Expertise

Research Interest:

  • Sleep and Development
  • Developmental Psychobiology
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Family Conflict
  • Marital and Parent-Child Relationships
  • Health Disparities

Research Interest:

  • Family Processes
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Sleep and Development
  • Developmental Psychobiology
  • Health Disparities

Research Projects

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NIH)

  • Child Sleep as a Mechanism and Moderator in the Development of Health Disparities
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  • Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH)
  • Family aggression and trajectories of adolescent adaptation: Bioregulatory effects
Communities
Human Development
Degrees
PhD, West Virginia University, Psychology, 1989
MA, West Virginia University, Psychology, 1988
BA, American University in Cairo, Psychology, 1984
Keywords
human development