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What I Do

As a health psychologist, my overarching goal is to understand how stress accumulates across our lifespans. To achieve this goal, I take a psychoneuroimmunological perspective to investigate the biological mechanisms through which chronic activation of the stress-response system (e.g., bereavement, spousal caregiving) can dysregulate the immune, autonomic, and endocrine systems to future physical or psychological stress.