Bridgette Peteet, PhD

Professor, Psychology

Contact Information

Phone 909-558-8717

Department of Psychology
Loma Linda University, Central Building, Room 115
11130 Anderson St., Loma Linda, CA 92350


    • PhD, Clinical Psychology - University of Cincinnati, 2005
    • MA, Clinical Psychology - University of Cincinnati, 2003

    Areas of Specialization

    • Multicultural psychology
    • Substance use prevention and intervention
    • Health disparities and inequities
    • Cultural consciousness, equity and inclusion, implicit bias, racial trauma training

    Current Research Projects

    Professional Licenses and Memberships

    • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, CA Board of Psychology, #31726
    • Licensed Clinical Psychologist, OH Board of Psychology, #6300
    • American Psychological Association (APA)
    • Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (APA Division 45)
    • Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi), National and Regional chapters

    Recent Publications and Presentations


    • Peteet, B., Watts. V., Tucker, E. Brown, P., Hanna, M., Saddlemire, A., Rizk, M., Belliard, J.C., Abdul-Mutakabbir, J., Casey, S., & Simmons, K. (2022). Faith, Fear, & Facts: A Covid-19 Vaccination Hesitancy Intervention for Black Churchgoers. Vaccines Special Issue: Knowledge and Beliefs, 10, 1039.
    • Roberts L, Dubov, A, Distelberg, B. J., Abdul-Mutakabbir, J. C., Peteet, B., L., Lou, L. K., Montgomery, S. B. &. Chrissian, A.  (2022). A COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy among Southern California Nurses. American Journal of Nursing.
    • Dubov, A., Distelberg, B., Abdul-Mutakkabir, J., Beeson, L., Loo. L., Montgomery, S., Oyoyo, U., Patel, P., Peteet, B…..& Chrissan, A. (2021). Predictors of COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Hesitancy among Healthcare Workers in Southern California: Not Just "Anti" vs. "Pro" Vaccine. Vaccines, 9, 1428.
    • Peteet, B., Belliard, J.C., Abdul-Mutakabbir, J., Casey, S., & Simmons, K. (2021). Community-Academic Partnerships to Reduce COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Minoritized Communities. EClinicalMedicine, 34, 100834. doi:
    • McCuistian, C., Peteet, B., & Burlew, A. K. (2021). Systematic review of community-based participatory research exploring sexual health among racial and ethnic minorities. Health Education & Behavior. doi:
    • McCuistian, C., Peteet, B., Burlew, A. K., & Miller-Roenigk, B. (2020). Sexual risk behaviors among substance using African Americans: Secondary analysis of two randomized clinical trials. Sexuality & Culture, online. doi:
    • Burlew, A. K., Peteet, B. J., McCuistian, C., & Miller-Roenigk, B. D. (2019). Best practices for researching diverse groups. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 89, 354-368.

    Community Engagement

    • Secretary, American Psychological Association, Division 45 (2017-present)
    • Treasurer, Cincinnati Chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists (2014-2019)