Kristine Wilckins, PhD
Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh
After earning a Master’s Degree in Psychology from New York University, Dr. Wilckens attended the University of Pittsburgh, where she participated in the predoctoral training program in Behavioral Brain Research and earned a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology in 2012.
As a postdoctoral scholar in the Clinical and Translational Research Training Late-Life Mood Disorders program, Dr. Wilckens worked closely with her mentors, Drs. Daniel Buysse and Martica Hall, to further develop her research skills focusing on the role of sleep in brain health and cognition.
Dr. Wilckens is the author of peer-reviewed articles appearing in journals including the Journal of Sleep Research and Psychology and Aging, as well as numerous abstracts and other publications. She has also presented her findings at the annual meetings of the Society of Neuroscience, Associated Professional Sleep Societies, and the Cognitive Neuroscience Society as well as other professional organizations.