PhD Students

Fumiko Hamada

Fumiko Hamada

Ph.D. Student
Office: MHC1316A

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Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests: 

Alzheimer’s disease, applied behavioral science, non-pharmacological behavior intervention, and the bidirectional relations between sleep and cognitive decline.


2022 – present. Ph.D. in Aging Studies at the University of South Florida. 
2020 – 2021. Graduate Certificate in Gerontology at the University of South Florida. 
2018 – 2019. Master of Arts in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis at Arizona State University. 
2000 –2007. Master of Arts in Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles (degree incomplete, 80 credit units earned). 
1998 – 2000. Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Class taught or currently teaching:

DEP 2004 The Life Cycle (Instructor)Z
GEY 4612 Psychology of Aging (Teaching Assistant)

Research Project Underway

Relationship between Insomnia-Like Symptoms and Cognitive Function in Older Adults: Can Late-Life Insomnia Predict Future Cognitive Decline?

Greater Adherence to Daily Health Behaviors Relates to Better Cognitive Function