Title: Assistant Professor in Adjunct Series
Department of Psychiatry, Center for Health and Community
University of California, San Francisco
I completed undergraduate degrees in Physiology and Psychology in Montreal, Quebec, my MA in Clinical Psychology and PhD in Health Psychology at The University of British Columbia. At UCSF, I was employed as a biostatistician at UCSF from 2009 through 2011, until I transitioned to the K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
While I have a MA in clnical psychology, I am currently not licensed to practice.
I lecture in the area of health psychology, with a focus on stress reactive psychological and biological pathways, and ways to promote healthy lifestyles.
Primary areas of research are exercise as a stress buffer, stress and cell aging, financial stress and cardiovascular risk.
Physical activity; Psychosocial stress; Financial Strain; Cell aging; Cortisol
Campus Location: Laurel Heights
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