Research focus is on investigating the psychological and social correlates of racial/ethnic disparities in cardiovascular disease risk using traditional self-report and ecological momentary methodologies. Recently submitted first NIA Grant application with Primary Investigator status. Invited Speaker for the 2012 American Psychosomatic Society Meeting, Health Disparities Symposium topic “Unfairness, Socioeconomic Status and Health. Invited discussant for the panel, “How to Get the Most Out of a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine: Choosing, Using, and Moving On” at the Society of Behavioral medicine 2012 annual meeting. Mentors a Meyerhoff graduate scholar and a MARC undergraduate scholar.