Dr. Bigattiā€™s current research portfolio centers on health disparities. She examines the distinct psychological stress experienced by different populations and its negative physical and mental health outcomes. In studies focused on investigating health disparities in Indianapolis communities, she uses a Community Based Participatory Research framework. Her intervention research has focused on psychosocial interventions for fibromyalgia syndrome, advanced cancer, and adolescent resiliency training.


Past Affiliations
Social Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy, San Diego State University, Clinical Psychology, 2000
BA, San Diego State University, Psychology, 1995
social sciences health psychology health and medicine chronic illnesses stress breast cancer translational research community engagement latino health health disparities
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