Marcus G. Wild, MS

Marcus G. Wild, MS, is a doctoral student in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Vanderbilt University, specializing in Clinical Psychology. Marcus’s research interests center on the ways in which people vary in their social skills, and how that affects their health and ability to cope with chronic illness. His prior work includes studies of psychosocial determinants of health in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), diabetes, and dialysis; development and validation of scales for self-efficacy and social ability; and the cognitive, affective, and physiological correlates of social ability. Marcus has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a M.S. from Vanderbilt University in Clinical Psychology. He has had the distinct pleasure of working with the Behavioral Medicine in Chronic Conditions Research Group since the fall of 2013. Twitter: @marcusgwild