Our faculty research in diverse subjects: psychosomatic issues, pain management, patient reporting and compliance behaviors, whole community and family roles in psychiatric conditions and treatment, teaching strategies and much more.
Strong Foundations: Intervening to Promote Co-Parenting and Reduce Father Hazardous Drinking in Expectant Parents. Kurt Dermen (Co-Investigator). National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. $2,246,077. 5/1/2019-4/1/2024.
Treating Caregiver Depression to Improve Childhood Asthma: Impact and Mediators. Beatrice Wood (Principal Investigator). NIH/NHLBI. $3,987,363. 8/1/2015-7/1/2022.
Stress in LGBT Individuals Living with an Alcohol Use Disordered Partner. Robert Rychtarik (Principal Investigator). CRIA. $24,000. 12/1/2018-6/1/2022.
In this custom-designed psychophysiology lab, our faculty, residents and fellows study the mechanisms by which the mind affects the body in psychosomatic illness by measuring heart rate and heart rate variability under lab stress conditions.