Matthew Cribbet

Assistant Professor


  • PhD, Clinical Health Psychology, University of Utah

Research Areas

  • sleep early
  • life adversity
  • cardiovascular disease risk
  • emotion regulation
  • close relationships


Matthew R. Cribbet received his doctoral training in clinical health psychology from The University of Utah. He completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship at The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and a post-doctoral fellowship in Sleep Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests include understanding the pathways linking stress, sleep, and social factors (social support, relationship quality) to cardiovascular disease risk. He is also interested in understanding the mechanisms linking early life adverse experiences such as abuse and neglect to physical health. Dr. Cribbet serves as an associate editor for the journal Behavioral Medicine.