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MARY.DAVIS@asu.edu

Professor
Psychology
Faculty
Mail Code: 1104

(480)965-2057

Bio

 

Professor, Department of Psychology (Clinical), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

 

Education

1994, PhD, University of Pittsburgh

Research Interests

Situational, personality, and hormonal responses to stress and coronary heart disease in women.

Websites

Resilience Solutions Group
Arizona Health and Aging Lab

Courses

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 680 Practicum
PSY 780 Practicum

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PSY 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PGS 462 Health Psychology
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 680 Practicum

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 574 Psychotherapy

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 680 Practicum

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 492 Honors Directed Study
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 680 Practicum

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PSY 590 Reading and Conference
PSY 592 Research
PSY 599 Thesis
PSY 680 Practicum
PSY 790 Reading and Conference
PSY 792 Research
PSY 799 Dissertation

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
PGS 399 Supervised Research
PGS 499 Individualized Instruction
PSY 574 Psychotherapy

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Davis, M.C., Okun, M.A., Kruszewski, D., Zautra, A.J., & Tennen, H.. Sex differences in the relations of positive and negative daily events and fatigue in adults with rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Pain (2010).

  2. Davis, M.C., Ventura, J.A., Wieners, M., Covington, S.N., Vanderhoff, V.H., Ryan, M.E., Koziol, D., Popat, V., & Nelson, L.M.. The psychosocial transition associated with spontaneous 46,XX primary ovarian insufficiency: illness uncertainty, stigma, goal flexibility, and purpose in life as factors in emotional health. Fertility and Sterility (2010).

  3. Finan, P.H., Okun, M.A., Kruszewski, D., Davis, M.C., Zautra, A.J., & Tennen, H.. Interplay of concurrent positive and negative interpersonal events in the prediction of daily negative affect and fatigue for rheumatoid arthritis patients. Health Psychology (2010).

  4. Finan, P.H., Zautra, A.J., Davis, M.C., Chalfont-Lemery, K., Covault, J., & Tennen, H.. Genetic influences on the dynamics of pain and affect in fibromyalgia. Health Psychology (2010).

  5. Finan, P.H., Zautra, A.J., Davis, M.C., Lemery-Chalfant, K., Covault, J., & Tennen, H.. COMT moderates the relation of daily maladaptive coping and pain in fibromyalgia. Pain (2010).

  6. Nicolson, N.A., Davis, M.C., Kruszweski, D., & Zautra, A.J.. Childhood traumatic experiences and cortisol levels in women with fibromyalgia or osteoarthritis.. Psychosomatic Medicine (2010).

  7. Zautra, A.J., Arewaksiporn, A., & Davis, M.C.. Resilience: Promoting well-being through recovery, sustainability, and growth. Research in Human Development, (2010).

  8. Zautra, A.J., Fasman, R., Davis, M.C., & Craig, A.D. (2010).. The effects of slow breathing on affective responses to pain stimuli: An experimental study. Pain (2010).

  9. Book chapter: Kent, M., & Davis, M.C.. Resilience interventions: The emergence of capacity-building programs and models.. Handbook of Adult Resilience. Guilford Publications, Inc. (2010).

  10. Davis, M.C., Luecken, L., & Lemery-Chalfant, K.. Resilience in Common Life: Introduction to the Special Issue. Journal of Personality (2009).

  11. Finan, P., Zautra, A.J., & Davis, M.C.. Daily Affect Relations in Fibromyalgia Patients Reveal Positive Affective Disturbance. Psychosomatic Medicine (2009).

  12. Davis, M.C.. Building emotional resilience to promote health. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine (2009).

  13. Davis, M.C., Zautra, A.J., Younger, J., Motivala, S.J., Attrep, J., & Irwin, M.R. (2008).. Chronic stress and regulation of cellular markers of inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis: Implications for fatigue.. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity (2008).

