Hannah Peach Ph.D.
Dr. Peach is currently a full-time lecturer in the Psychology Department at UNC Charlotte. Her professional interests include cognitive repercussions of poor sleep as well as physiological consequences, adolescent health, and sleep among college students. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Clemson University, and then continued to pursue a Master of Arts in Psychology at UNC Charlotte. In May 2015, Dr. Peach completed her Ph.D. in Health Psychology at UNC Charlotte. Her accomplishments include a multitude of publications, awards, honors, presentations, and outstanding research.
Hannah Peach Ph.D.
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Department of Psychological Sciences | UNCC
Jane F. Gaultney Ph.D.
Dr. Gaultney studies cognition and behavior in children and adults with sleep disorders. Dr. Gaultney also investigates links between sleep and ADHD, academic performance, memory, motivation, health, and risk-taking behavior in children and adults. She received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Developmental Psychology at Florida Atlantic University. She is currently a professor at UNC Charlotte and has numerous publications on sleep research.
Jane F. Gaultney, PhD
Department of Psychological Sciences and Health Psychology PhD Program
Ongoing research collaborations
Jeannine L. Gingras, MD, Founder and Medical Director, Gingras Sleep Medicine
Since 1999, Jeannine Louise Gingras, MD, has provided the highest quality sleep medicine care to patients of all ages. She is highly qualified to offer quality comprehensive, innovative, and compassionate sleep service care to individuals from infancy (including preterm) and childhood to adolescence, adult, and older adults.
Joe Marino, PhD, Kinesiology, UNC Charlotte
The Marino lab works to advance our understanding of the cellular and molecular events that cause insulin resistance, how these mechanisms are connected to exercise-mediated skeletal muscle adaptations, and the development of novel exercise intervention for those at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. He is also interested in connections between sleep and metabolic health.
Trudy Moore-Harrison, PhD, Kinesiology, UNC Charlotte
Director of the Health Risk Assessment Program
Dr. Moore-Harrison’s research interests include gerontology, health disparities, physical activity, and community based research. As director of the Health Risk Assessment Program she frequently works in a community setting evaluating the health of older adults, particularly those from under-represented groups. She is interested in the interconnections of sleep with health in these populations.
Current Graduate Students
Aria Ruggiero is a clinical psychology PhD student. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Boston University and a Master’s degree in Psychology from American University. Her interests include sleep attitudes, sleep hygiene practices, and how poor sleep is linked to emotion regulation, cognitive processes, and health outcomes. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave Gray is a clinical psychology PhD student at Fielding Graduate University. He is interested in military psychology, chronic pain and sleep and the interrelation of all three.
Current Undergraduate Research Assistants: