Jeff Temple is a Professor, Licensed Psychologist, and Director of Behavioral Health and Research in the department of Ob/Gyn at UTMB. His research focuses on interpersonal relationships and has been funded through NIJ, NIH, and CDC. Dr. Temple has over 125 scholarly publications in a variety of high-impact journals including JAMA, JAMA Pediatrics, and Pediatrics. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Primary Prevention, a senior consulting editor for the Psychology of Violence, and is on the editorial boards of five other scientific journals. Dr. Temple recently co-chaired the Texas Task Force on Domestic Violence and is now on the Board of Directors of the Texas Psychological Association. Locally, he is the Vice President of the Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees.