Bunce Hall
Psychology

Dr. Betsy Pantesco

Assistant Professor

Biography:

  • BA Psychology, Loyola College in Maryland 
  • PhD Clinical Health Psychology, University of Pittsburgh.  

Clinical Interests: health psychology, behavioral sleep medicine

Research Interests: role of sleep and psychosocial attributes in cardiometabolic disease risk

Contact Information
Email: pantesco@rowan.edu
Phone:

Office: 116I Robinson
Office Hours: T/R 12:40 - 2:00 PM & by appt

Publications

Selected Publications

Mezick, E.J., Wing, R.W., & McCaffery, J. M. (2014). Associations of self-reported and actigraphy assessed sleep characteristics with body mass index and waist circumference in adults: moderation by gender. Sleep Medicine, 15, 64-70.

Mezick, E. J., Matthews, K. A., Hall, M.H., Jennings, J. R., Kamarck, T. W. (2014). Sleep duration and cardiovascular responses to stress in healthy undergraduate men. Psychophysiology, 51, 88- 96.

Mezick, E. J., Hall, M., & Matthews, K. A. (2012). Sleep duration and ambulatory blood pressure in black and white adolescents. Hypertension, 59, 747-752.

Matthews, K. A., Strollo, P. J., Hall, M., Mezick, E. J., Kamarck, T. W., Owens, J. F., Buysse, D. J., & Reis, S. (2011). Associations of Framingham Risk Index and coronary artery calcification with sleep characteristics in middle-aged men and women: Pittsburgh SleepSCORE Study. Sleep, 34, 711-716.

Beatty, D. L., Hall, M. H., Kamarck, T. W., Buysse, D. J., Owens, J. F., Reis, S. E., Mezick, E. J., Strollo, P. J., & Matthews, K. A. (2011). Unfair treatment is associated with poor sleep in African American and Caucasian adults: Pittsburgh SleepSCORE project. Health Psychology, 30, 351-359.

Mezick, E. J., Hall, M., & Matthews, K. A. (2011). Are sleep and depression independent or overlapping risk factors for cardiometabolic disease? Sleep Medicine Reviews, 15, 51-63.

Mezick, E. J., Matthews, K. A., Hall, M., Kamarck, T. W., Strollo, P. J., Buysse, D. J., Owens, J. F., & Reis, S. E. (2010). Low life purpose and high hostility are associated with an attenuated decline in nocturnal blood pressure. Health Psychology, 29, 196-204.

Mezick, E. J., Matthews, K. A., Hall, M., Kamarck, T. W., Buysse, D. J., Owens, J. F., & Reis, S. E. (2009). Intra-individual variability in sleep duration and fragmentation: associations with stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34, 1346-1354.

Mezick, E. J., Matthews, K. A., Hall, M., Strollo, P. J., Buysse, D. J., Kamarck, T. W., Owens, J. F., & Reis, S. E. (2008). Influence of race and socioeconomic status on sleep: Pittsburgh SleepSCORE project. Psychosomatic Medicine, 70, 410-416.

*Please note that my surname changed from Mezick to Pantesco