Her research interests include understanding the impact of physical activity behavior and exercise as a therapeutic and preventative strategy for pain related conditions. The lab also uses quantitative sensory testing to understand central and peripheral mechanisms of behavioral interventions for pain, as well as the transition from acute to chronic pain.

Physical Education
PhD, University of Florida, Health and Human Performance, 2010
MS, Ball State University, Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science, 2006
MA, University of Indianapolis, Clinical Psychology, 2004
BS, University of Indianapolis, Psychology, 2001