Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychology
2219 North Kenmore Avenue, Byrne 532
Chicago, IL 60614-3504
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B.A. Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1994
M.A. Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1997
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, 2002
Major Areas of Interest
- Treatment of youth depression and the delivery of evidence-based interventions into community settings such as schools and mental health clinics
- Etiology and correlates of mental health problems across cultural groups in the United States, including among Latino and immigrant groups
Representative Sample of Publications
Polo, A. J. & López, S. R. (2009). Culture, context, and the internalizing distress of Mexican American youth. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Suárez, L., Polo, A. J., & Chen, C., & Alegría, M. (2009). The prevalence, course, and correlates of childhood-onset anxiety disorders among Latinos and Non-Latino whites in the United States. Psicología Conductual (Behavioural Psychology).
Huey, S. J. & Polo, A. J. (2008). Evidence-based psychosocial treatments for ethnic minority youth. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37, 262-301.
Alegría, M., Polo, A. J. , Gao, S., Santana, L., Rothstein, D., Lyons, M., Jimenez, A., Mendieta, F., & Oddo, V. (2008). Evaluation of a patient activation and empowerment intervention in mental health care. Medical Care, 46, 247-256.