Elizabeth A Bachen Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

Teaching
8/98-present, Professor, Department of Psychology, Mills College

3/05-present, Affiliated Faculty Member, Psychology and Medicine Postdoctoral Program, University of California, San Francisco.

1/98-5/98, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Mills College.

1/94-4/94, Undergraduate Course Instructor: Introductory Statistics, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh.

9/86-1/87, Teaching Assistant: Testing and Measurement, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University.

Education
1995-1998, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA.

1987-1995, PhD, Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

1994-1995, Predoctoral Fellow, Clinical Psychology Internship, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, CA.

1985-1987, MA, Experimental Psychology, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

1980-1982, BS, Psychology, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA.

1977-1980, American River College, Sacramento, CA.

Research
7/95-8/98, Post-doctoral Fellow, Health Psychology and Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco.

9/88-9/92, NHLBI Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh.

6/86-6/87, Master's Thesis: Renal Blood Flow Changes During Stress in Borderline Hypertensive and Normotensive Men, University Hospital, University of California, San Diego.

9/85-6/87, Research Assistant: Mood and Physical Symptom Study; Alcohol and Information Processing Study, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University.

12/84-6/85, Research Assistant: Spinal Injury (Rat) and Brain Tumor (Human) Studies, Department of Neurology, Hahnemann University.

2/83-6/83, Research Assistant: Reading and Mass Media Research Project, Department of Communications, Stanford University.

Clinical
7/95-8/98, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit, University of California, San Francisco.

7/94-7/95, Predoctoral Intern, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco.

9/93-1/94, Practicum Trainee, Personality Disorders Clinic, Western Psychiatric Institute, University of Pittsburgh.

9/92-12/93, Graduate Clinic Coordinator, Clinical Psychology Center, Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh.

7/92-12/92, Practicum Trainee, Pain Institute and Rehabilitation Center, Western Psychiatric Institute, University of Pittsburgh.

9/87-6/92, Practicum Trainee, Clinical Psychology Center, University of Pittsburgh.

Publications

In Preparation and Ongoing
Bachen, E.A., Chesney, M.A., Criswell, L.A., Katz, P., & Yelin, E. (In preparation). Childhood adversity is associated with recurrent depression, lupus activity and adjustment in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Bachen, E.A., Hamilton, S., Chesney, M.A., & Criswell, L.A. (Data collection ongoing). Genetic associations with mood disorders in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Bachen, E.A. et al., (In preparation). Hormone, immune, and cardiovascular responses to stress in individuals with social anxiety.

Bachen, E.A. et al. (In preparation). Shyness is related to lower life satisfaction, depressed mood, social anxiety, and reported asthma and panic attacks. Presented at the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2014.

Bachen, E.A. et al. (In preparation). Mood and well-being in highly shy adults is influenced by symptoms of social phobia. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, 2014.

Published Manuscripts
Lockwood, K.G., Walsh, C.P., Bachen, E.A., & Marsland, A.L. (in press). Psychoneuroimmunology. In Ayers et al. Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, and medicine. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Walsh, C.P., Lockwood, K.G., Bachen, E.A., & Marsland, A.L. (in press). Psychoneuroimmunology assessment. In Ayers et al. Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, and medicine. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Marsland, A.L., Bachen, E.A., and Cohen, S. (2012). Stress, Immunity, and Susceptibility to infectous disease. In A. Baum, T.A. Revenson, and J.E. Singer (Eds.), Handbook of Health Psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Bachen, E.A., Chesney, M.A., and Criswell, L.A. (2009). Prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care and Research, 61, 822-829.

Flores, E., Tschann, J.M., Dimas, J.M., Bachen, E.A., Pasch, L.A., de Groat, C.L. Percieved discrimination, perceived stress, and health outcomes among Mexican American adults (2008). Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 30, 401-424.

Bachen, E.A., Cohen, S., and Marsland, A.L. (2007). Psychoimmunology. In A. Baum, S. Newman, J. Weinman, R. West, and C. McManus (Eds.). Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, and medicine, pp. 167-172. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Marsland, A.L., Cohen, S., and Bachen, E.A. (2007). Common Cold. In A. Baum, S. Newman, J. Weinman, R. West, and C. McManus (Eds.). Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, and medicine, pp. 637-638. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Marsland, A.L., Bachen, E.A., Cohen, S., and Rabin, B. (2002). Stress, immune reactivity and susceptibility to infectious disease. Physiology and Behavior, 77, 711-716.

Bachen, E.A., Muldoon, M.F., Matthews, K.A., and Manuck, S.B. (2002). The effects of hemoconcentration and sympathetic activation on serum lipid responses to brief mental stress. Psychosomatic Medicine, 64, 587-594.

