Robert G. Frank, PhD
As a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow, Robert G. Frank, PhD, served in the office of Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) for two years. Frank was selected as the twenty-first President of the University of New Mexico in January 2012. He has served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Kent State University since July 2007. Frank is the former dean of the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. In 2011, he was appointed by the United States Department of Defense to the Defense Health Board, a federal advisory committee to the Secretary of Defense.
Frank holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of New Mexico. He is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is past president of the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology of the American Psychological Association, and a fellow in rehabilitation psychology, clinical psychology, and health psychology. Frank’s scholarship focuses on the areas of psychological adjustment to catastrophic injury and health.