Psychosocial factors and coronary heart disease, including such factors as social support, Type A behavior and hostility, and depression, exercise training and depression in the elderly; behavioral approaches to the treatment of hypertension (e.g., weight loss and exercise); cardiac rehabilitation; neuropsychological outcomes following cardiac surgery; psychosocial aspects of heart and lung transplantation; exercise training and osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia; compliance.
Education and Training
- Ph.D., University of Washington, 1975
- Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity and Health: NC Consortium Clinical Site
- Exercise and Pharmacotherapy for Anxiety in Cardiac Patients
- Neurocognition, Lifestyle Modification, and Treatment Resistant Hypertension
- Facility and Web-based Approaches to Lifestyle Change in Resistant Hypertension
- Depression and Heart Failure Disease Progression