Mona El-Sheikh, Ph.D., is an Alumni Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn University. Her ongoing research, which is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES) focuses on associations among family risk, psychophysiological regulation, sleep, and child outcomes in psychological adjustment, physical health, cognitive functioning, and academic performance domains. A recognized feature of her research is its multi- and inter-disciplinary nature, and her research has received attention for building bridges across several disciplines concerned with child health including child development, developmental psychopathology, pediatric sleep medicine, and the study of multiple domains of biological and physiological regulation.
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- Dr. El-Sheikh's educational, teaching and research history and interests
- Job and class credit opportunities with our research projects
- Specific information about our ongoing research projects
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