Professional Bio

Degrees

  • PhD, Social & Health Psychology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York
  • BA, Psychology, Certificate in Women’s Studies, Citation in German, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Professional Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Klein Buendel Health Communication Research & Multimedia Development, Golden, Colorado

Professional Credentials & Memberships

  • Society of Behavioral Medicine
  • American Psychological Association Div. 38: Health Psychology
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Regis University
  • Graduate Instructor, Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University

Teaching Interests and Experience

  • Health Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Stress and Coping
  • Statistics

Other

  • Owner and Consultant, Floyd Consulting LLC

Research & Scholarship

Publications

  • Floyd, A.H.L. & Floyd, H.L. (in press). The value of vulnerability: How to help your workers realize their risk. Professional Safety.
  • Floyd, H. L. & Floyd, A. H. L.  (in press). Cultural drift and the occlusion of electrical safety. IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2012). Multitasking and the illusion of safety. IEEE Industry Applications Magazine, 18 (3), 18-22.
  • Buller, D. & Floyd, A.H.L. (2012). Internet Interventions. In S. Noar & N. Harrington (Eds). eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change, pp 59-78.
  • Xu, X., Floyd, A.H.L., Westmaas, J.L., & Aron, A. (2010). Self-expansion as an aid in smoking abstinence and cessation. Psychology Research Progress; Public Health in the 21st Century. Nova Science Publishers. [also in L.V. Berhardt (Ed.)Advances in Medicine and Biology, 32. Nova Science Publishers].
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Moyer, A. (2010). Effects of participant preferences in unblinded randomized controlled trials. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 5 (2), 81-93.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Moyer, A. (2010). Group vs. individual exercise interventions for women with breast cancer: A meta-analysis, Health Psychology Review, 4, 22-41.
  • Xu, X., Floyd, A. H. L., Westmaas, J. L., & Aron, A. P. (2010). Self-expansion and smoking abstinence, Addictive Behaviors, 35, 295-301.
  • Moyer, A ., Sohl, S. J., Knapp-Oliver, S. K., Schneider, S., & Floyd, A. H. L. (2009). Lessons to be learned from 25 years of research investigating psychosocial interventions for cancer patients. The Cancer Journal, 15, 345-351.
  • Moyer, A. and Floyd, A. H. L. (2009). Equipoise may be in the eye of the beholder, The American Journal of Bioethics, 9 (2), 21- 22.
  • Floyd, A.H.L., Westmaas, J. L., Targhetta, V. & Moyer, A. (2009). Depressive symptoms and smokers’ perceptions of lung cancer risk: Moderating effects of tobacco dependence, Addictive Behaviors (34), 154-163.
  • Moyer, A. & Floyd, A. H. L. (2008, September 28). A plan for completing the circle of critical services for cancer patients [Review of the book Cancer Care for the Whole Patient]. PsycCRITIQUES—Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, 53  (No. 39), Article 3.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Moyer, A . (2008). “Choosing” health under conditions of limited control and competing demands [Review of the book Gender and Health: Effects of Constrained Choices and Social Policy]. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 32, 484-485.

Presentations

  • Floyd, A. H. L., & Floyd, H. L. (2013, June). The value of vulnerability: How to teach your workers about their risk. American Society of Safety Engineers Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Floyd, A. H. L., & Floyd, H. L. (2013, March). Cultural drift and the occlusion of safety. IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Workshop, Dallas, TX.
  • Domitrovich, T. A., Floyd, A. H. L., & Smail, T. (2012, February). Methods to influence change in home safety. IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Workshop, Daytona Beach, FL.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. (2010, February). Multitasking and the Illusion of Safety. IEEE Industry Applications Society Electrical Safety Workshop, Memphis, TN.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Moyer, A. (2008, March). Are we missing the boat? Breast cancer exercise interventions: A meta-analytic review. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.
  • Floyd, A. H. L., Xu, X., Aron, A., & Westmaas, J. L. (2006, April). The role of self-expansion as a potential aid in smoking cessation. Social/Health Area Brown Bag Colloquium. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
  • Floyd, A. H. L. & Westmaas, J. L. (2005, April). Providing effective smoking cessation messages to smokers with depression. Social/Health Area Brown Bag Colloquium, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.

Awards & Recognition

  • Best Paper Award, 3rd Place, IEEE Electrical Safety Workshop “Multitasking and the Illusion of Safety” (2010)

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Stony Brook University (2007)

  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Maryland

  • Phi Beta Kappa, Academic Honors Society (2003)

  • Psi Chi, Psychology Honors Society (2001) 

 

Community Involvement & Service

    • Chair, IEEE IAS Electrical Safety Workshop’s Myron Zucker Electrical Safety Prevention through Design Student Engineering Education Initiative (2012-Present)
    • Member of the Board of Directors, Phamaly Theatre Company, Denver, Colorado (2012 & 2013)
    • Member of the Boulder Cello Project, Boulder, Colorado (2012-Present)
    • Volunteer with the National Sports Center for the Disabled, Denver, Colorado (2010-2013)
    • Volunteer with The Blind Café, Boulder, Colorado (2011-2012)
    • Swallow This! Health Behavior and Theatre Arts Project, Stony Brook University, New York (2005-2008)
    • Social & Health Psychology Brown Bag Coordinator, Stony Brook University, New York (2007)
    • Play Fit – Stay Fit! Project for children living with cancer, Stony Brook University, New York (2007)