Stealth Lab

Stealth Lab

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Stealth Lab Stealth Lab members


  • Causes of poor sleep health, such as work-related stress
  • Health consequences of poor sleep health, especially on cardiovascular and cognitive outcomes
  • Develop and test new interventions to improve sleep health in middle and late adulthood


Soomi Lee

Soomi Lee, Ph.D., is the director of the STEALTH lab. Dr. Lee and her collaborators examine the role of sleep in the link between stress and health across adulthood. Dr. Lee has expertise in the substantive area of work, sleep, and healthy aging. She has extensive experience in measuring sleep using an actigraphy method and assessing daily experiences using intensive micro-longitudinal designs. 

Claire Smith

Claire Smith, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral scholar in the STEALTH lab. Dr. Smith supports STEALTH lab grants and projects through study development, data analysis, and writing. Her content expertise lies in worker stress and health, and her methodological expertise lies in within-person designs and analyses.



Christina Mu

Christina Mu, Ph.D. student, is one of the lab managers of the STEALTH lab. Ms. Mu is responsible for administrative work for the lab; coordinating data collection, management, and analyses; and mentoring and supervising research assistants. Ms. Mu also supports Dr. Lee’s grants through data analyses and manuscript writing. Her research focuses on pain, sleep, and cognitive aging among middle-aged and older adults.

Kris Calfee

Kris Calfee, Ph.D. student, is the assistant lab manager of the STEALTH Lab. Kris assists in overseeing undergraduate RAs, running data analyses, proofreading PR and social media posts, and other administrative work for the lab. Kris's research focuses are in cognitive aging, dementia, and sleep.


We are currently recruiting undergraduate research assistants!

Please email the below application materials to if you are interested in being part of The STEALTH Lab.

  • A copy of your unofficial transcripts
  • An updated resume or curriculum vitae
  • A statement of interest (i.e., a one page document describing who you are, what your research interests and career goals are, and why you are interested in becoming a member of our lab)
    *Please save your documents as “Last Name Document Title MM-DD-YYYY” 

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