  14. Irwin, M., Davis, M.C., & Zautra, A.J.. Behavioral Comorbidities in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Psychoneuroimmunological Perspective.. Psychiatric Times (2008).

  15. Parrish, B., Zautra, A.J., & Davis, M.C.. The role of positive and negative interpersonal events on daily fatigue in women with fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Health Psychology. (2008).

  16. Younger, J.W., Finan, P., Zautra, A.J., Davis, M.C., & Reich, J.W.. Personal mastery predicts general well-being and stress-reactivity in adults with rheumatoid arthritis.. Psychology and Health (2008).

  17. Zautra, A.J., Davis, M.C., Tennen, H., Finan, P., Kratz, A., Nicassio, P.N., & Irwin, M.. Comparison of cognitive behavioral and mindfulness meditation interventions on adaptation to rheumatoid arthritis for patients with and without history of recurrent depression.. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2008).

  18. Book chapter: Davis, M.C.. Measuring adiposity in health research. Handbook of Physiological Research Methods in Health Psychology. Sage (2008).

  19. Alex Zautra, Brendt Parrish, Tina VanPuymbroeck, Howard Tennen, Mary Davis, John Reich, Michael Irwin. Depression History, Stress, and Pain in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Journal of Behavioral Medicine (2007).

  20. Alex Zautra, Robert Fasman, Brendt Parrish, Mary Davis. Daily fatigue in women with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Fibromyalgia.. Pain (2007).

  21. Anna Kratz, Mary Davis, Alex Zautra. Pain acceptance moderates the relation between pain and negative affect in female osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia patients. Annals of Behavioral Medicine (2007).

  22. Huebner, D.M., & Davis, M.C.. Perceived anti-gay discrimination and physical health outcomes. Health Psychology (2007).

  23. Book chapter: Davis, Mary C (Author) ,Zautra, A J (Author) ,Johnson, L M (Author) ,Murray, K (Author) ,Okvat, H (Author) . Psychosocial stress, emotion regulation, and resilience among older adults. Handbook of Health Psychology and Aging. Guilford (2007).

  24. J Reich, L Johnson, A Zautra, Mary Davis. Uncertainty of illness relationship with mental health and coping processes in fibromyalgia patients. Journal of Behavioral Medicine (2006).

  25. L Johnson, Alex Zautra, Mary Davis. The role of illness uncertainty on coping with fibromyalgia symptoms. Health Psychology (2006).

  26. Mary Davis, G Affleck, Alex Zautra, H Tennen. Daily interpersonal events in pain patients: Applying action theory to chronic illness. Journal of Clinical Psychology (2006).

  27. A Zautra, G Affleck, H Tennen, J Reich, Mary Davis. Dynamic approaches to emotion and stress in everyday life: Bolger and Zuckerman reloaded with positive as well as negative affects. Journal of Personality (2005).

  28. A Zautra, L Johnson, Mary Davis. Positive affect as a source of resilience to pain and stress for women in chronic pain. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2005).

  29. Alex Zautra, R Fasman, J Reich, P Harakas, L Johnson, M Olmsted, Mary Davis. Fibromyalgia: evidence for deficits in positive affect regulation. Psychosomatic Medicine (2005).

  30. D Huebner, C Nemeroff, Mary Davis. Do hostility and neuroticism confound associations between perceived discrimination and depressive symptoms?. Journal of Social and Personality Psychology (2005).

  31. D Huebner, Mary Davis. Gay and bisexual men who disclose their sexual orientations in the workplace have higher workday levels of salivary cortisol and negative affect. Annals of Behavioral Medicine (2005).

  32. H Burke, Mary Davis, C Otte, D Mohr. Depression and cortisol responses to psychological stress: a meta-analysis. Psychoneuroendocrinology (2005).

  33. A Zautra, D Yocum, I Villanueva, B Smith, Mary Davis, J Attrep, M Irwin. Immune Activation and Depression in Female Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Journal of Rheumatology (2004).

