Christine Spadola, PhD, LMHC

Associate Investigator

Christine Spadola

Dr. Christine Spadola, assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, earned a doctorate in Social Welfare and a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, both from Florida International University (FIU), and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami. Christine completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is passionate about promoting population health and well-being through feasible and accessible interventions, and has conducted several community-based sleep research projects including adapting yoga and behavioral sleep interventions for use in low income communities. As a dog lover and proud sister of an Iraqi war veteran, Christine enjoys conducting meaningful research with C-P.A.W.W. Christine is also a passionate advocate of pet adoption; she and her husband are the proud parents of two rescue beagles, “Tex” and “Penelope.” When not teaching or researching, Christine enjoys spending time with her husband, dogs, and young son.