Elissa Patterson, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

  • Psychological factors affecting health
  • Diabetes, hypertension, skin disorders, obesity
  • Sleep and its relationship to mental and physical health
  • Stress and disease
  • Integrated primary care
  • Social contact and health
  • Inflammation and psychological functioning
  • Psychoneuroendoimmunology


  • University of Chicago
  • Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
  • Harvard University Division of Continuing Education
  • Colgate University

Published Articles or Reviews