Danica Slavish, Ph.D.

Affiliated Member

Dr. Danica Slavish is a health psychologist interested in examining the associations between sleep, stress, and health across time. Her work leverages a biopsychosocial framework, exploring the sociocultural, biological, and behavioral correlates of sleep, health, and well-being. Dr. Slavish's research program employs a variety of methodologies both in and outside the laboratory, and she is particularly interested in novel statistical approaches to analyzing intensive longitudinal data. In 2017, she received her PhD from The Pennsylvania State University in the Department of Biobehavioral Health, where she was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research fellow. She holds a B.A. in psychology from Beloit College in Beloit, WI. Dr. Slavish has been involved in the implementation of numerous federally-funded grants from NSF, NIH, and DoD, and is the recipient of awards from the American Psychological Association, the American Psychosomatic Society, and the Penn State Alumni Association. She teaches undergraduate courses in health psychology and graduate courses in research methods and advanced statistics.