Marsland, A.L., Bachen, E.A., Cohen, S., Manuck, S.B. (2001). Stress, immunity and susceptibility to infectious disease. In A. Baum (Ed.), Handbook of Health Psychology. (pp. 683-698). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

McCaffery, J.M., Muldoon, M.F., Bachen, E.A., Manuck, S.B. (2000). Behaviorally-evoked plasma catecholamine response and 24-hour excretion of urinary catecholamines among cardiac and vascular reactors. Biological Psychology. 52, 53-69.

Barger, S.D., Marsland, A.L., Bachen, E.A., Manuck, S.B., (2000) Repressive coping and blood measures of disease risk: Lipids and endocrine and immunological responses to a laboratory stressor.Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 1619-1638.

Bachen, E.A., Marsland, A.L., Manuck, S.B., and Cohen, S. (1998) Psychological stress and immune competence. In T.F. Kresina (Ed.), Handbook of immune modulating agents (pp. 145-159). New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc.

Bachen, E.A., Cohen, S., and Marsland, A.L. (1997) Psychoimmunology. In A. Baum, S. Newman, J. Weinman, R. West and C. MacManus (eds.). Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, and medicine. (pp. 35-39). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Marsland, A.L., Cohen, S. and Bachen, E.A. (1997) Common Cold. In A. Baum, S. Newman, J. Weinman, R. West and C. MacManus (eds.). Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, and medicine. (pp. 411-412). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Waldstein, S.R., Bachen, E.A., and Manuck, S.B. (1997). Active coping and cardiovascular reactivity: A multiplicity of influences. Psychosomatic Medicine, 59, 620-625.

Marsland, A.L., Herbert, S.B., Muldoon, M., Bachen, E.A., Patterson, S., Cohen, S., Rabin, B., and Manuck, S.B. (1997). Lymphocyte subset redistribution during acute stress: Meditating effects of hemoconcentration. Health Psychology, 16, 341-348.

Bachen, E.A, Manuck, S.B., Cohen, S. Muldoon, M.F., Raible, R., Herbert. T. and Rabin, B.S. (1995). Adrenergic blockade ameliorates cellular immune responses to mental stress in humans. Psychosomatic Medicine, 57, 366-372.

Herbert, T.B., Cohen, S., Marsland, A.L., Bachen, E.A., Rabin, B.S., Muldoon, M.F., and Manuck, S.B. (1994). Cardiovascular reactivity and the course of immune response to an acute psychological stressor. Psychosomatic Medicine, 56, 337-344.

Waldstein, S.R., Polefrone, J.M., Bachen, E.A., Muldoon, M.F., Kaplan, J.R. and Manuck, S.B. (1993). Relationship of cardiovascular reactivity and anger expression to serum lipid concentrations in healthy young men. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 37, 249-256.

Bachen, E.A., Manuck, S.B., Marland, A.L., Cohen, S., Malkoff, S.B., Muldoon, M.F., and Rabin, B.S. (1992). Lymphocyte subset and cellular immune responses to a brief experimental stressor. Psychosomatic Medicine, 54, 673-679.

Muldoon, M.F., Bachen, E.A., Manuck, S.B. Waldstein, S.R., Bricker, P.L., and Bennet, J.A. (1992). Acute cholesterol responses to mental stress and change in posture. Archives of Internal Medicine, 152, 775-780.

Manuck, S.B., Cohen, S., Rabin, B.S., Muldoon, M.F., Bachen, E.A. (1991). Individual differences in cellular immune responses to stress. Psychological Science, 2, 111-115.

Presentations

Conference Presentations
Kelly, O.A. & Bachen, E.A. Heightened social phobia with concomitant panic attacks increase substance use in college students. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, 2016.

Bachen, E.A., Connolly, E.O., Ross, L.P., Combs, L.A., & Lix, J.P. Mood and well-being in highly shy adults is influenced by symptoms of social phobia. Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, 2014.

Bachen, E.A., Connolly, E.O., Komaiko, K.D., Combs, L.A., Igaz, T.M., & Wright, L. D. Shyness is related to lower life satisfaction, depressed mood, social anxiety, and reported asthma and panic attacks. Presented at the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2014.

Bachen, E.A., Chesney, M.A., and Criswell, L.A. Childhood adversity is associated with recurrent depression, lupus activity and adjustment in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Presented at the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2010.

Bachen, E.A., Chesney, M.A., Stone, H.M., McDowell, R.K., Padilla, L.S., and Criswell, L.A. Mood and anxiety disorders in women with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Presented at the 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2006. Clinical Relevance Award.

Bachen, E.A., Chesney, M.A., and Criswell, L.A. Prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in women with SLE. Presented at the 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology.

