University of Pittsburgh

Kamarck, Thomas W

Kamarck, Thomas W

Professor, Biological & Health Program Chair, Department of Psychology
PhD, University of Oregon
Biological and Health Program, Clinical Program, Clinical/Health Program


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Research Interests: Psychosocial stress and cardiovascular disease, ambulatory blood pressure, ecological momentary assessment, cardiovascular reactivity

Accepting Graduate Students: Yes

Selected Publications

  • Kamarck, T.W., Muldoon, M.F., Manuck, S.B., Haskett, R.F., Cheong, J., Flory, J.D. & Vella, E. (2011) Citalopram improves metabolic risk factors among high hostile adults: Results of a placebo-controlled intervention. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 1070-1079.
  • Kamarck TW, Haskett RF, Muldoon M, Flory JD, Anderson B, Bies R, Pollock B & Manuck SB. Citalopram intervention for hostility: Results of a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 77, 174-188, 2009. (Abstract-pdf)
  • Stewart JC, Janicki, DL, Muldoon, MF, Sutton-Tyrrell, K & Kamarck TW: Negative emotions and three-year progression of subclinical atherosclerosis. Archives of General Psychiatry, 64, 225-233, 2007. (Abstract-pdf)
  • Kamarck TW, Muldoon MF, Shiffman SS and Sutton-Tyrrell K: Experiences of demand and control during daily life are predictors of carotid atherosclerotic progression among healthy men. Health Psychology, 26, 324-332, 2007. (Abstract-pdf)
  • Kamarck TW, Schwartz J, Shiffman S, Muldoon MF, Sutton-Tyrrell K and Janicki D: Psychosocial stress and cardiovascular risk: What is the role of daily experience? Journal of Personality, 73, 1749-1774, 2005. (Abstract-pdf)
  • Kamarck TW, Polk DE, Sutton-Tyrrell K and Muldoon MF: The incremental value of ambulatory BP persists after controlling for methodological confounds: Associations with carotid atherosclerosis in a healthy sample. Journal of Hypertension, 20, 1535-1541, 2002. (Abstract-pdf)

Honors and Awards

  • Member, Academy of Behavioral Medicine
  • Early Career Contributions Award, Society for Psychophysiological Research (1991)


Graduate Student Advisees

  • Bajaj, Amoha