Dana Rose Garfin, PhD, an assistant professor of nursing and public health, has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to trauma psychology by an early career psychologist by the American Psychological Association.
Garfin’s research focuses on how negative life events and community disasters impact communities and individuals across the lifespan, as well as how community-based interventions can reduce the effects of exposure.
Her current projects include:
- A National Science Foundation (NSF) study examining how people respond to hurricanes amid the COVID-19 pandemic
- An NSF study on the psychological response to the pandemic
- A National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded study to understand the experience of trauma in homeless women and how community-based, mindfulness interventions can help alleviate stress and associated problems