Alfonso Campbell, Jr., is primarily interested in the psychoneuroimmunological correlates of health and disease. Currently, his work focuses on the relationship between inflammation and the brain’s functional integrity. He is also developing a model of health and well-being that takes into account biological, psychological, social, and spiritual factors.
Denée T. Mwendwa examines the effects of cardiovascular disease risk factors on the neurocognitive aging process in African Americans. She is also interested in the psychoneuroimmunological factors that help explain CVD risk in African Americans. Her current research project focuses on the effects of obesity on neurocognitive functioning in African-American bariatric patients.
Ezer Kang examines the relationship between neighborhood factors and neuropsychological functioning among adolescents living with perinatal HIV (PHIV). His PHIV research in Thailand focuses on the impact of neuropsychological delays on daily functioning and health-related quality of life.