Robert  Turrisi 

 Robert Turrisi

Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Prevention Research Center; Professor-in-Charge of the Graduate Program

Contact Information

210 Biobehavioral Health Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-863-7525

Teaching Interests

Applications in biobehavioral health.

Research Interests

  • Parent-adolescent relationships; Alcohol and substance use prevention
  • Skin cancer prevention

Prevention Research to Optimize (PRO) Health Lab Web Pages


Ph.D., University of Albany-State University of New York, 1988

Center Affiliations

  • Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development

Strategic Themes

  • Human Development
  • Domains of Health and Behavior