Riley O'Neill

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Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology
Faculty Advisor: John Ruiz


  • BS, Psychology
Psychology 405
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. 

Riley O'Neill is a 2nd-year Graduate Student. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Spanish at the University of Alabama, where she worked in the Health Relationships & Disparities Lab of Dr. Jenny Cundiff and Capstone Sleep Lab of Dr. Matthew Cribbet. 

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
  • PSY 480 - Forensic Psychology
Research Program: