Klapow, Josh

Josh Klapow expert 2017Joshua Klapow, Ph.D., associate professor of public health, clinical psychologist

• Certified disaster mental health specialist

• Member, South Central Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center

• Author, “Living SMART: Five Essential Skills to Change Your Health Habits Forever”

• Extensive on-camera experience as a content expert, moderator and host


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