Brian J. Arizmendi, Ph.D.

  1. Psychologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Brian Arizmendi, Ph.D. is a Clinical Health Psychologist with specialties in:

  • Psychogastroenterology (e.g., disorders of the gut-brain interaction, coping with chronic GI illness)
  • Coping with chronic illness
  • Pre-surgical evaluation
  • Prolonged grief

His area of research includes investigating the impact of Prolonged Grief Disorder on health and physiological functioning, along with clinical research on optimizing implementation of evidence-based health interventions in medical clinics.

  1. 2019
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - Clinical Psychology - Primary Care Mental Health Integration & Medical PsychologyPhoenix VA Health Care System
  2. 2018
    Doctor of Philosophy - Psychology; Health PsychologyUniversity of Arizona
  3. 2018
    Internship - Clinical Psychology - Behavioral MedicineVA Palo Alto Health Care System
  4. 2014
    MA - Clinical PsychologyUniversity of Arizona

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    ABPP Scholarship - Early Career AwardAmerican Academy of Clinical Health Psychology
  2. 2016
    Graduate and Professional Student Council Research and Project Grant University of Arizona
  3. 2015
    Graduate and Professional Student Council Research and Project Grant - Symposium PresentationUniversity of Arizona
  4. 2015
    Graduate and Professional Student Council Research and Project Grant - Symposium PresentationUniversity of Arizona
  5. 2013
    Graduate and Professional Student Council Research and Project Grant - Symposium PresentationUniversity of Arizona
  6. 2010
    Honor's Thesis - VanderWeele Fund Student Research Grant Occidental College
  7. 2009
    Honor's Thesis - Academic Student Project Research Grant Occidental College

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberThe Rome Foundation
  2. 2020 - present
    Board MemberArizona Psychology Foundation
  3. 2019 - present
    MemberArizona Psychological Association
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberTraining Committee, Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHCS)
  5. 2018 - present
    MemberAssociation of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHCS)
  6. 2018 - present
    Intern RepresentativePsychology Service Evaluation Committee, VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  7. 2016
    ParticipantFocus Group, Coalition for the Advancement and Application of Psychological Science (CAAPS)
  8. 2016 - present
    MemberDivision 38 - Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberSociety of Behavioral Medicine
  10. 2016 - present
    MemberThe Dana Foundation
  11. 2015 - 2017
    Campus RepresentativeAmerican Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), University of Arizona
  12. 2013 - 2015
    MemberColloquium Committee, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona
  13. 2013 - 2015
    Student RepresentativeBoard of Directors, Southern Arizona Psychological Association (SAPA)

Publications