Graduate Students

Ph.D. Students

Jihun Woo

Jihun is a doctoral student in Health Behavior and Health Education and a Graduate Research Assistant in Dr. Steinhardt’s lab. She received her M.S. in Health Behavior and Health Education from The University of Texas at Austin. The overarching goal of her research is to investigate the beneficial influences of psychological resources on physical/mental health outcomes, and mediating roles of biological and behavioral pathways on this association. In her free time, she enjoys weight lifting, traveling, and cooking.

Email: jihunwoo@utexas.edu 

Victoria Saba

Tori is a doctoral student in Health Behavior and Health Education and a Graduate Research Assistant in Dr. Steinhardt’s lab. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Religion from Miami University and a master’s degree in Clinical Psychological Science from the University of Maryland. Her research interests focus on the psychological factors of health intervention and the importance of resilience in both psychological and physical well-being. In her free time, she can be found scouring Austin for its best hikes and breakfast tacos. 

Email: victoria.saba@utexas.edu


Master’s Students

Lauren Cebulske

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Lauren is a master’s student in health behavior and health education and a graduate research assistant in Dr. Steinhardt’s lab. She received a B.A. in health and society and international relations from The University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests involve community-intervention programs, health communication and the impact of gender role socialization on health. She enjoys reading, cooking and playing with her dog in her spare time.