Dori Pekmezi
2022 -

Roles within ISPAH

Communications |
2022 -


Region: The Americas
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Job Title: Professor


Dr. Pekmezi is licensed clinical psychologist and Professor in the Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at LSU and then a two year NIH-funded cardiovascular behavioral medicine T32 postdoctoral research fellowship at Brown Medical School. Dr. Pekmezi joined the faculty at UAB in 2009. Her research program focuses on using behavioral theory and innovative technology to promote physical activity in underserved/at risk populations.


physical activity promotion, health communication, technology, behavioral theory, health disparities


tennis, hiking, cooking, watching her 3 sons play soccer.
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