Riley O'Neill

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology Faculty Advisor: John Ruiz

Riley O'Neill

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology Faculty Advisor: John Ruiz

I am a Graduate Student. I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology and Spanish at the University of Alabama, where I worked in the Health Relationships & Disparities Lab of Dr. Jenny Cundiff and Capstone Sleep Lab of Dr. Matthew Cribbet. 

Research Interests: 

  • Pathways through which stress leads to adverse cardiovascular and metabolic outcomes.
  • Examining the pathways linking various psychosocial factors to increased risk for cardiovascular and metabolic disease outcomes, specifically in the context of racial/ethnic health disparities. 

Selected Publications: 

  • O’Neill, R. M., Cundiff, J. M., Wendel, C. J., Schmidt, A. T., & Cribbet, M. R. (2021). A Multiethnic Examination of Sleep as a Mediator of the Relationship Between Childhood Adversity and Depression. Under Review. 

Courses Taught: 

  • PSY 380 - Child Abuse & Neglect (2021)
  • PSY 480 - Forensic Psychology (2022)

Degrees

  • B.S. Psychology
Ph.D. Students Clinical
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