R. David Hayward is an Assistant Research Scientist in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His primary area of research involves the social psychology of religion, aging, and health, with a methodological focus in longitudinal survey research and hierarchical/multilevel statistical modeling.
Before coming to Michigan, David was a postdoc at Duke University Medical Center (first with the Center for Spirituality, Theology, and Health, and later with the Neuropsychiatric Imaging Research Laboratory). He received his PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Nevada - Reno in 2008, and his BA in Psychology at Ohio University in 2003. He originally comes from Wyoming.