Education: Lafayette College
BS in Neuroscience, 2009
Teachers College Columbia University
MS, Neuroscience and Education, 2010
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, PhD in Epidemiology, 2014
Stephen's main research interest is in clarifying how sleep-wake behaviors, across the full 24-hour cycle, influence the biological mechanisms which underlie late-life depression's pathogenesis and consequences. Stephen is also an active sleep epidemiologist, primarily using actigraphy to objectively define sleep-wake phenotypes, and better understanding their causes and consequences.