Postdoctoral Research Associate
Cynthia joined the lab as a post-doc during the 2013-2014 school year. Her research focuses on the relationship among cultural beliefs, inequality, and health and well-being. Cynthia received her Ph.D. in from Stanford University and her bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. For more information about Cynthia’s research, please visit her website.
Beatriz O. Reyes
Beatriz joined the lab as a post-doc in September 2016 after earning her Dr.PH in Health Policy and Social Justice from the Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University. Her research interests include chronic disease prevention, translation research, health disparities, and community-based participatory research. Beatriz earned her BS in Zoology from the University of Oklahoma in 2009 and her MPH in Health Behavior from East Carolina University in 2011.
Jessica’s research broadly centers on how social experiences during youth development confer early risk for poor health later in life. She is particularly interested in the connection between stressful experiences within the family context and immune functioning, and the underlying biobehavioral and psychosocial pathways. Jessica earned her Ph.D in Health Psychology from UCLA and her B.A. from Smith College.