Dr. Cynthia Dozier
Dr. Cynthia Dozier is President and Founder of The Susie Reizod Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization that provides new shoes to children in need in poor rural and urban areas of the United States and developing countries. She was President of Reizod, Inc. and served as a Research Psychologist and Evaluation Consultant in substance abuse and HIV/AIDS.
Dr. Dozier has more than 35 years of experience in health, including substance abuse, HIV disease and mental illness. She has served as a consultant for a number of health organizations including the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Center for Mental health Services, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, HIV Center for Behavioral Studies at Columbia University, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD), New York City Department of Health, Philadelphia Department of Public Health, American Health Foundation, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health and the World Health Organization.
Dr. Dozier’s administrative experience includes Project Director of AIDS Research for Narcotic and Drug Research, Inc., Chairperson for the Department of psychology at Morehouse College, Director of the Training Program in Gerontology and Mental Health at Morehouse College, Clinical Director of Adolescent Day Treatment at Berkshire Mental Health Center and Administrator of the Female Adolescent Program of Odyssey House, Inc.
Dr. Dozier has written several papers on substance abuse, HIV disease and evaluation standards for drug abuse programs, which she has presented both nationally and internationally. She has published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Dozier is a graduate of Syracuse University, The New School for Social Research and The University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She has lived in France and Studied at the Université de Poitiers.