Felipe Castro is a professor and Southwest Borderlands Scholar in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University. He is also a member of the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at ASU.
His research interests include health promotion and relapse prevention in Hispanic populations, with a focus on motivational aspects in the prevention of HIV infection, drug abuse, cancer, diabetes mellitus, and other chronic degenerative diseases.
Prior to coming to ASU in 2015, he was a professor of psychology with the University of Texas in El Paso adn the head of the Health Psychology Program and senior advisor to the provost for engage health disparities scholarship. He's also held positions previously at Arizona State University, San Diego State University, University of California-Los Angeles.