The Health Psychology Research Group was founded by the Professor Dr. Eduardo Remor in 2001 in the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), institution where the researcher was a faculty member until June 2014. At the doctoral program in Health Psychology, he supervised 7 doctors and 11 masters students. When starting activities in the Institute of Psychology – UFRGS (July 2014), he renews its commitment to develop the field of Health Psychology from the local action, with an European and North American perspective. The Health Psychology Research Group are developed with a vocation for interdisciplinary work, aiming to contribute to a practice in evidence-based psychology aiming the promotion, prevention and integral attention in health.
The Research Group in Health Psychology of the Institute of Psychology at UFRGS, functions as a teaching, research and applied laboratory.