Dr. Jennifer Phillips

Assistant Professor, School of Psychology

Biography

Dr. Phillips received her doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh and is an assistant professor trained in clinical and health psychology.  Her areas of research focus include social inequities in health, particularly those related to cardiovascular disease and the LGBTQ community, and the impact of mindfulness on compassion fatigue/burnout in health care professionals. Her clinical interests center on wellness promotion, management of/coping with chronic illness, concerns of caregivers for individuals with chronic medical problems, and LGBTQ issues related to social stress and discrimination, coming out, family acceptance and relationship concerns.