Mark Flores, BS

PhD Student; Graduate Assistant

   Mark is a second year PhD student in Health and Human Physiology. Mark completed his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Kinesiology at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland.

    Mark is currently working on projects studying relationships between psychosocial stress, such as adverse childhood experiences, and physiological health outcomes. Current projects include a study of mediatory effects of perceived stress on the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and perceived sleep quality, as well as a study investigating relationships between perceived stress, discrimination, and sleep quality, and insulin sensitivity.

    Mark’s primary research interests include the study of psychosocial and sociocultural factors contributing to health outcomes, particularly as it relates to health disparities among underrepresented populations.