  34. A Zautra, L Johnson, Mary Davis. The role of positive affect in resilience following chronic pain and interpersonal stress for women with Osteoarthritis and Fibromyalgia. Cognitive Therapy and Research (2004).

  35. Mary Davis, Z Zautra, B Smith. Chronic pain, stress, and the dynamics of affective differentiation. Journal of Personality (2004).

  36. Mary Davis, Z Zautra, B Smith. Chronic pain, stress, and the dynamics of affective differentiation. Journal of Personality (2004).

  37. Z Zautra, Mary Davis, B Smith. Emotions, health, and personality. Journal of Personality (2004).

  38. Book chapter: Davis, Mary C (Author) ,Zautra, A J (Author) . Autoimmune Diseases: Psychosocial Aspects. Encyclopedia of Health and Behavior. Sage (2004).

  39. J Reich, Z Zautra, Mary Davis. Dimensions of affect relationships: Models and their integrative implications. . Review of General Psychology (2003).

  40. D Huebner, Mary Davis, C Nemeroff, Leona Aiken. The impact of internalized homophobia on HIV preventive interventions. American Journal of Community Psychology (2002).

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Presentations

  1. Davis, M.C. Building resilience: A targeted intervention for chronic pain. International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies annual meeting. (Nov 2010).
  2. Davis, M.C. Stress and emotional resilience: How affective complexity promotes adaptation to health challenges among women. Research Group Presentation, Reproductive Medicine Group, NICHD, NIH. (Sep 2010).
  3. Zautra, A.J. & Davis, M.C. Emerging emotion regulation interventions for chronic pain. American Psychosomatic Society Annual meeting. (Feb 2010).
  4. Davis, M.C., Zautra, A.J., Reich, J., & Finan, P. The effects of cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based interventions on resilience to chronic pain. Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention. (May 2009).
  5. Davis, M.D. Social and emotional resilience to stress. Building Health Lifestyles Conference. (Jan 2008).
  6. Davis, Mary Women's Health. First ASU Summer Institute on Community. (Jun 2006).
  7. Davis, Mary Promoting resilience in women: Keys to social and emotional "fitness.". Annual Women's Mental Health Symposium. (Apr 2006).
  8. Davis, Mary Stress and resilience in women. Annual Women's Mental Health Forum. (Jan 2006).
  9. Davis, Mary Resilience in chronic pain. Women's Mental Health Forum. (Apr 2005).
  10. Davis, Mary, Zautra, A, Reich, J Social Complexity and Adaptation to Chronic Pain. Western Psychological Association Annual Conference. (Apr 2004).
  11. Davis, Mary Mechanisms of Chronic Pain: Emotional Resources and Social Environment. American Psychosomatic Society Annual Conference. (Mar 2004).
  12. Davis, Mary, Zautra, A, Reich, J Vulnerability to stress among women in chronic pain from fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. Annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society.
  13. Zautra, A, Reich, J, Davis, Mary Adaptation in two dimensions: A dynamic model of affective health. Annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society.

