Journal of Womens Health, Issues and Care ISSN: 2325-9795

Krista W. Ranby

Krista W. Ranby, PhD
Department of Psychology
University of Colorado at Denver, USA

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Dr. Ranby is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado Denver and head of the Healthy Couples Lab. She comes to the study of health behavior from the perspective of social and quantitative psychology. She is particularly interested in the ways that close relationship partners affect each other’s daily health behaviors. Dr. Ranby has experience studying couples within the context of physical activity and smoking cessation. She examines naturally occurring behavior change at specific points in time (e.g., New Years resolutions, marriage, disease diagnosis). She is also developing ways to encourage behavior change within romantic relationships.

Research Interest

Dr. Ranby's research interests include health behavior; mediation analysis; relationship partners.


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