Touro College School of Health Sciences
Dr. Joseph Indelicato is a Director of the undergraduate psychology department at the School of Health Science. He graduated from Hunter College with a BS in Sociology and from Fordham University with a master’s degree in Social Work in 1976. His master's thesis focus on the techniques to increase patient compliance. He earned doctorate in psychology in Applied Research and Program Evaluation at Hofstra University 1987. He is Director of Research for the American Association of Bariatric Counselors.He is a member of the American Diabetes Association African American Action committee, working on studying the effects of diabetes on cognition and medication compliance, and improve awareness of the effects of diabetes on cognition.He also worked as a forensic psychologist and has testified in over a hundred court cases, on issues as varied as child custody to neurological damage. He chaired the Health Sciences Institutional Review Board at Touro College for nine years until June of 2016. He currently heads the Touro College Research Collaborative.
Dr. Indelicato’s current research interests include research methodology, patient compliance, pain management, bariatrics, and statistics.