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Davis,Mary C * , Zautra,Alex John , . Emotional Resilience in Fibromyalgia: A Pilot Study of Web-based Treatment. Inst. for Mental Health Res. (7/1/2010 - 8/30/2012).
  2. Burleson,Mary * Davis,Mary C . Supplemental Funding: Effects of Affectionate Touch Between Spouses on Cardiovascular Stress Responses. HHS-NIH-NHLBI (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012).
  3. Burleson,Mary * Burleson,Mary * Davis,Mary C . Effects of Affectionate Touch Between Spouses on Cardiovascular Stress Responses. HHS-NIH-NHLBI (9/1/2008 - 6/30/2012).
  4. Davis,Mary C * Mackinnon,David Peter Zautra,Alex John . Fibromyalgia: Interventions for Pain and Mood Regulation. HHS-NIH-NIAMS (8/1/2007 - 7/31/2014).
  5. Zautra,Alex John * , Aiken,Leona S , Castro,Felipe G , Davis,Mary C , Hall,John Stuart , Hall,John Stuart , Lemery,Kathryn Sue , Luecken,Linda J , Pennak,Sara , Pennak,Sara , Reich,John William , . Resilience and Health in Communities and Individuals Executive Level I. HHS-NIH-NIA (9/30/2005 - 8/31/2013).
  6. Nemeroff,Carol Jill * Aiken,Leona S Davis,Mary C Luecken,Linda J . Interpersonal Perceptions and the Placebo/Nocebo Effect. HHS-NIH-NCCAM (2/1/2005 - 1/31/2008).
  7. Davis,Mary C * . THE EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND MENOPAUSE ON PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS RESPONSE IN MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN. ABRC (7/1/2001 - 6/30/2002).
  8. Davis,Mary C * . THE EFFECTS OF SMOKING & MENOPAUSE ON PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS RESPONSE IN MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN. ABRC (7/1/2000 - 6/30/2001).
  9. Davis,Mary C * . THE EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND MENOPAUSE ON PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS RESPONSE IN MIDDLE-AGED WOMEN. ABRC (7/1/1999 - 6/30/2001).
  10. Davis,Mary C * . THE EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE USE ON PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS RESPONSES IN YOUNG WOMEN. ABRC (7/1/1996 - 6/30/1997).

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Service

  1. Appellate Lawyers National Conference, Speaker (2010 - present)
  2. Promotion to Full Professor, Outside Reviewer (2010 - present)
  3. Personnel Committee, Promotion Cheryl Conrad, Member (2009 - present)
  4. Search Committee-Phoenix Med Campus, member (2009 - present)
  5. Spirit of the Senses community group, Speaker (2009 - present)
  6. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  7. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  8. Health Psychology, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  9. Pain, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  10. Psychosomatic Medicine, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  11. Psychosomatic Medicine, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  12. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  13. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, Reviewer (2008 - present)
  14. Arthritis Care and Research, Ad hoc reviewer (2008 - present)
  15. Health Psychology, Ad hoc reviewer (2008 - present)
  16. Psychosomatic Medicine, Reviewer (2008 - present)
  17. Journal of Personality, Ad hoc reviewer (2004 - present)
  18. Planning and Advisory Committee, Member (2011 - 2012)
  19. Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs, Secretary/Treasurer (2007 - 2012)
  20. Undergraduate Studies Committee, Member (2010)
  21. Personnel Committee-Luecken Promotion, Member (2010)
  22. Personnel Committee-Tien promotion, member (2010)
  23. Undergraduate Studies Committee, Member (2009)
  24. Third Year Review Committee, Matt Newman, Member (2009)
  25. Planning and Advisory Committee (PAC), Member (2009)
  26. American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health), Nominations Committee Chair (2008 - 2009)
  27. American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health), Nominations Committee Member (2008 - 2009)
  28. American Psychological Association, Divison 38 (Health), Member, Nominations Committee (2008 - 2009)
  29. Planning and Advisory Committee (PAC), Member (2008 - 2009)
  30. Graduate Studies Committee, Chair (2009)
  31. Council of Clinical Health Psychology Training Programs, Co-Chair for 2009 Annual Conference (2008 - 2009)
  32. American Psychological Association, Divison 38 (Health), Strategic Planning Meeting Program Committee member (2008 - 2009)
  33. Third Year Review Committee, Adam Cohen, Member (2008)
  34. Third Year Review Committee, Nicole Roberts, Member (2008)
  35. American Psychological Association, Division 38 (Health), Secretary (2005 - 2008)
  36. Department of Defense, Scientific Reviewer (2007)
  37. Women's Mental Health Forum Program Committee, Member (2005)
  38. Health Psychology, Reviewer (2005)
  39. Health Psychology, Editorial Board (2002 - 2005)
  40. Clinical Psychology Admissions Committee, Member (ended 2004)

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