Rebecca Thurston, Ph.D.


Contact

3811 O'Hara St.

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

thurstonrc@upmc.edu

Phone:

412-648-9087

Fax:

412-648-7160

Research Interests

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

Biography

Accepting Graduate Students: Yes

Lab: Women’s Biobehavioral Health Laboratory (website is in progress)

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Duke University

Awards

  • Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar (2003-2005)
  • National Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities Scholar (2004-2007)
  • North American Menopause Society Vasomotor Symptoms Research Award (2009)
  • Editorial Board, Menopause (2009)
  • Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research (2013)

Publications

  • Publication 1039

    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]

  • Publication 793

    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).