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Ricardo F. Muñoz, Ph.D.

 

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ricardo.munoz@ucsf.edu
(415) 206-5214 (voice)
(415) 206-8942 (fax)

Box 0852, UCSF; San Francisco, CA 94143-0852

Education
  • Stanford University, Stanford, CA, AB, 1972, Psychology
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, MA, 1975, Clinical Psychology
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, PhD, 1977, Clinical Psychology
Professional Experience

1977-present

Assistant Professor to Professor, UC San Francisco, Dept of Psychiatry, SFGH

1985-1990

Founding Director, Depression Clinic, San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH)

1987-present

Chief Psychologist, San Francisco General Hospital

1992-present

Director, UCSF Clinical Psych Training Program (clinical/research fellowship)

1993-present

Director, UCSF/SFGH Latino Mental Health Research Program
Selected Academic Honors and Awards
1972 Phi Beta Kappa; A.B. with Distinction & Departmental Honors in Psychology (Stanford)
1983-1994 National Institute of Mental Health, Member of various Review Groups
1984 Health Promotion Award, Nat'l Coalition of Hispanic Mental Health & Human Services Organizations
1988 Fellow, American Psychological Association (Divisions 27 and 45)
1991 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award, University of California, San Francisco
1992-1994 Institute of Medicine, Member, Committee on Prevention of Mental Disorders
1994 Fellow, American Psychological Society
1994 Lela Rowland Prevention Award, National Mental Health Association
1991-1996 Institute of Medicine, Board Member, Div. of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
2001 George Sarlo Teaching Award, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF
2001 National Institute of Mental Health, Co-chair: Psychosocial Intervention Development Workgroup Breaking Ground, Breaking Through: Developing a Strategic Plan For Mood Disorders Research
2001- present National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association: Scientific Advisory Board
2003- present Editorial Board, Annual Review of Clinical Psychology
Various Invited Speaker: Chile, Finland, Perú, Puerto Rico, Mexico, The Netherlands, Spain
Various Intervention manuals have been adopted widely, and translated to: Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, German, Norwegian, and Finnish
Selected Books
  • Muñoz RF, Snowden LR, Kelly, JG, et al. (1979). Social and psychological research in community settings: Designing and conducting programs for social and personal well-being. SF: Jossey-Bass.
  • Muñoz RF (Ed., 1987). Depression prevention: Research directions. Washington, DC: Hemisphere.
  • Lewinsohn PM, Muñoz RF, Youngren MA & Zeiss A (1992). Control Your Depression. NY: Fireside Books.
  • Muñoz RF & Ying YW (1993). The Prevention of Depression. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Miller WR & Muñoz RF (2005). Controlling Your Drinking. (NY: Guilford).
Selected Publications
  • Muñoz RF (1993). The prevention of depression: Current research and practice. Applied & Preventive Psychology, 2, 21-33.
  • Hall SM, Muñoz RF & Reus VI (1994).  Cognitive-behavioral intervention increases abstinence rates for depressive-history smokers.  Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 62(1), 141-146.
  • Muñoz RF, Hollon SD, McGrath E, Rehm LP & VandenBos GR (1994). On the AHCPR Depression in Primary Care Guidelines: Further considerations for practitioners. American Psychologist, 49(1), 42-61.
  • Muñoz RF, Ying YW, Bernal G, Perez-Stable EJ, Sorensen JL, Hargreaves WA, Miranda J & Miller LS (1995). Prevention of depression with primary care patients: A randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Community Psychology, 23(2), 199-222.
  • Miranda J, Azocar F, Organista KC, Muñoz RF & Lieberman AF (1996). Recruiting and retaining low-income Latinos in psychotherapy research. J Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64(5), 868-874.
  • Muñoz RF, Mrazek PJ & Haggerty RJ (1996). Institute of Medicine Report on Prevention of Mental Disorders: Summary and commentary. American Psychologist, 51, 1116-1122.
  • Muñoz RF, Van-Oss Marin, B, Posner SF & Perez-Stable EJ (1997). Mood management mail intervention increases abstinence rates for Spanish-speaking Latino smokers. Am J Community Psychology,25(3),325-43.
