Maria Marquine, PhD
Maria J. Marquine, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego (UCSD). She is originally from Uruguay and earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology (neuropsychology emphasis) from the University of Arizona. She completed postdoctoral studies in clinical neuropsychology at Duke University Medical Center and subsequently held a faculty position as a clinical neuropsychologist at Rush University Medical Center. She joined UCSD in July 2012 to complete a T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and became faculty at UCSD in July 2015.
Dr. Marquine’s broad research interests center on identifying psychosocial and biomedical determinants of neurocognitive and mental health among older Hispanics/Latinos/as and other racial/ethnic minority groups. She is the Principal Investigator of an NIMH-funded Career Development Award investigating neurocognitive impairment among older Hispanics/Latinos with HIV, and Co-Investigator of a project funded by the California HIV/AIDS Research Program addressing medication adherence among HIV-infected African Americans. She is also the Deputy Director of the NIMH-funded Sustained Training on Aging and HIV Research (STAHR) program, and the Co-Principal Investigator of an intergeneration education program aimed at designing a platform or device that improves the quality of life of seniors.