Health 2022

Institution (PI/Faculty Advisor Name; Lab Website; Areas of research, and research topics listings application info; deadline 12/1/21)

Auburn University (Thomas Fuller-Rowell; Health Equity Research Lab; health disparities across the life span, social determinants of health, the impact of rising inequality on developmental pathways, stress physiology/biomarkers; Apply to Human Development and Family Science MS/PhD program; deadline 1/7/21; students accepted into the program are offered funding and tuition remission)

Baylor University (Annie Ginty; Baylor Behavioral Medicine Laboratory); Fully Funded PhD positions, Cardiovascular Stress Reactivity, Neurobiology of Stress, Stress and Disease Risk; fMRI; Biopsychology; Epidemiological studies; Stress and Health see: Application information; Application deadline 12/1/2021).

Georgetown University (Kostadin Kushlev; The Digital Health & Happiness Lab; We aim to answer basic scientific questions about the role of digital technology in health and well-being. Ph.D. students concentrate in either Human Development and Public Policy or Lifespan Cognitive Neuroscience. A dual degree in Psychology (Ph.D.) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) is also offered in collaboration with the McCourt School of Public Policy; Apply Here; Deadline 12/1/20).

North Dakota State University (Leah Irish; Sleep Health and Behavior Lab; Our research considers the complex interplay between sleep and waking health behaviors, factors that influence sleep-related decision making, the impact of sleep on disordered eating behaviors and weight-related health outcomes, and sleep health promotion in the general population. Ph.D. students receive full tuition waiver and 12-month stipend. GRE not required for 2022 applicants; Application Information; Deadline 1/15/22).

Stony Brook University (Marci Lobel; Stress and Reproduction (STAR) Lab; Dr. Marci Lobel and members of the STAR Lab investigate psychosocial aspects of reproductive health including pregnancy, infertility, and birth. We focus on stress, coping, and their impact on mental and physical health. Deadline 12/1/21. GRE not required. For information about the PhD program in Social and Health Psychology, see []).

Old Dominion University (Concentration in Health; 7 core faculty members with active research labs; Application Info; GRE optional this cycle; Deadline January 5).

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Alexia Galati; Cognition in Interaction Lab; Our research examines perspective-taking and interpersonal coordination in diverse settings. We conduct research that connects interpersonal dynamics to health-related outcomes and settings (e.g., the emergence and mitigation of miscommunication in health care). In research supported by the National Science Foundation, a doctoral student will contribute to a project that examines how collaborative performance is predicted by multimodal interpersonal coordination, gaining training in eye-tracking, dynamical modeling, and more.

In the Health Psychology program at UNC Charlotte, we train and educate psychologists who will promote physical and mental health, enhance wellness, and empower individuals and communities at the local, national, and international levels. Students obtain a Ph.D in Health Psychology with a concentration in General, Community, or Clinical Health Psychology. Application Information for the Health Psychology program. Several graduate certificates are available, including in Cognitive Science; Deadline 11/15/21).

University of Toledo Family and Child Development Lab (PI: Dr. Cin Cin Tan]. Research areas: social development health, parent-child relationship, coparenting, eating behaviors, body image. Apply here. Deadline: 12/15/21

Washington University in St. Louis (Emily Willroth); Well-being and Emotion across the Lifespan Lab in Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences; Research areas: emotion, emotion regulation, wellbeing, lifespan health, cognitive health and dementia risk. [, Apply here. Deadline: 12/15/21

West Virginia University (PI: Nicholas Turiano); Funded graduate assistantship (stipend, tuition waiver, health insurance) in the Life-Span Developmental Psychology program. Dr. Turiano examines the mechanisms connecting personality traits and adverse childhood experiences to behaviors/outcomes such as academic performance, substance abuse, physiological functioning, and longevity from emerging to older adulthood. Apply to Life-Span Developmental PhD; preferred deadline 12/1/2021

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