Leadership & Contributors

Elissa Epel, PhD

Co-Director 

Professor and Vice-Chair 

Department of Psychiatry

UCSF

Wendy Berry Mendes, PhD

Co-Director

Professor and Sarlo/Ekman Endowed Chair in the study of Human Emotions

UCSF

Lis Nielsen, PhD

Associate Director

Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Research

NIA National Institute on Aging

Aric Prather, PhD

Associate Director

Associate Professor

Center for Health and Community,

UCSF

Elena Fromer, BS

Associate Executive Director

Lab Manager 

Center for Health and Community,

UCSF

Alexandra Crosswell, PhD

Associate Director

Assistant Professor

Center for Health and Community, UCSF

Kimberly Lockwood, PhD

Executive Director 

Postdoctoral Scholar 

Center for Health and Community,

UCSF

Network Contributors

Alan Kraut,PhD

Aleksandra Vicentic, PhD

Alex Shackman, PhD

Amie Gordon, PhD

Amy Gentzler, PhD

Amy Sanchez, PhD

Anda Gershon, PhD

Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, PhD

Andreas Olsson, PhD

Andrew Steptoe, PhD

Ann Kring, PhD

Antonio Damasio, PhD

Aoife O'Donovan, PhD

Ashley Mason, PhD

Atsunobu Suzuki, PhD

Batja Mesquita, PhD

Bruce McEwen, PhD

Bruce Miller, PhD

CarienVan Reekum, PhD

Carol Worthman, PhD

Carter Lebares, MD

Casey Brown, PhD

Catherine Monk, PhD

Catherine Ortner, PhD

Cathy Widom, PhD

Chris Dunkel Schetter, PhD

Christen Deveney, PhD

Christine Rabinak, PhD

Christopher Oveis, PhD

Cindy Bergeman, PhD

CJ Concepcion, BA

Constance Hammen, PhD

Crystal Park, PhD

Kevin Ochsner, PhD

Kimberly Livingstone, PhD

Kristen Lindquist , PhD

Kristin Aschbacher, PhD

Kristina Olson, PhD

Laura Carstensen, PhD

Laura Kubzansky, PhD

Lauren Atlas, PhD

Lauren Whitehurst, PhD

Lian Bloch, PhD

Linda Levine, PhD

Lira Yoon, PhD

Lisa Barrett, PhD

Lisa Williams, PhD

Lisbeth Nielsen, PhD

Maital Neta, PhD

Marc Schulz, PhD

Margaret Kemeny, PhD

Margee Kerr, PhD

Mariann Weierich, PhD

Maribeth Champoux, PhD

Mario Liotti, PhD

Mark Ellenbogen, PhD

Marsha Shenk, PhD

Martin Teicher, PhD

Megan Goldring, PhD

Michael Ennis, PhD

Michael Lewis, PhD

Michael Trujillo, PhD

Moran Cerf, PhD

Dacher Keltner, PhD 

Daniel Foti, PhD

Daniel Gilbert, PhD

Danielle Roubinov, PhD

Darlene Francis, PhD

David Almeida, PhD

David Cella, PhD

David Creswell, PhD

David Reiss, PhD

Deborah Karasek, PhD

Dennis Karasek, PhD

Derek Isaacowitz, PhD

Dustin Goerlitz, PhD

Eileen Crimmins, PhD

Ekaterina Guvva, BS

Elena Fromer, BS

Eli Puterman, PhD

Elizabeth Bachen, PhD

Elizabeth Martin, PhD

Elizabeth Phelps, PhD

Elliott Berkman, PhD

Erica Musser, PhD

Erika Siegel, PhD

Erin Nakahara, BS

Erin Sheets, PhD

Forest Rodgers, PhD

George Bonanno, PhD

Greg Miller, PhD

Greg Siegle, PhD

Hanah Chapman, PhD

Heather Urry, PhD

Hedy Kober, PhD

Heidi Hanna, PhD

Nancy Adler, PhD

Nancy McElwain, PhD

Niall Bolger, PhD

Nicole Prause, PhD

Nim Tottenham, PhD

Ozlem Ayduk, PhD

Pathik Wadhwa, PhD

Patricia Churchland, PhD

Paul Hastings, PhD

Paula Niedenthal, PhD

Peter Gianaros, PhD

Phoebe Ellsworth, PhD

Piercarlo Valdesolo, PhD

Piotr Winkielman, PhD

Pranjal Mehta, PhD

Rachel Radin, PhD

Ralph Catalano, PhD

Ravi Thiruchselvam, PhD

Rebecca Dileo, PhD

Rebecca Ferrer, PhD

Renee Thompson, PhD

Richard Davidson, PhD

Richard Lane, PhD

Robert Levenson, PhD

Ronald Dahl, PhD

Rosalind Picard, PhD

Ross Buck, PhD

Roxane Silver, PhD

Ruth Lanius, PhD

Sara Algoe, PhD

Sara Sagui-Henson, PhD

Helena Karnilowicz, PhD

Herb Meiselman, PhD

Hideki Ohira, PhD

Hillel Aviezer, PhD

Hugo Critchley, PhD

Ian Gotlib, PhD

Ioannis Pavlidis, PhD

Iris Mauss, PhD

James Gross, PhD

James Smith, PhD

Jamil Zaki, PhD

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD

Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, PhD

Jeanne Tsai, PhD

Jeff Cohn, PhD

Jeffrey Huntsinger, PhD

Jenna Wells, PhD

Jennie Noll, PhD

Jennifer Felder, PhD

Jennifer Yokoyama, PhD

Jerry Clore, PhD

Jessica Tracy, PhD

Jinkook Lee, PhD

Joon Yun, PhD

Josh Woolley, PhD

Joshua Buckholtz, PhD

Julia Moore, BS

Julian Thayer, PhD

Karen Quigley, PhD

Karen Weihs, PhD

Kate McLaughlin, PhD

Keely Muscatell, PhD

Kerth O'Brien, PhD

Sara Verosky, PhD

Sarah Cavanagh, PhD

Scott Monroe, PhD

Sheldon Cohen, PhD

Shelley Taylor, PhD

Sheri Johnson, PhD

Sheyda Zebarjadian, BA

Sierra Semko, BA

Sophia Vinogradov, PhD

Spencer Lynn, PhD

Stacey Schaefer, PhD

Stacy Marsella, PhD

Stefanie Mayer, PhD

Steve Cole, PhD

Steve Suomi, PhD

Tammy English, PhD

Tara Gruenewald, PhD

Teresa Seeman, PhD

Thomas Kamarck, PhD

Uchechi Mitchell, PhD

Virginia Sturm, PhD

Wendy d'Andrea, PhD

Yarrow Dunham, PhD

Yukiyasu Kamitani, PhD

Zeynep (Z) Tozum, PhD

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