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Lisa Christian, PhD


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460 Medical Centr Dr
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 293-0936

Email: christian.109@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Nursing

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

 

Academic Advising

2011 - present Shannon Gillespie The Ohio State University.
2012 - present Geneveive Ritchie-Ewing The Ohio State University.
2012 - present Shannon Gillespie The Ohio State University.
2008 - 2009 Lana Alghothani The Ohio State University. Graduated 2010.
2009 Jennifer Steward The Ohio State University.
2012 Daniel Bower The Ohio State University.
2012 Jennifer Daniel The Ohio State University.
 

Certifications

2010 - present Psychologist: Ohio State Board of Psychology
2006 Certificate of Training in the Teaching of Psychology: The Ohio State University
 

Chapters in Books

Graham, J.E., Christian, L.M., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K.. "Marriage, health, and immune function: a review of key findings and the role of depression." In Relational Processes and DSM-V: Neuroscience, Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment. Edited by S.R.H. Beach, M.Z. Wambolt, N.J. Kaslow, R.E. Heyman, M.B. First, L.G. Underwood, & D. Reiss. -. Washington DC: American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., January 2006.

Graham, J.E., Christian, L.M., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K.. "Close relationships and immunity." In Psychoneuroimmunology. Edited by R. Ader. -. Burlington, MA: Elsevier Academic Press, January 2007.

Christian, L.M., Deichert, N.T., Gouin, J-P, Graham, J.E., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K.. "Psychological influences on neuroendocrine and immune outcomes." In Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 2. Edited by J.T. Cacioppo & G.G. Berntson. 1260-1279. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, January 2009.

Christian, L.M. & Glaser, R.. "The Impact of Everyday Stressors on the Immune System and Health." In Stress Challenges and Immunity in Space. Edited by Alexander Chouker. 31-46. Heidelberg, DE|DEU: Springer, January 2012.

 

Conferences

Jones (Christian), L.M., Stoney, C.M.. "The effects of social support and social evaluation on cardiovascular reactivity to acute stress." In Psychosomatic Medicine. (February 2005). A95-.

Jones (Christian), L.M., Robles, T.F., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K., Malarkey, W.B., Glaser, R.. "Loneliness moderates the effects of chronic stress on the immune response to pneumococcal pneumonia vaccine." In Brain, Behavior and Immunity. (July 2005). e34-.

Graham, J.E., Christian, L.M., Glaser, R., Loving, T.J., Malarkey, W.B., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K.. "Psychosocial predictors of wound healing during marital conflict." In Psychosomatic Medicine. (February 2006). A33-.

Christian, L.M., Graham, J.E., Glaser, R., Loving, T.J., Malarkey, W.B., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K.. "Social support buffers stress-induced impairments in wound healing." In Brain, Behavior and Immunity. (May 2006). 10-11.

Christian, L.M., Glaser, R., Malarkey, W.B., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K.. "Social support buffers the effects of stress on wound healing." In Psychosomatic Medicine. (February 2006). A35-.

Christian, L.M., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K., Deichert, N.T., Beversdorf, D., Glaser, R.. "Inflammation is associated with poorer self-rated health." In Brain, Behavior and Immunity. (June 2007). e7-.

Christian, L.M., Pereira, D.B., Bishop, M.M., Dodd, S., Wingard, J.R., Reddy, V.. "Spiritual absence predicts poorer 1-year survival outcomes after hematopoietic stem cell transplant." In Psychosomatic Medicine. (April 2008). A43-.

Christian, L.M., Franco, A., glaser, R., Iams, J.. "Depressive symptoms predict inflammation during pregnancy." In Brain, Behavior and Immunity. (May 2008). 1-.

Christian, L.M., Franco, A., Glaser, R., Iams, J.. "Low birth weight is associated with maternal distress and elevated serum macrophage migration inhibitory factor during pregnancy." In Psychosomatic Medicine. (April 2009). A75-.

Christian, L.M., Franco, A., Iams, J., Sheridan, J., & Glaser, R.. "Depressive symptoms predict exaggerated inflammatory responses to an in vivo antigen challenge during pregnancy." In Brain, Behavior and Immunity. (July 2009). S30-.

