Nuria is currently a 3rd year clinical psychology PsyD student at Loma Linda University’s School of Behavioral Health. She is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she attended Macalester College and graduated with a B.S. in psychology and a minor in political science.
Nuria is interested in pediatric chronic pain and interdisciplinary approaches to pediatric medicine. Her research interests include investigating factors that influence the relationship between sleep and chronic pain. Her doctoral project is titled “Effects of Modifiable Health Behaviors on the Sleep-Pain Relationship in Adolescents”. This past year she received poster awards from the Sleep and Pain Special Interest Groups at the Society of Pediatric Society Annual Conference. In her free time, she enjoys taking her dog, Peanut, for long walks.