Areas of interest:

Lifespan development, resilience, effects of life challenges, life story framework, purpose in life, aging. 


Strekalova, Y. A. L., Qin, Y. S., Sharma, S., Nicholas, J., McCaslin, G., Forman, K. E., Long, D. B., Pineda, T. D., Williams, T. K., & Kolb, R. (2021). The Black voices in research curriculum to promote diversity and inclusive excellence in biomedical research. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, in press.  

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