Sarah T Stahl, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara Street

Education & Training

West Virginia University Life-span Developmental Psychology
University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineGeriatric Psychiatry

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Member, American Psychosomatic Society
Member, Gerontological Society of America

Selected Honors & Awards

Barry Lebowitz Early Career Scientist Award, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry
Excellence in Research in the Field of Aging and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh Aging Institute

Research Interests

Bereavement and aging; Late-life depression; Behavioral health interventions
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Stahl ST, Emanuel J, Albert SM, Dew MA, Schulz R, Robbins-Welty G, Reynolds III CF. Design and rationale of a technology-based healthy lifestyle intervention in older adults grieving the loss of a spouse. Contemp Clin Trials Comm. 2017; 8: 99-105.
  2. Stahl ST, Beach SR, Musa D, Schulz R. Living alone and depression: The modifying role of the perceived neighborhood environment. Aging Ment Health. 2017; 21: 1065-1071
  3. Stahl ST, Arnold A, Chen J, Anderson S, Schulz R. Mortality following bereavement: The role of cardiovascular disease and depression. Psychosom Med. 2016; 78(6): 697-703.
  4. Stahl ST, Albert SM, Dew MA, Reynolds CF. Coaching in healthy dietary practices in at-risk older adults: A case of indicated depression prevention. Am J Psychiatry. 2014; 171: 499-505.
  5. Stahl ST, Schulz R. Changes in routine health behaviors following late-life bereavement: A systematic review. J Behav Med. 2014; 37: 736-755