Bachen, E.A., Criswell, L.A., Chesney, M.A., and Boyce, T. Hormonal and cytokine responses to stress in RA: Evidence of dysregulation. Presented at the 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2004, Citation poster presentation.

Bachen, E.A., Muldoon, M.F., Matthews, K.A., and Manuck, S.B. The effects of hemoconcentration and sympathetic activation on serum lipid responses to brief mental stress. Presented at the 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2001, Citation poster presentation.

Waldstein, S.R., Bachen, E.A., Polefrone, J.M., and Manuck, S.B. Dimensions of anger/hostility and cardiovascular health. Presented at the Sixteenth Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1995.

Muldoon, M.F., Herbert, T.B., Raible, R., Bachen, E.A., and Manuck, S.B. Serum lipid and hematologic responses to acute psychological stress. Presented at the Fifteenth Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1994.

Bachen, E.A., Manuck, S.B., Cohen, S., Muldoon, M., Herbert, T.R., and Rabin, B.S. Sympathetic blockade ameliorates cellular immune alterations induced by acute psychological stress. Presented at Research Prospectives in Psychoneuroimmunology, 1994.

Bachen, E.A., Cohen, S., Manuck, S.B., Marsland, A.L., Herbert, T.B., Rabin, B.S. Dispositional optimism predicts cellular-immune responses to stress. Presented at Research Prospectives in Psychoneuroimmunology IV, 1993.

Herbert, T.B., Cohen, S., Marsland, A.L., Bachen, E.A., and Rabin, B.S. Course of immune response in male and female cardiovascular reactors and non-reactors. Presented at the Convention of the American Psychological Society, 1993.

Waldstein, S.R., Bachen, E.A., Polefrone, J.M., and Manuck, S.B. Interrelationships among commonly used measures of anger and hostility. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1993.

Waldstein, S.R., Ryan, C.M., Bachen, E.A., Polefrone, J.M., and Manuck, S.B. Self-reported hostility predicts memory performance. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1993.

Waldstein, S.R., Manuck, S.B., Polefrone, J.M., Bachen, E.A., Muldoon, M.F., and Kaplan, J.R. Relationship of resting and stress reactive cardiovascular measurements to serum lipid concentrations. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1991.

Bachen, E.A., Rabin, B.S., Waldstein, S.R., Muldoon, M.F., Cohen, S., and Manuck, S.B. Anger, anger expression, depression, and subpopulations of T lymphocytes and natural killer cells. Presented at the Twelfth Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1991.

Waldstein, S.R., Manuck, S.B., Bachen, E.A., Muldoon, M.F., and Bricker, P.L. Anger expression, lipids and lipoproteins. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1990.

Bachen, E.A., Muldoon, M.F., Manuck, S.B., Waldstein, S.R., and Bricker, P.L. Lipid responses to mental stress and standing. Presented at the Eleventh Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 1990.

Other Presentations (2000 to Present)
Faculty Careers in Liberal Arts Colleges. Presented to the post-doctoral students in the Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, February 2, 2015.

Success in College. Presented to student members of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) at the NSCS Induction Ceremony, Mills College, Fall 2013.

The Living with Lupus Study. Presented to the postdoctoral program in Psychology and Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, May 18, 2010. In A. Baum, T.A. Revenson, and J.E. Singer (Eds.), Handbook of Health Psychology (pp. 683-698).

Friends for Life: How Social Support Benefits Health. Presented on Junior Day, Mills College, November 14, 2009.

Literary Panel: The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down. Student Orientation, Mills College, August 2009.

Childhood adversity and recurrent depression in women with systemic lupus. Presented to the UCSF MCRC/Lupus Research Group, University of California, San Francisco, April 2009.

Stress, anxiety and depression in lupus. Presented to the Lupus Support Group of Sonoma County, June 26, 2008.

Careers in 4-year public and private colleges. Presented at the Graduate Seminar Series, University of California, Davis, February 14, 2008.

Mood disorders in systemic lupus. Presented to the postdoctoral program in Psychology and Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, January 10, 2008.

Prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders in women with SLE and disclosure of symptoms to medical care providers. Presented to the UCSF MCRC/Lupus Research Group, October 2007.

Prevalence of depression and anxiety in women with SLE. Presented to the UCSF Lupus Research Retreat at the University of California, San Francisco, October 2006.

History of affective disorder and fatigue in women with SLE. Presented to the UCSF MCRC/Lupus Research Group at the University of California, San Francisco, October 2006.

Faculty Weekend Talk: Autoimmune disease and depression. Mills College, September 2006.