Christian, L.M., Iams, J.D., Porter, K., & Leblebicioglu, B. "Psychological Stress and Oral Health Among Pregnant Women of Low Socioeconomic Status." In Psychosomatic Medicine. (April 2011). A98-.

Marceau, K., Leblebicioglu, B., Iams, J.D., Christian, L.M.. "Peridontal disease, oral health behavior, and depressive symptoms in pregnant women of low socioeconomic status." The Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research: Research Day. (January 2011). n/a-.

Christian, L.M., Iams, J.D., Porter, K., & Glaser, R.. "Seasonal influenza virus vaccination as a model to assess in vivo inflammatory responses among pregnant women." In Brain, Behavior and Immunity. (August 2011). S180-.

Lynch, C.D., Walker, H., Christian, L.M., Ackerman, W.E., Rogers, L.K., Chandrasekara, S., Dyson, K., Patrick, T.E., Iams, J.D.. "The interplay among psychosocial and physiologic stress and race and their relation to preterm delivery: The SHAPE Study." In American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (January 2011). S328-.

Long, R, Iams, JD, Christian, LM. "Longitudinal changes in subjective stress across pregnancy." The 6th annual Research Day of the Ohio State University Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research (IBMR). (January 2012). n/a-.

Christian, LM, Iams, JD, Porter, K, Glaser, R. "Reactivation of latent Epstein-Barr Virus in pregnancy: Effects of race and implications for preterm birth." In Brain, Behavior and Immunity. (September 2012). S3-.

Marceau, K, Leblebicioglu, B, Iams, JD, Christian, LM.. "Health behaviors, peridontal disease, and pregnancy outcomes among women of low socioeconomic status." The National Association of Social Workers 2012 Conference. (July 2012). n/a-.

Marceau, K, Leblebicioglu, B, Iams, JD, Christian, LM. "Health Behaviors, periodontal disease, and pregnancy outcomes among women of low socioeconomic status." The 6th annual Research Day of the Ohio State University Institute for Behavioral Medicine Reserach. (January 2012). n/a-.

Christian, LM, Iams, JD, Porter, K, Sheridan, J. "Psychological stress, obesity, and influenza virus vaccine immunogenicity in pregnant women." In Psychosomatic Medicine. (April 2012). A99-.

Leblebicioglu, B., Burashed, M., Lamees, A., Chen, L.S., Gross, A., Scheckelhoff, N., Eubank, T., Christian, L., Tatakis, D.. "Early Healing Outcomes Following Alveolar Ridge Guided Bone Regeneration." 7th Annual Translational to Clinical (T2C) Regenerative Medicine Wound Care Conference. (March 2014). n/a-.

Burashed M., Alssum, L., Chen L-S., Scheckelhoff N., Christian, L., Tatakis, D.N., Leblebicioglu B.. "Treatment and Quality of LIfe Outcomes Following Guided Bone Regeneration." American Association for Dental Research Annual Meeting. (March 2014). n/a-.

Harzman, AE, Abdel-Misih, S, Nwomeh, B, Schaffir, J, Meyers, L, Shabsigh, A, Strafford, K, Waddell, V, Sinclair, L, Watson, D, Schmidt, C, Evans, C, Salani, R, Backes, F, Kapoor, R, Christian, L, Way, D, Danforth, D, Musindi, W. "Evaluation of an Integration of Medical Student Third Year Ob/Gyn and Surgery Clerkship." The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Meeting. (February 2014). n/a-.

Jaremka, LM, Belury, MA, Malarkey, WB, Glaser, R, Christian, L, Emery, CF, Kiecolt-Glaser, JK. "Relationship Distress Predicts Hunger-related Hormone Levels." In Psychosomatic Medicine. (March 2014). n/a-.

Harzman, AE, Abdel-Misih, S, Nwomeh, B, Schaffir, J, Meyers, L, Shabsigh, A, Strafford, K, Waddell, V, Sinclair, L, Watson, D, Schmidt, C, Evans, C, Salani, R, Backes, F, Kapoor, R, Christian L, Way, D, Danforth, D, Musindi, W. "Use of longitudinal preceptors during an integrated ob/gyn and surgery clerkship." The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Meeting. (February 2014). n/a-.

