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Allison E. Gaffey, PhD

Instructor of Medicine (Cardiovascular Medicine)

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Allison E. Gaffey, PhD

Research Summary

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.


Research Interests

Emotions; Heart Diseases; Psychophysiology; Sleep; Social Support; Stress, Physiological; Stress, Psychological

Public Health Interests

Cardiovascular Diseases; Women's Health

Selected Publications