Eli Puterman, PhD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights |
San Francisco CA 94143
|American Psychosomatic Society||2011||Young Scholar Award|
|Swedish Berzelius Society||2011||Best Abstract Award|
|National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute||2011
|RAND Summer Institute||2011||Travel Award|
|Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research ||2010||New Investigator Award|
|Canadian Psychological Association ||2009||Dissertation Award|
|Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research||2005
||2008||Senior Trainee Award|
|Social Science and Health Research Council||2004
||2007||Doctorate Canada Graduate Scholarship|
|Western Psychological Association ||2003||Outstanding Poster Presentation Award|
|Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research||2003
||2005||Master Trainee Award|
|American Psychological Association – Division 38||2003||Outstanding Poster Presentation Award |
|Social Science and Health Research Council||2003
||2004||Master's Canada Graduate Scholarship|
|Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies||2001
||2003||Master Student Award|
|Concordia University, Montreal||2001||J.W. Bridges Award for Academic Excellence|
|Concordia University, Montreal||2000||Student Scholar Award|
My research highlights the benefits of regular physical activity and social support to those experiencing chronic stress in their lives. My work suggests that the stress-disease link can possibly be broken when people maintain a healthy physical activity regimen and close relationships with others. My current research, supported by a K99/R00 award from The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, will examine (1) the dynamic interplay between lifestyle factors and accumulation of life stress across adulthood to predict risk for cardiovascular disease and associated physiological weathering and (2) the cellular effects of an exercise intervention in chronically stressed individuals.
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