Harzman, AE, Abdel-Misih, S, Nwomeh, B, Schaffir, J, Meyers, L, Shabsigh, A, Strafford, K, Waddell, V, Sinclair, L, Watson, D, Schmidt, C, Evans, C, Salani, R, Backes, F, Kapoor, R, Christian, L, Way, D, Danforth, D, Musindi, W.. "Reflective ability of third year medical students in a fully integrated ob/gyn and surgery clerkship." The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Meeting. (February 2014). n/a-.

Blair, L.M, Gillespie, S., Porter, K., Leblebicioglu, B., Iams, J., Christian, L.M.. "Sleep Quality and Serum Proinflammatory Cytokines as Predictors of Length of Gestation." In The 8th Annual Research Day of the Ohio State University Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research (IBMR). (April 2014). N/A-.

 

Degrees

2000 B.S., University of Missouri

2000 B.A., University of Missouri

2004 M.A., The Ohio State University

2008 Ph.D., The Ohio State University

 

Editorial Activities

2008 - present Journal of Psychosomatic Research (5 reviews)
2009 - present American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (5 reviews)
2009 - present Physiology & Behavior (1 review)
2009 - present Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews (1 review)
2009 - present Brain, Behavior, and Immunity (16 reviews)
2009 Book Reviewer; Elsevier
2009 - 2012 Journal of Wound Care (4 reviews)
2010 - present Journal of Women's Health (5 reviews)
2010 - present American Psychosomatic Society (APS) conference abstract reviewer 2010 & 2011
2010 - present Biological Psychology (2 reviews)
2010 - present Psychosomatic Medicine (18 reviews)
2011 - present Journal of Behavioral Medicine (4 reviews)
2011 - present Lipids (1 review)
2011 - present Journal of Reproductive Immunology (1 review)
2011 - present Journal of Affective Disorders (1 review)
2011 - present Psychoneuroendocrinology (5 reviews)
2011 - present Journal of Behavioral Medicine (3 reviews)
2011 - present Health Psychology (4 reviews)
2012 - present Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (2 reviews)
2012 - present American Journal of Epidemiology (1 review)
2012 - present Vaccine (4 reviews)
2012 - present American Psychological Association (APA) Division 38 (Health Psychology) 2013 Annual Meeting
2012 - present Current Directions in Psychological Science (2 reviews)
2012 - present Hormones and Behavior (1 review)
2012 - present American Journal of Reproductive Immunology (1 review)
2012 - present Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research (2 reviews)
2013 - present American Journal of Human Biology (2 reviews)
2013 - present Annals of Behavioral Medicine (1 review)
2013 - present PLOS One (1 review)
2013 - present International Journal of Behavioral Medicine (1 review)
2013 - present Biological Psychiatry (1 review)
 

Honors

2002 NIH Travel Award. Dietary Supplement Use in Women Conference.
2005 Trainee Travel Award. The Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society.
2005 - 2007 NIH NIAID T32 Institutional Training Grant (T32AI55411). National Institutes of Health.
2006 Trainee Travel Award. The Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society.
2007 Edward J. Ray Travel Award for Scholarship and Service. Council of Graduate Students.
2007 International Travel Award. American Psychological Association.
2007 Herbert Troops Award for Creative Psychology Dissertation Research. Department of Psychology.
2008 Trainee Travel Award. The Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society.
2008 Credentialing Scholarship. National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.
2008 Edward J. Ray Travel Award for Scholarship and Service. Council of Graduate Students.
2011 Research Camp Fellow. Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research (ABMR).
2014 - present Connect Award. Project CEOS (Comprehensive Equity at Ohio State).
 

Journal Articles

Graham JE, Christian LM, Kiecolt-Glaser JK. "Stress, Age, and Immune Function: Toward a Life-Span Approach." Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Vol. 4, no. 29. (August 2006.): 389-400.

Christian LM, Graham JE, Padgett DA, Glaser R, Kiecolt-Glaser JK. "Stress and Wound Healing." Neuroimmunomodulation. Vol. 13, (August 2006.): 337-346.

