James O. Prochaska, Dr.
A Professor of Psychology and director of the Cancer Prevention Research Center at the University of Rhode Island and developer of the TTM – Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change beginning in 1977. Prochaska earned his B.A. in Psychology at Wayne State University, followed by his M.A. and Ph.D. Degrees also at Wayne State. He is the author or co-author of over 250 publications on the dynamics of behavioral change – most of which defend the TTM – Transtheoretical Model.