral Medicine, Special Interest Group: Spirituality & HealthReviewer 
2005NIH Review Panel, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities 2005, Bethesda, MarylandPanelist 
2005-2007Division 17 Special Task Group on Early Career PsychologistsMember 
2005-2006APA Task Force on Mentoring 2005 - 2006, Washington, DC. Appointed by APA president, Gerald KoocherMember 
2004Sten Corporation/ Marin County, CABiofeed Training 
2004Society of Behavioral Medicine, Division of HIV/AIDS ResearchReviewer 
2004Texas Department of Health, Bureau of HIV/STD Prevention – Ryan White CARE Act Title II State Direct Services for Underserved and Emerging Populations 2004Grant Reviewer 
2004-2006Undergraduate Curriculum Committee  
2004-Institutional Review BoardMember 
2003-2007Division 35, Society for the Psychology of WomenReviewer 
2003-Undergraduate Committee  
2003-2004APA Accreditation Committee  
2003-2005Applied Training Unit Committee  
2003-Undergraduate Minor Program in Human SexualityBoard Member 
2002-Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine Program Committee  
2002-2004Health Psychology & Behavioral MedicineSearch Committee 
1999-2000Division 17, Health Psychology Pre-ConferenceConference Consultant 
1998“Groups, Health and Disease: Psychosocial Models for Intervention”APA Pre-Conference Conference Coordinator 
1998Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program, Stanford UniversityAdmissions Committee 
1996American Association of Higher Education, Course Portfolio Conference,” Aptos, CAConference Coordinator 
1996-1997Psychological Studies in Education Faculty, Stanford UniversityRepresentative 
 Founder and Director of the Center for Psychosocial Health Research  
 UNT-Multidisciplinary research center with colleagues from departments of Anthropology  
 Health Promotion  
 UNT Health Sciences Campusfocuses on primary and secondary HIV prevention and on LGBT Health from a biopsychosocial model. www.unt.edu/cph 
toggle toggle Additional Information
Postdoctoral research duties included grant writing, research development & design, data analysis and manuscript preparation, providing counseling interventions and clinical consultation.

Predoctoral research training was obtained at:
Predoctoral research training was obtained at: -Dept of Health Services Research & Development, Palo Alto Veterans Administration - Dept of Psychiatry, Stanford University Stanford Health Enhancement Project - Family Therapy Program, Palo Alto Veterans Administration -National Center for Post-Secondary Improvement, Stanford University

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