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Lance Weinhardt, PhD

Professor and Associate Dean for Research
Community & Behavioral Health Promotion
(414) 227-5139
Zilber 441

PhD, Clinical Psychology, Syracuse University
MS, Clinical Psychology, Syracuse University
BS, Psychology, Indiana State University


 Dr. Lance Weinhardt’s primary research focus is in developing effective primary and secondary HIV-prevention interventions that can be implemented widely in resource-poor settings. His work has been conducted in Milwaukee, South Africa, and Malawi. In a recent study, he is examining the effects of sustainable economic development programs on food security and health outcomes in sub Saharan Africa. Dr. Weinhardt’s wider interests include how social, economic, and behavioral approaches can be combined to increase resilience and reduce disease in resource-poor settings. He has also begun focusing his efforts on LGBT health, particularly with transgender and gender nonconforming youth.