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Psychology educator , Academic dean

Jerry Wayne Lester, American Psychology educator, academic dean Licensed psychologist, Texas, Colorado; certified Texas Board Examiners of Psychologists. National Institute of Mental Health Predoctoral fellow National Institutes of Health, 1968-1972. Member APA, Texas Psychological Association, Men's Health Network (advisory board), American Evaluation Association, Society for Psychophysiol. Research, Phi Kappa Phi, Psi Chi, Sigma Xi.

Background

Lester, Jerry Wayne was born on October 12, 1944 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Jospeh H. and Marie (McElveen) Lester.

Education

Bachelor in Psychology, University Houston, 1967. Master of Arts in Psychology, University Houston, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University Houston, 1971.

Career

Mental health worker, St. Joseph's Hospital Community Mental Health Center, 1966-1967;assistant professor, Baylor College Medicine, Houston, since 1972;clinical assistant professor, U. Houston, since 1975;private practice psychology, Village Mental Health Association, Houston, since 1981;associate professor, University Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing, Galveston, since 1985;associate dean, University Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing, Galveston, since 1988. Statistical consultant ICSA, Rice U., Houston, 1982-1986. Co-founder Medical Research Consultants, Houston, since 1983.

Presenter in field.

Achievements

  • Licensed psychologist, Texas, Colorado. Certified Texas Board Examiners of Psychologists.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Phenomenology and Treatment of Anxiety, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Psychological Association, Texas Psychological Association, Men's Health Network (advisory board), American Evaluation Association, Society for Psychophysiol. Research, Phi Kappa Phi, Psi Chi, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: computer games, sailing, traveling.

Connections

Children: Erin Elizabeth, Gabriel Joseph.

father:
Jospeh H. Lester

mother:
Marie (McElveen) Lester

children:
Erin Elizabeth Lester

Gabriel Joseph Lester