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College of Behavioral and Community Sciences


Aging studies student recognized for research excellence

Christina Mu

Christina Mu's work focuses on understanding the interplay between and consequences of sleep and pain over various time scales.

Christina Mu, a fourth-year PhD candidate in the School of Aging Studies, received the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (F31-Diversity). Her project is titled “Protecting Healthcare Workers’ Health and Well-being: The Joint Effects of Sleep and Pain, and Moderations by Work Characteristics.”

Mu was also awarded the Behavioral and Social Sciences Boaz Kahana Student Poster Award and two travel awards through the Gerontological Society of America Conference, which she will present at this November.

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