Center on Stress & Health


The UCI Center on Stress & Health (UCI CSH) is a research center comprised of multi-disciplinary collaboration between anesthesiologists, psychologists, surgeons, pediatricians, nurses, child life specialists, biomedical engineers, and computer scientists for the primary objective of assisting children and families manage pain, anxiety and stress surrounding the medical environment and disease burden.

To this end, we have targeted the following fundamental aims in response to our overall objective:

  • Incorporate a unique, multi-disciplinary, biopsychosocial approach integrating a number of disciplines such as anesthesiology, psychology, pain medicine, psychoneuroimmunology and information technology.
  • Focus on family-centered care as a cornerstone.
  • Explore use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).
  • Understand and move to reduce health disparities and pain in children.

Employment Opportunities

Interested in becoming a part of an exciting place to gain experience in the medical setting? Check our currently open positions.

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Fellowship Opportunities

Exciting postdoctoral fellowships with opportunities in receiving mentoring in conducting new, cutting-edge research are available throughout the year.

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Undergrad Opportunities

The undergraduate program allows students the ability to receive course credit for the time spent at the lab, have opportunity to conduct independent research, apply for funding and ultimately present their findings through research symposia.

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