Darby Saxbe, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

University of Southern California

Dr. Darby Saxbe is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at USC. Her research investigates the impact of family environments and family transitions on parents and their children from pregnancy to early childhood. (Research Website)

Dr. Saxbe and the PRO-Health Research Program are collaborating on a new NIH and NSF-funded study called the Rooting for Better Health / Fortaleciendo Nuestras Raíces Project, which is examining the role of salivary genetic markers and parental chronic stress during pregnancy on infant risk for adverse health and developmental outcomes.