905 Johns Hopkins Drive
Greenville, NC 27834
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
600 Moye Boulevard, Mail Stop 694
Greenville, NC 27834
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor Administrative Role: Director, Division of Behavioral Medicine
Outpatient pre-surgical and pre-treatment (e.g., Bariatric, Transplant, HCV) psychological evaluations; Psychological consultation for management of medical conditions (e.g., Cancer , HIV); Individual/Group intervention for patients coping with various medical treatments; Evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral interventions for health behavior change, chronic pain, depression, and anxiety.
For additional information:
Cultural and social factors in health behavior, chronic illness, and psychopathology; Ethnic disparities in physical and mental health; Research methodology; Medical education in psychiatry
Corral, I., Johnson, T., Shelton, P.G, and Glass, O. (2017).Psychiatry resident training in cultural competence: An educator’s toolkit. Psychiatric Quarterly, 88 (2), 295-306. doi: 10.1007/s11126-016-9472-9.
Kyle, B., Corral, I., John, N.J.,and Shelton, P.G. (2017). Educational scholarship and technology: Resources for a changing undergraduate medical education curriculum. Psychiatric Quarterly, 88 (2), 249-261. doi: 10.1007/s11126-016-9474-7.
Shelton, P.G, Kyle, B., and Corral,I. (2017). Advancements in Undergraduate Medical Education: Changes to meet the challenges of an evolving world. Psychiatric Quarterly, 88 (2), 225-234. doi:10.1007/s11126-016-9471-x.
Hall, M.B., Eden, T.M., Bess, J.J, Landrine, H., Corral, I., Guidry, J.J., and Efird, J.T. (In Press). Rural Shop-based Health Program Planning: A Formative Research Approach among Owners.
Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. doi:10.1007/s40615-016-0252-x. Epub ahead of print.
Corral, I., Landrine, H., Hall, M.B., Bess,J.J., Mills, K.R., Efird, J. (2015). Residential segregation and overweight/obesity among African-American adults: A critical review.
Frontiers in Public Health: Epidemiology, 3 (169): 1-6.doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2015.00169.
Landrine, H., and Corral, I. (2015). Targeting Cancer Information to African-Americans: The trouble with talking about disparities.
Journal of Health Communication, 20(2), 196-205.
Landrine, H., and Corral, I. (2014). Advancing research on racial-ethnic health disparities: Improving measurement equivalence in studies with diverse samples.
Frontiers in Public Health: Epidemiology, 2 (282):1-22. doi:10.3389/fpub.2014.00215.
Corral, I., Landrine, H., and Zhao, L. (2014). Residential segregation and obesity among a national sample of Hispanic adults.
Journal of Health Psychology, 19(4), 503-508.
Corral, I., Landrine, H., Simms, D.A., and Bess, J.J. (2013). Polytobacco use and multiple-product smoking among a random community sample of African-American adults.
BMJ Open, Dec 11; 3(12). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003606.
Landrine, H., Corral, I., Simms, D., Roesch, S., Pichon, L., Ake, D., and Villodas, F. (2013). Telephone surveys underestimate cigarette smoking among African Americans.
Frontiers in Public Health, Sept, 25; 1(36). doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2013.00036.
Corral, I., & Landrine, H., (2012). Racial discrimination and health-promoting vs. damaging behaviors among African-American adults.
Journal of Health Psychology, 17(8), 1176-1182.
Corral, I., Landrine, H., Hao, Y., Zhao, L., Mellerson, J., & Cooper, D. (2012). Residential segregation, health behavior and overweight/obesity among a national sample of African American adults.
Journal of Health Psychology, 17(3), 371-378.
Hao Y, Landrine H, Smith T, Kaw C, Corral I., & Stein K (2011). Residential Segregation and Disparities in Health-Related Quality of Life among Black and White Cancer Survivors.
Health Psychology, 30(2), 137-144.
Pichon, L.C., Corral, I., Landrine, H., Mayer, J., and Norman, G. (2010). Sun protection behaviors among African Americans.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(3), 288-295.
Pichon, L.C., Landrine, H., Corral, I., Hao, Y., Mayer, J., and Hoerster, K.D. (2010). Measuring skin cancer risk in African Americans: Is the Fitzpatrick measure culturally-sensitive?
Ethnicity & Disease, 20(2), 174-179.
Landrine, H., Corral, I., Klonoff, E. A., Jensen, J., Kashima, K., Hickman, N., & Martinez, J. (2010). Ethnic disparities in youth access to tobacco.
Health Promotion & Practice, 11(1), 132-139.
Corral, I., & Landrine, H. (2008). Acculturation and ethnic-minority health behavior: A test of the Operant Model.
Health Psychology, 27(6), 737-745.
For full list, see:
Johnson,T., Saeed, S.A., Corral, I., Kyle B., and John, N. (2017). Developing a Scholarly Activity Writing Group. East Carolina University-Vidant Medical Center GME Summit. Continuing Medical Education Session. Greenville, NC.
Corral, I. (2017). The Cultural Formulation Model and Interview Guide: A clinician’s guide to utilizing the cultural tailoring approach recommended by the DSM-5. Eastern AHEC, Annual Adult Services Conference, Continuing Education Session. Greenville, NC.
Corral, I., (2016). Managing Relationship Changes after Breast Cancer. Invited patient education presentation to the "Making It" Breast Cancer Support Group. Vidant Medical Center Oncology Service, Hope Lodge, Greenville, NC.
Corral, I., and Kyle, B.N. (2016). Psychological evaluation for organ transplant: Renal transplant as a prototypical example. Presented to the psychology division of the Fayetteville VAMC. Continuing Education Session. Fayetteville, NC.
Corral, I., (2015). The DSM-5 cultural formulation model: A guide for competence in a multicultural world. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Grand Rounds, East Carolina University. Continuing Medical Education Session, Greenville, NC.
Corral, I.,(2015). Managing Breast Cancer: Coping Skills. Invited patient education presentation to the Making It Breast Cancer Support Group. Hope Lodge, Greenville, NC.
Corral, I., (2015).
Principles of behavioral tobacco cessation. Eastern AHEC, Annual Adult Services Conference, Continuing Education Session. Greenville, NC.
Corral, I., (2014).
Behavioral tobacco cessation interventions for adults. Eastern AHEC, Annual Substance Abuse Services State of the Art Conference, Continuing Education Session. Greenville, NC.
Corral, I. (2014).
Tobacco use and smoking cessation interventions for youth. Eastern AHEC, Annual Children's Services State of the Art Conference, Continuing Education Session.New Bern, NC.
Corral, I. (2013).
Assessing and treating tobacco use among medical and psychiatric patients. Department of Psychiatric Medicine Grand Rounds, East Carolina University. Continuing Medical Education Session, Greenville, NC.
Corral, I. (2013).
Working with immigrant families: Cross cultural skills for clinicians. Eastern AHEC, Annual Children's Services State of the Art Conference, Continuing Education Session. New Bern, NC.
BSOM Vice Chairs of Diversity and Inclusion, co-chair 2016-2018 (http://www.ecu.edu/vcdi/)
BSOM Office of Diversity Affairs, Diversity Leadership Group (http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/bsomdiversityaffairs/DiversityLeaders.cfm)
Center for Health Disparities Research Core (http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/healthdisparities/research.cfm) and Community Engagement Core (http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/healthdisparities/community.cfm)
M1 Curriculum Committee (http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/medicaleducation/curriculumCom.cfm)
M1 Student Review and Promotion Committee (http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/bsomstudentaffairs/)