Jennifer Fillo, PhD

Jennifer Fillo, PhD.

Research Assistant Professor

Department of Community Health and Health Behavior
Department of Psychology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-2496

Primary Research Areas

Social determinants of health behavior; influence of close others (e.g., family, friends, romantic partners) on health behavior; use of alcohol and other substances; stress coping and emotion regulation; contextual factors contributing to stress in at-risk populations; dyadic and longitudinal methods

Current Projects Publications

Representative and Recent Publications

Fillo, J., Kamper-DeMarco, K. E., Brown, W. C., Stasiewicz, P. R., Bradizza, C. M. (2019). Emotion regulation difficulties and social control correlates of smoking among pregnant women trying to quit. Addictive Behaviors, 89, 104-112.

Rodriguez, L. M., Fillo, J., Hadden, B. W., Øverup, C. S., Baker, Z. G., & DiBello, A. M. (2019). Do you see what I see? Actor and partner attachment shape biased perceptions of partners. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(4), 587-602.

Kulak, J. A., Fillo, J., Homish, D. L., Kahn, L., & Homish, G. G. (2019). Substance use and mental health among military spouses and partners. Military Behavioral Health, 7(3), 257-267.

Fillo, J., Heavey, S. C., Homish, D. L., & Homish, G. G. (2018). Deployment-related military sexual trauma predicts alcohol problems among male reserve and National Guard soldiers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 42, 111-119.

Vest, B. M., Homish, D. L., Fillo, J., & Homish, G. G. (2018). Military status and alcohol problems: Former soldiers may be at greater risk. Addictive Behaviors, 84, 139-143.

Fillo, J., Holliday, S. B., DeSantis, A., Germain, A., Buysse, D. J., Matthews, K. A., & Troxel, W. M. (2017). Observed relationship behaviors and sleep in military veterans and their partners. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51, 879-889.

Fillo, J., Rodriguez, L. M., Anthenien, A. M., Neighbors, C., & Lee, C. M. (2017). The angel and the devil on your shoulder: Friends mitigate and exacerbate 21st birthday alcohol-related consequences. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 31, 786-796.

Fillo, J., Staplefoote, B. L., Martinez, A., Sontag-Padilla, L., Shadel, W. G., Martino, S. C., Setodji, C. M., Meeker, D., & Scharf, D. (2016).  Simplified novel application (SNApp) framework: A guide to developing and implementing second-generation mobile applications for behavioral health research. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 6, 587-595.

Howland, M., Farrell, A. K., Simpson, J. A., Rothman, A. J., Burns, R., Fillo, J., & Wlaschin, J. (2016).  Relational effects on physical activity: A dyadic approach to the theory of planned behavior. Health Psychology, 35, 733-741.