Associate Professor of Medicine
Division
General Internal Medicine and Public Health

Director, Effective Health Communication Core

Co-Director, Center for Health Behavior and Health Education

Associate Professor of Medicine

Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics

Professional Bio

Lindsay Mayberry, PhD, MS, is a social and behavioral scientist and an Associate Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Dr. Mayberry was trained as a couples and family counselor through a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, followed by a doctorate in community psychology from Vanderbilt University. She came to VUMC as a postdoctoral fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health before joining the faculty in 2014.

Dr. Mayberry studies health behavior change and health disparities, with particular emphasis on use of technology and the role of family and friend involvement in adults’ chronic disease self-management and well-being. She leads research teams in the development, evaluation and implementation of mobile phone delivered interventions to support self-management in diverse populations. She brings expertise in behavioral clinical trials, particularly in diabetes, and her work applies methods such as user-centered design, mixed methods, and advanced mediation and moderation analyses.

Dr. Mayberry serves as co-director of the Vanderbilt Center for Health Behavior and Health Education. Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

Education

MS - Couples and Family Counceling - University of North Carolina at Greensboro - 2008
PhD - Community Research & Action - Peabody College, Vanderbilt University - 2012
Fellowship - Post-doc IM - Vanderbilt - 2012
Fellowship - Post-doc IM - Vanderbilt - 2014