David W. Wetter, Ph.D.
David W. Wetter, Ph.D., is a Professor and the Elma W. Schneider Chair in the Department of Psychology at Rice University. His work is targeted at eliminating inequities in health-related behavior through translational research. Specific research foci include: theoretical models of addictive and cancer risk behaviors; the development and evaluation of theoretically-based interventions; and, translational research to implement and disseminate those interventions in real world settings. His research spans the continuum from cells to society, and focuses on high-risk and underserved populations, with a major focus on low socioeconomic status individuals, minorities, and women.
With the Trimbos Institute, Dr. Wetter is working to identify the determinants of tobacco use and specific interventions that can help contribute to tobacco control.