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Lana L. Watkins

Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences
Box 3119 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
3119 Hosp South, Durham, NC 27710

Overview


* Examination of the relationship between affective disorders and autonomic cardiovascular control.

* Examination of the mechanisms underlying the increased cardiac mortality associated with anxiety disorders.

* Examination of the role of behavioral factors (diet, exercise) as modulators of glycemic control and in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy.

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences · 2023 - Present Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Behavioral Medicine & Neurosciences, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications


University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 1991 Ph.D.
University of Florida · 1984 B.S.