  • Muñoz RF, McQuaid JR, González G, Dimas J & Rosales V (1999). Depression screening in a women's clinic: Using automated Spanish- and English-language voice recognition. J of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 67(4), 502-10.
  • Tsoh JY, Humfleet GL, Muñoz RF, Reus VI, Hartz DT & Hall SM (2000). Development of major depression after treatment for smoking cessation. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157, 368-74.
  • Muñoz RF, Le HN & Ghosh Ippen C (2000). We should screen for major depression. Applied and Preventive Psychology, 9, 143-52.
  • Hall SM, Humfleet GL, Reus VI, Muñoz RF, Hartz D, & Maude-Griffin R (2002). Psychological intervention and antidepressant treatment in smoking cessation. Archives of General Psychiatry, 59, 930-936.
  • Hollon, S. D., Muñoz, R. F., Barlow, D. H., Beardslee, W., Bell, C. C., Bernal, G., Clarke, G. N., Franciosi, L. P., Kazdin, A. E., Kohn, L., Linehan, M. M., Markowitz, J. C., Miklowitz, D. J., Persons, J. B., Niederehe, G., & Sommers, D. (2002). Psychosocial Intervention Development for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression: Promoting Innovation and Increasing Access. Biological Psychiatry, 52, 610-630.
  • Muñoz, R. F., Le, H. N., Clarke, G., & Jaycox, L. (2002). Preventing the onset of major depression. In I. H. Gotlib & C. L. Hammen (Eds.). Handbook of Depression (pp. 343-359). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Le, H. N., Muñoz, R. F., Ghosh Ippen, C., & Stoddard, J. (2003, September 15). Treatment is not enough: We must prevent major depression in women. Prevention & Treatment, 6, Article 10. Retrieved October 16, 2003.
  • Lenert, L., Muñoz, R. F. , Stoddard, J. L., Delucchi, K., Bansod, A., Skoczen, S., & P.rez-Stable, E. J. (2003). Design and pilot evaluation of an Internet smoking cessation program. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 10(1), 16-20.
  • Haas AL, Muñoz RF, Humfleet GL, Reus VI, Hall SM (2004).  Influences of mood, depression history, and treatment modality on outcomes in smoking cessation. J Consult Clin Psychol.; 72(4):563-70.
  • Le HN, Muñoz RF, Soto J, Delucchi K, & Ghosh Ippen C (2004). Identification of risk for onset of major depressive episodes during pregnancy and postpartum. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 26(4), 463-482.
  • Urizar GG Jr, Milazzo M, Le HN, Delucchi K, Sotelo R, Muñoz RF (2004).  Impact of stress reduction instructions on stress and cortisol levels during pregnancy. Biol Psychol.; 67(3):275-82.
  • Lenert L, Muñoz RF, Perez JE, Bansod A (2004).  Automated e-mail messaging as a tool for improving quit rates in an internet smoking cessation intervention. J Am Med Inform Assoc.; 11(4):235-40. Epub 2004 Apr 2.
  • Hall SM, Humfleet GL, Reus VI, Muñoz RF, Cullen J (2004).  Extended nortriptyline and psychological treatment for cigarette smoking. Am J Psychiatry; 161(11):2100-7.
  • Stoddard J, Delucchi K, Muñoz R, Collins N, Stable EP, Augustson E, Lenert L (2005).  Smoking cessation research via the internet: a feasibility study. J Health Commun.; 10(1):27-41.
  • Muñoz RF (2005). La depresión y la salud de nuestros pueblos. [Depression and the health of our communities]. Salud Mental, 28(4), 1-9.
  • Muñoz RF and Mendelson T (2005). "Toward evidence-based interventions for diverse populations: The San Francisco General Hospital prevention and treatment manuals". Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 73, 790-799.
  • Muñoz RF, Lenert LL, Delucchi K, Stoddard J, Pérez JE, Penilla C, Pérez-Stable EJ (2006). Toward evidence-based Internet interventions: A Spanish/English Web site for international smoking cessation trials. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 8. 77-87.
  • Muñoz RF, Le HN, Ghosh Ippen C, Diaz MA, Urizar GG, Soto J, Mendelson T, Delucchi K, Lieberman AF (in press). Prevention of postpartum depression in low-income women: Development of the Mamás y Bebés/Mothers and Babies Course.  Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.
  • "Reaching out from the barrio" (APA Monitor on Psychology, February 2002) 
  • "Psychology lessons that transcend generations" (Stanford Magazine, July/August 2005)






Updated: December 9, 2012