Sarah T Stahl, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical and Translational Science

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara Street

Education & Training

West Virginia University 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, Schulz R. Feeling relieved after the death of a family member with dementia: Associations with post-bereavement adjustment. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019; 27: 408-416.
  2. Smagula SF, Hall TM, Stahl ST. Rest-activity rhythms and depression symptoms in older bereaved adults. Int Psychogeriatr. 2019; 14: 1-2.
  3. Stahl ST, Schulz R. Restorative activities among bereaved caregivers of nursing home patients. Geriatr Nurs. 2018; 39: 414-418.
  4. 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.
  5. Stahl ST, Albert SM. Walking tests: Are they sensitive to detect cognitive decline in older adults? Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018; 26: 449-450.