Christine Spadola, PhD, LMHC
Christine Spadola, assistant professor of Social Work at Florida Atlantic University, 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 recently 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. As a dog lover and proud sister of an Iraqi war veteran, Christine is ecstatic to be an associate investigator with C-PAWW. Christine is also a passionate advocate of pet adoption; she and her husband are the proud parents of Penelope, a 10 year old (very cute and always hungry) Beagle whom they adopted 7 years ago. When not teaching or researching, Christine enjoys spending time with her husband and Penelope, taking long walks, and trying to pet as many dogs as possible.