Karissa Miller, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

California State University, Long Beach

Dr. Karissa Miller is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at CSULB. Her research focuses on the psychosocial determinants of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, with a particular emphasis on the pathways (endocrine, autonomic) through which health disparities in CVD may arise. (Research Website)

Dr. Miller and the PRO-Health Research Program have collaborated on the Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies Project / Proyecto Mamás Saludables, Bebés Saludables, which examined laboratory-based cortisol reactivity profiles among ethnic minority, pregnant women, and a Health Course Redesign Project, which implemented health technologies as an innovative teaching approach to promote student engagement in health psychology courses.