Art Nezu, PhD is Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Professor of Medicine, and Professor of Community Health & Prevention at Drexel University. He also serves as the Director of the Clinical Health Psychology major area of study for the clinical psychology doctoral program. Nezu is currently Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Associate Editor for Archives of Scientific Psychology, and Associate Editor for the American Psychologist. He is an elected Fellow of numerous professional associations and is board certified in three professional psychology specialties (behavioral and cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, clinical health psychology) by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Professor Nezu has received numerous awards from various professional organizations, including the Florence Halpern Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Profession of Clinical Psychology by the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of APA). In 2013, based on his efforts to promote diversity and multiculturalism in professional psychology, the American Board of Professional Psychology named an annual dissertation award in his honor (Arthur M Nezu, PhD, ABPP Outstanding Dissertation Award). In 2014, Nezu received an Honorary Doctoral Degree (Doctor of Humane Letters) from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is best known for his work as the co-developer of Problem-Solving Therapy and co-author of the Social Problem-Solving Inventory-Revised. He is a member of numerous APA task forces and committees, serves as a consultant to the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, and the Air Force, and was previously president of several professional associations including the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the American Board of Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology. His research has been funded by the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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