The Living with Lupus Study. Presented to the UCSF MCRC/Lupus Research Group at the University of California, San Francisco, March 2006.

Living with Lupus: Depression and anxiety in women with SLE. Presented to the postdoctoral program in Psychology and Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, January 2006.

Predictors of depression and anxiety in women with SLE. Presented to the Arthritis Foundation Research and Science Committee, San Francisco, January 2006.

Depressive and anxiety disorders in women with lupus. Presented to the UCSF Lupus Genetics Project at the University of California, San Francisco, February 2005.

The Living with Lupus Study. Presented to the Lupus Support Group of Sonoma County in honor of Lupus Awareness Month, October 2004, Santa Rosa CA.

Genetic and psychosocial predictors of anxiety and depression in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Presented to the postdoctoral program in Psychology and Medicine, at the University of California, San Francisco, April 2004.

Genetic and psychosocial predictors of anxiety and depression in women with systemic lupus erythematosus. Presented at the UCSF Lupus Research Center Retreat, University of California, San Francisco, March 11, 2003.

Depression and anxiety in lupus. Presented to the Marin County Sub-Chapter of the Lupus Foundation, October 2002.

Psychosocial influences on autoimmune diseases in women and their mechanisms of action. Presented to the postdoctoral program in Psychology and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2002.

Psychosocial research in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus, and careers in academia. Presented to the Kaiser-Permanente Postdoctoral Program, South San Francisco, March 2002.

When horrible things happen: Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder. Presented on Junior Day, Mills College, April 28, 2001.

Psychosocial influences on autoimmune diseases in women and their mechanisms of action. Presented at the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 2001.

Stress and Health. Presented on Junior Day, Mills College, April 29, 2000.

Stress and immune function in rheumatoid arthritis. Presented to the postdoctoral program in Psychology and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, March 2000.

The effects of stress on immune function: Implications for women with rheumatoid arthritis. Presented at the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, CA, February 10, 2000.

Professional Activities
Member, American Psychosomatic Society

Member Representative, American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health Psychology), Member Representative (1999-2003)

Invited reviewer for:
Health Psychology
Psychosomatic Medicine
Journal of Psychosomatic Research
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychiatry
Society of Behavioral Medicine Abstracts
Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology
Arthritis Care and Research
Lupus

Division 38 (Health Psychology) Program Submissions, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2010

College Service

Academic Standing Committee, Member (2000-01)

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Committee, Chair (2000-2007)

Academic Technical Advisory Committee, Member (2001-2004)

Faculty Search Committee for Biology Department, Member (2004-05)

Biopsychology Program Chair (2004-2010; 2012- present)

Faculty organizer and presenter for Advisors Workshop (2005-07)

Campus-Wide Strategic Planning Working Group Committee, Academic Development Subcommittee, Member (2006-2008)

Faculty Search Committee for Psychology Department, Member (2006-07)

Human Subjects Committee, Member (2007-08)

Pre-nursing Advisory Committee, Member (2007-08)

WASC Mission Subcommittee, Member (2007-2009)

Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, Member (2008-2010); Chair (Fall 2010)

Faculty Executive Committee (2013-2016)

Faculty Search Committee for Chemistry Department, Member (2016-17)

Faculty Advisor for National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) (2013-present)

Space Committee (2017-present)

Awards
Esther Lee Mirmow Chair, Department of Psychology 2012-2015, Mills College

Mary S. Metz Professorship for Excellence and Creativity in Teaching, Mills College, 2010

Marquis Who’s Who in America Publication, 2010-11

Esther Lee Mirmow Chair, Department of Psychology, Mills College, 2006-2009

Clinical Relevance Poster Presentation, 64th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2006

Citation Poster Presentation, 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2004

Citation Poster Presentation, 59th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, 2001

Bassell Award for Excellence in Performance by a Clinical Psychology, Graduate Student, University of Pittsburgh, 1994

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Fellow; National Research Service Award, 1988-1992

Grants Awarded

External Grants

7/04-6/07, “Predictors of depression and anxiety in women with SLE” Arthritis Foundation, Role: (Principal Investigator), Amount: $68,676

2002-2006, Biological and psychological risk and resilience factors for post-traumatic stress disorder following motor vehicle accidents” Academic Senate Grant, UCSF, Role: (Co-investigator), Amount: $34,653

1/99-5/01, “Acute Stress Reactivity and Exacerbations of Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis” John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation: Network on SES and Health, Role: (Principal Investigator), Amount: $12,810

Mills College Grants
2014-15, 2010-2011, 2008-2009, 2002-2003, 2000-2001, 1999-2000, Faculty Development Award

2016-17, 2002-2003, 2000, Meg Quigley Fellowship

2002, Barrett Research Award