Christian LM, Stoney CM. "Social support versus social evaluation: Unique effects on vascular and myocardial response patterns.." Psychosomatic Medicine. Vol. 68, (November 2006.): 914-921.

Christian, L.M., Franco, A., Glaser, R., & Iams, J.. "Depressive symptoms are associated with elevated serum proinflammatory cytokines among pregnant women." Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Vol. 23, (August 2009.): 750-754.

Christian, L.M., Storch, E.. "Cognitive-behavioral therapy for postpartum onset obsessive-compulsive disorder with aggressive obsessions." Clinical Case Studies. Vol. 8, no. 1. (February 2009.): 72-83.

Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K., Christian, L., Preston, H., Houts, C., Malarkey, W.B., Emery, C., Glaser, R.. "Stress, Inflammation, and Yoga Practice." Psychosomatic Medicine. Vol. 72, no. 2. (February 2010.): 113-121.

Christian, L.M., Franco, A., Iams, J.D., Sheridan, J., Glaser, R.. "Depressive symptoms predict exaggerated inflammatory responses to an in vivo immune challenge among pregnant women." Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Vol. 24, (January 2010.): 49-53.

Pereira, D.B., Christian, L.M., Patidar, S., Bishop, M.M., Dodd, S.M., Athanason, R., Wingard, J.R., Reddy, V.S.. "Spiritual Absence and One Year Mortality After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant." Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Vol. 8, no. 16. (August 2010.): 1171-1179.

Christian, L.M., Iams, J.D., Porter, K., Glaser, R.. "Inflammatory Responses to Trivalent Influenza Virus Vaccine Among Pregnant Women." Vaccine. Vol. 29, (November 2011.): 8982-8987.

Christian, L.M., Glaser, R., Porter, K., Malarkey, W.B., Beversdorf, D., & Kiecolt-Glaser, K.. "Poorer self-rated health is associated with elevated inflammatory markers among older adults." Psychoneuroendocrinology. Vol. 36, (November 2011.): 1495-1504.

Christian, L.M.. "Physiological Reactivity to Psychological Stress in Human Pregnancy: Current Knowledge and Future Directions." Progress in Neurobiology. Vol. 99, (August 2012.): 106-116.

Christian, L.M., Iams, J.D., Porter, K., & Glaser, R.. "Epstein-Barr virus reactivation during pregnancy and postpartum: Effects of race and racial discrimination.." Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. Vol. 26, (August 2012.): 1280-1287.

Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K., Christian,L.M., Andridge, R., Hwang, B.S., Malarkey, W.B., Belury, M.A., Emery, C.F., & Glaser, R.. "Adiponectin, Leptin, and Yoga Practice." Physiology & Behavior. Vol. 107, (December 2012.): 809-813.

Christian, L.M.. "Psychoneuroimmunology in Pregnancy: Immune Pathways Linking Stress with Maternal Health, Adverse Birth Outcomes, and Fetal Development." Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. Vol. 36, no. 1. (January 2012.): 350-361.

Christian, L.M., Glaser, R. Porter, K., Iams, J.D.. "Stress-induced inflammatory responses in women: Effects of race and pregnancy." Psychosomatic Medicine. Vol. 75, (September 2013.): 658-669.

Christian, LM, Porter, K, Karlsson, E, Schultz-Cherry, S, Iams, J. "Serum Proinflammatory Cytokine Responses to Influenza Virus Vaccine among Women during Pregnancy versus Non-Pregnancy." American Journal of Reproductive Immunology. Vol. 70, no. 1. (July 2013.): 45-53.

Christian, LM, Iams, JD, Porter, K, & Leblebicioglu, B.. "Self-rated Health among Pregnant Women: Associations with Objective Health, Psycholgical Functioning, and Serum Inflammatory Markers." Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Vol. 46, (December 2013.): 295-309.

Christian, LM. "Optimizing Benefits of Influenza Virus Vaccination during Pregnancy: Potential Behavioral Risk Factors and Interventions." Vaccine. -.

