Recipient

Hannah Jahnke
Doctoral, Graduate Student

Project

Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

Intergenerational Effects of Maternal Stress in the Galapagos Islands

Hannah will travel to the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, to investigate perinatal maternal stress and its effect on the development of the infant hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis). Her research will include interviews with new and expectant mothers, analyses of psychosocial stress and key stressors on the islands, and biomarker collection.

Location

Gal√°pagos Islands, Ecuador