* Dr. Kim Pulvers is a clinical health psychologist and Associate Professor at California State University San Marcos. Dr. Pulvers received her Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology and Master of Public Health from the University of Kansas, and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Pulvers' current research focuses on tobacco and marijuana use, with a focus on emerging products such as electronic cigarettes, and college smoke and tobacco free policies. Areas of interest include addressing health disparities and identifying modifiable psychological, social, and behavioral factors linked with substance use. Dr. Pulvers also conducts evaluations for community programs focused on improving health and well-being.
The Clinical Health Psychology Lab is composed of graduate and undergraduate students, and post baccalaureate trainees. We are a collaborative team and use a peer-mentoring model under the guidance of Dr. Pulvers, which provides valuable leadership opportunities to students. This lab is active in providing opportunities for students to develop and test research questions for presentation at scientific or local conferences.
If you are interested in joining the Pulvers Lab, please see the Prospective Students tab. *NOW ACCEPTING GRADUATE STUDENTS