Siobhán Griffin, Ph.D.

Dr. Siobhán Griffin is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow working in the Baylor Behavioral Medicine Lab, in conjunction with the Department of Psychology in the University of Limerick (Ireland). Dr. Griffin completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Limerick in 2020, and prior to this completed a B.Ed in Education and Psychology (a joint degree providing a BA in Psychology and an official education degree in elementary school teaching). Dr. Griffin is particularly interested in how social and psychological factors can influence psychological well-being and physical health. Much of her research has focused on how emotion regulation ability relates to cardiovascular responses to stress. As part of her current fellowship, she is learning novel methodologies in stress measurement (e.g., metabolic uncoupling) to tease apart the associations between depression, cardiovascular disease risk, and social identity.

Adam O’Riordan, Ph.D.

Dr. Adam O’Riordan completed his B.A. in Psychology & Sociology (Summa cum laude), followed by a PhD in Psychology at the University of Limerick (Ireland). Dr O’Riordan’s research examines the influence of psychosocial factors on physiological responses to stress, as well as the influence of stress on physical health outcomes. In his spare time, he enjoys training at the gym, playing traditional Irish music and carpentry.