Rebecca Thurston, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Psychiatry

Lab

Womens Biobehavioral Health Laboratory

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University

Research Interest Summary

Women's Health; Cardiovascular Disease; Health Disparities; Trauma

Research Interests

Representative Publications

Thurston RC, Chang Y, Matthews KA, von Känel R, Koenen K. Association of sexual harassment and sexual assault with midlife women’s mental and physical health. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Thurston RC, Barinas-Mitchell E, von Känel R, Chang Y, Koenen KC, Matthews KA. Trauma exposure and endothelial function among midlife women. Menopause. 2017 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print].

Thurston RC, Chang Y, Barinas-Mitchell E, von Känel R, Jennings JR, Santoro N, Landsittel DP,  Matthews KA.  Child abuse and neglect and subclinical cardiovascular disease among midlife women.  Psychosom Med. 2017 May; 79(4): 441-9. PMCID: PMC5477855

Thurston RC, Chang Y, Barinas-Mitchell E, Jennings JR, Landsittel DP, Santoro N, von Känel R, Matthews KA. Menopausal hot flashes and carotid intima media thickness among midlife women. Stroke. 2016 Dec; 47(12): 2910-5. PMCID: PMC5134903

Thurston RC, Matthews KA, Chang Y, Santoro N, Barinas-Mitchell E, von Känel R, Landsittel DP, Jennings JR. Changes in heart rate variability during vasomotor symptoms among midlife women. Menopause. 2016 May; 23(5):499-505. PMCID: PMC4844776

Thurston RC, Kubzansky LD, Kawachi I, Berkman LF. Is the association between socioeconomic position and coronary heart disease stronger among women than men? Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Jul; 162(2):57-65. PMID: 15961587

 

Accepting Graduate Students

No

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