Lana L. Watkins, PhD, BS


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Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department / Division:
Psychiatry / Behavioral Medicine
3119 Hosp South
Durham, NC 27710
Office Telephone:
(919) 681-4087
  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991
  • BS, University of Florida, 1984
Research Interests:
* Examination of the relationship between affective disorders and autonomic cardiovascular control.

* Examination of the mechanisms underlying the increased cardiac mortality associated with anxiety disorders.

* Examination of the role of behavioral factors (diet, exercise) as modulators of glycemic control and in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy.