Kimberly D’Anna Hernandez, Ph.D.

Kimberly D’Anna Hernandez, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at California State University San Marcos. She completed her predoctoral work at Michigan State University and postdoctoral training with the Developmental Psychobiology Research Group at the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. D’Anna Hernandez’s main goals as a professor are to mentor other underrepresented students in research and encourage them in the academic process. Among her research interests are the role of stress/arousal peptides on maternal behavior in mice and the role of acculturation and other psychosocial measures on the biological response to stress in pregnant women, particularly Mexican and Mexican-American.

Project: Prenatal Parenting Intervention Modules for High Risk Pregnant Women