Holtzman, Susan

Susan Holtzman

Susan Holtzman PhD

Associate Professor

Psychology Department
Irving K Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UBC Okanagan

Contact Info

UBC Okanagan
3187 University Way  ASC 283
Kelowna  BC  V1V 1V7

Tel:  250-807-8730
email:  susan.holtzman@ubc.ca

IKBFASS web:  Susan Holtzman

Research Lab:
visit Health Psychology Lab

  • Associate Professor, Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, UBC Okanagan
  • Lead Investigator, Health Psychology Lab, UBC Okanagan
  • Psychosocial factors that influence emotional and physical adjustment to chronic health conditions
  • How close relationships can help or hinder patients’ efforts to cope with their disease
  • How chronic illness can impact the family

Community Health: Building a framework for community-engaged community health research and knowledge translation
Co-Leads:  Kathleen Martin Ginis, Mary Jung
Co-Is:  Susan HoltzmanJonathan LittleNelly OelkeCharlotte JonesLesley LutesDonna KurtzStephen BergKathy Rush, Ross Hickey
Dates: 2017-2020
Funding:  2017 UBC Okanagan Eminence Fund


Click here to see Dr. Holtzman’s publications indexed in Google Scholar https://scholar.google.ca/citations?hl=en&user=487TuBoAAAAJ


In small cities, men who have sex with men less likely to get tested for HIV; CBC News, June 3, 2016. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/hiv-testing-small-cities-1.3615419

Reports, Presentations & Publications

Holtzman, S., Landis, L., Walsh, Z., Puterman, E., Roberts, D., & Saya-Moore, K. (2016). Predictors of HIV testing among men who have sex with men: A focus on men living outside major urban centres in Canada. AIDS Care, 28(6), 705-711.  doi: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1164288