Joan K. Monin PhD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchSchool of Public Health: Chronic Disease Epidemiology: Social & Behavioral Sciences; Monin Lab

Research Interests

Aging; Caregiving; Emotion; Health; Attachment more...


  • M.S., Carnegie Mellon Univ, 2005
  • Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon Univ, 2007

Selected Publications

  • Monin, J. K., Levy, B., Chen, B., Fried, T., Stahl, S. T., Schulz, R., ... & Kershaw, T. (2015). Husbands’ and Wives’ Physical Activity and Depressive Symptoms: Longitudinal Findings from the Cardiovascular Health Study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, published online.
  • Monin, J. K., Schulz, R., & Feeney, B. C. (in press). Compassionate Love in Individuals With Alzheimer's Disease and Their Spousal Caregivers: Associations With Caregivers' Psychological Health. The Gerontologist
  • Monin, J. K., Chen, B. & Stahl, S. (in press). Dyadic associations between physical activity and depressive symptoms in older adults with musculoskeletal conditions and their spouses. Stress & Health.



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