Ryan Joseph Marek

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology

Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Professional Bio

Ryan Marek, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (SHSU-COM). He teaches medical students, engages in an active program of research, serves as an associated editor and consulting editor for both medical and psychological peer-reviewed journals, and has a practice at SHSU Physicians. Dr. Marek’s program of research is focused on understanding how psychological factors contribute to medical outcomes. He has over 49 peer-reviewed publications mostly focused on pre-surgical psychological evaluations and how they predict various outcomes. Dr. Marek uses his research to help patients manage risk factors prior to and after surgery to help them achieve good outcomes.

Institution/Organization

Parent: Sam Houston State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

936.202.5294

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Education

Kent State University 2017

Ph.D.

Interest Group

Health Psychology, Education and Training

Practice Assessment Activity Areas

Outpatient, Health

Practice Assessment Populations Served

Adult, Other