Kirsten Aschbacher, PhD

Dr. Kirstin Aschbacher is currently working as a data scientist at Jawbone. Dr. Aschbacher joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco in the Spring of 2012. She has been awarded a Patient-Oriented Career Development Award through the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and she is a fellow with The Institute for Integrative Health in Baltimore, MD. Her research focuses on mapping the direct physiological pathways from interpersonal and social stressors to cardiovascular disease, in order to develop interventions more specifically tailored to targeting these pathways.