Adrian Aguilera, PhD

Associate Adjunct Professor

Center for Vulnerable Populations

Adrian Aguilera, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist, is Assistant Professor in the School of Social Welfare at UC Berkeley and Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFGH), where he directs the Latino Mental Health Research Program. Dr. Aguilera’s research emphasizes digital health equity, utilizing digital technologies to improve health and mental health in low-income and underserved populations. His most recent work has been the development and testing of an automated text messaging based companion to cognitive behavioral treatment for depression with the goal increasing engagement and improving outcomes. He will be expanding his work to develop a personalized mobile intervention to increase physical activity in comorbid depression and diabetes. He is excited to join CVP and help move its mission of helping the most vulnerable forward!