Members

 

Leadership

Wendy Berry Mendes, Co-Director

Professor and Sarlo/Ekman Endowed Chair in the study of Human Emotion | University of California, San Francisco

Elissa Epel, Co-Director

Professor in the Department of Psychiatry | University of California, San Francisco

Lis Nielsen, Co-Director

Chief, Individual Behavioral Processes Branch | Division of Behavioral and Social Research at the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health. 

Aric Prather, Associate Director

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry | University of California, San Francisco

George Slavich, Associate Director

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences | University of California, Los Angeles 

Alexandra Crosswell, Executive Director

Postdoctoral Scholar in the Center for Health and Community | University of California, San Francisco

Scientific Advisory Board

Nancy Adler

Professor, Director for the Center of Health of Community | University of California, San Francisco

Eileen Crimmins

Professor of Gerontology | University of Southern California

Richard Davidson

Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry | University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bob Levenson

Professor of Psychology | University of California, Berkeley

Bruce McEwen

Professor | The Rockefeller University 

Teresa Seeman

Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology | University of California, Los Angeles

James Smith

Distinguished Chair in Labor Markets and Demographic Studies | RAND Corporation

Andrew Steptoe

Professor of Psychology and Head of the Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health | University College London 

Pathik Wadhwa

Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Epidemiology | University of California, Irvine

Core Members

David Almeida

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies | Pennsylvania State University

Sheldon Cohen

Professor of Psychology | Carnegie Mellon University

Pete Gianaros

Professor of Psychology | University of Pittsburgh

Tara Gruenewald

Assistant Professor at the Davis School of Gerontology | University of Southern California

Tom Kamarck

Professor of Psychology | University of Pittsburgh

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser

Professor, Director of the Ohio State Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research | Ohio State University 

Greg Miller

Professor, Departments of Psychology and Medical Social Sciences | Northwestern University

 

Eli Puterman

Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry | University of California, San Francisco