EDUCATION & TRAINING
- MTR, Translational Research, University of Pennsylvania
- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego Joint Doctoral Program
- M.S., Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University
- B.A., Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Broad application of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, including studies of sleep as a domain of health behavior and the development and implementation of behavioral interventions for insufficient sleep and sleep disorders. Specific areas of focus include: (1) Downstream cardiovascular, metabolic, and behavioral health outcomes associated with habitual sleep duration and/or insufficient sleep, (2) Upstream social, behavioral, and biological determinants of habitual sleep duration, insufficient sleep, and poor sleep quality, and (3) Development and implementation of behavioral interventions for sleep as a domain of health behavior.