 

Presentations

"Stress, Depression and Immune Function During Pregnancy: A role for Omega-3 Fatty Acids." Presented at OSU Department of Human Nutrition Lecture Series, Columbus, OH. (October 2008)

"Stress and Health During Pregnancy." Presented at College of Nursing Colloquium Series, Columbus, OH. (January 2010)

"Stress and Health in Pregnancy: Perinatal Psychoneuroimmunology." Presented at Human Development and Family Science Brown Bag, Columbus, OH. (November 2010)

"Perinatal Psychoneuroimmunology: Stress and Health in Pregnancy." Presented at Pittsburgh Mind Body Center Speaker Series, Pittsburgh, PA. (April 2011)

"How to Get There From Here Panel Discussion." Presented at OSU College of Medicine Research Celebration Kick-Off Event, Columbus, OH. (April 2011)

"Effective Mentoring." Presented at OSU CCTS Tools of the Trade Workshop, Columbus, OH, US|USA. (March 2012)

"Periodontal healthstatus during pregnancy - Local immune environment and psychosocial stress." Presented at The Annual meeting of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), Iguacu Falls, BR|BRA. (June 2012)

"Psychoneuroimmunology in Pregnancy." Presented at Seminars in Psychology - Clinical, . (October 2013)

"Psychosocial Predictors of Altered Immune Parameters in Pregnant Women." Presented at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Psychiatry Grand Rounds, . (October 2013)

"Effects of stress and depression on immune parameters in pregnancy." Presented at American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society, Chicago, IL, US|USA. (September 2013)

"Effects of Race and Stresss on Inflammation and EBV Latency During Human Pregnancy." Presented at OSU Center for Women's Health, . (January 2013)

"Psychological Stress and Inflammatory Immune Processes in Pregnant Women." Presented at Guest Speaker at Ashland University, Ashland, OH, US|USA. (March 2014)

"Stress and Immune Function During Pregnancy." Presented at North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio, US|USA. (April 2014)

"Maternal Obesity, Child Temperament, and the Intestinal Microbiota in Toddlers." Presented at 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, . (March 2014)

 

Professional Activities

present Abstract Reviewer. International Research Congress for Integrative Medicine & Health. Miami, FL.
present Abstract Reviewer. International Research Congress for Integrative Medicine & Health. Portland, OR.
present Richard J. & Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.
present Faculty Judge. Hayes Undergraduate Research Forum.
present Abstract Reviewer. American Psychological Association Div 38 (Health Psychology).
present External Reviewer. Health Research Board (HRB) of Ireland.
present Abstract Reviewer. International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health.
present Perinatal Psychoneuroimmunology: Stress and Health in Pregnancy. Friends of Harding Hospital. Columbus, Ohio.
present NIH Study Section Member. ZRG1 BBBP-J (50): Special Emphasis Panel, RFA: Mechanistic Pathways Linking Psychosocial Stress and Behavior. Bethesda, MD.
present NIH Study Section Member. The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR); RFA-NR-13-002 “The Influence of the Microbiome on Preterm Labor and Delivery. Bethesda, MD.
present External Reviewer. Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
2008 - present Landacre Honor Society Research Fair.
2009 - present Team Member. OSUMC March for Babies Team (March of Dimes). Columbus, OH.
2009 - present Abstract and Symposium Reviewer. The American Psychosomatic Society.
2010 - present Maximus Scholarship Competition.
2011 - present Program Committee Member. American Psychosomatic Society.
2011 - present Chair for Mentor-Mentee Program. American Psychosomatic Society.
2009 Richard J. & Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. The Ohio State University.
2010 OSU AAHRP accreditation site visit. Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP).
 

Unpublished Works

Jaremka, J., Belury, M.A., Andridge, R.R., Malarkey, W., Glaser, R., Christian, L.M., Emery, C.F., Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K.. Interpersonal Stressors Predict Ghrelin and Leptin Levels in Women. April 2014.

Neal, J., Lamp, J., Lowe, N., Christian, L.M., Gillespie, S., Sinnott, L., McCarthy, D.. Differences in Inflammatory Markers between Nulliparous Women Admitted to Hospitals in Pre-Active versus Active versus Labor. April 2014.

Christian, LM. Stress and Immune Function during Pregnancy: An Emerging Focus in Mind-Body Medicine. April 2014.