Rebecca Thurston, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine


Womens Biobehavioral Health Laboratory

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Duke University

Research Interests

Women's health, cardiovascular disease, menopause, health disparities.

Accepting Graduate Students:


Representative Publications

Matthews KA, Chang YF, Thurston RC, Bromberger JT. Child abuse is related to inflammation in mid-life women: role of obesity. Brain Behav Immun. 2013 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Gibson C., Bromberger J, Weiss G, Thurston R, Sowers MF, Matthews KA. Negative attitudes and affect do not predict elective hysterectomy: A prospective analysis from the Study of Womens Health Across the Nation. Menopause (In press).

Accepting Graduate Students