Research & Publications
Dr. Gaffey's research addresses the independent and bidirectional roles of psychological stress and sleep in cardiovascular and psychiatric conditions, social determinants modulating those outcomes, and sex differences in biobehavioral risk factors. This work has included both basic and epidemiologic investigations of risk among adults across the lifespan.
Emotions; Heart Diseases; Hypertension; Psychophysiology; Sleep; Social Support; Stress, Physiological; Stress, Psychological; Social Determinants of Health
Public Health Interests
Behavioral Health; Cardiovascular Diseases; Mental Health; Women's Health