Susan Totorelo Emery, Ph.D.
Susan Totorelo Emery, Ph.D., has been awarded the Douglas B. Kirby Award for Adolescent Research. Emery is a professor of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. She is also director of the Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research as well as director of The University of Texas Prevention Research Center. Emery has more than 20 years of experience conducting research on risk and protective behaviors regarding adolescent physical and mental health.