Sondheim Hall 509
Not accepting new students for Fall 2013
Clinical Psychology; Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine; Medical Neuropsychology
Dr. Shari Waldstein's primary areas of collaborative investigation include study of: (a) the relations of cardiovascular risk factors and diseases to neurocognitive function, and examination of underlying brain mechanisms using neuroimaging procedures. (b) biopsychosocial factors in cardiovascular risk and disease: (c) individual differences in the magnitude and patterning of acute cardiovascular responses to mental stress; and (d) race- and socioeconomic- status related health disparities in brain, neurocognitive, and cardiovascular outcomes. Dr. Waldstein collaborates extensively with colleagues from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore VA Medical Center, National Institute on Aging’s Intramural Research Program, and several other institutions. Her collaborators represent multiple disciplines that include internal medicine, geriatric medicine, nephrology, radiology, biostatistics, and others.
Waldstein, S.R., & Wendell C.R. (2010). Neurocognitive function and cardiovascular disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease,.20, 833-842
Wendell C.R., Hosey, M.M., Lefkowitz, D.L., Katzel, L.I., Siegel, E.L., Rosenberger, W.F., & Waldstein, S.R. (2010). Depressive symptoms are associated with subclinical cerebrovascular disease among healthy older women, not men. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18, 940-947
Waldstein, S.R., Lefkowitz, D.M., Siegel, E.L., Rosenberger, W.F.., Spencer, R.J., Tankard, C.F., Manukyan, Z., Gerber, E.J., & Katzel, L.I. (2010) Reduced cerebral blood flow in older men with higher levels of blood pressure. Journal of Hypertension.28, 993-998.
Rice S.C., Zonderman, A.B., Metter, E.J., Najjar, S.S., & Waldstein, S.R. (2009). Absence of relation between depressive symptomatology and carotid intimal-medial thickness in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Psychosomatic Medicine, 71, 70-76.
Waldstein, S.R., Rice, S.C., Thayer, J.F., Najjar, S.S., Scuteri, A., & Zonderman, A.B. (2008) Pulse pressure and pulse wave velocity are related to cognitive decline in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Hypertension, 51, 99-104.
Seliger, S.L., Katzel, L.I., Fink, J.C., Weir, M.R., & Waldstein, S.R. (2008). Renal function and cardiovascular responses to mental stress. American Journal of Nephrology, 28, 304-310.
Cooper, D.C., & Waldstein, S.R. (2004). Hostility differentially predicts cardiovascular risk factors in African American and White young adults. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 57, 491-499.
Waldstein, S.R., Siegel, E.L., Lefkowitz, D., Maier, K.J., Pelletier Brown, J.R., Obuchowski, A.M. & Katzel, L.I. (2004). Stress-induced blood pressure reactivity and silent cerebrovascular disease. Stroke, 35, 1294-1298.