Graduate School
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (2007), Marriage and Family Therapy
Other Post Graduate Training
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (2007)
Other Post Graduate Training
Florida State University (2012)
Graduate School
Florida State University (2012), Marriage and Family Therapy


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

'They should walk with you': the perspectives of African Americans living with hypertension and their family members on disease self-management.
Woods SB, Hiefner AR, Udezi V, Slaughter G, Moore R, Arnold EM, Ethn Health 2022 Feb 1-26
Couple and family interventions for depressive and bipolar disorders: Evidence base update (2010-2019).
Wittenborn AK, Woods SB, Priest JB, Morgan PC, Tseng CF, Huerta P, Edwards C, J Marital Fam Ther 2021 Nov
The Biobehavioral Family Model: An Evidence-Based Approach to Biopsychosocial Research, Residency Training, and Patient Care.
Wood BL, Woods SB, Sengupta S, Nair T, Front Psychiatry 2021 12 725045
Discrimination, family emotional climate, and African American health: An application of the BBFM.
Priest JB, McNeil Smith S, Woods SB, Roberson PNE, J Fam Psychol 2020 Jan
Linking family and intimate partner relationships to chronic pain: An application of the biobehavioral family model.
Signs TL, Woods SB, Fam Syst Health 2020 Jan
Family emotional climate and health: Testing conveyance of effects via psychobiological mediators
Woods SB, Roberson PNE, Priest JB Personal Relationships 2020
The development and validation of the FACES-IV-SF
Priest JB, Parker EO, Hiefner A, Woods SB, Roberson PNE J Marital Fam Ther 2020
Family versus intimate partners: Estimating who matters more for health in a 20-year longitudinal study.
Woods SB, Priest JB, Roberson PNE, J Fam Psychol 2019 Nov
The Critical Need to Recognize That Families Matter for Adult Health: A Systematic Review of the Literature.
Woods SB, Bridges K, Carpenter EN, Fam Process 2019 Nov
Close relationships as a contributor to chronic pain pathogenesis: Predicting pain etiology and persistence.
Woods SB, Priest JB, Kuhn V, Signs T, Soc Sci Med 2019 Sep 237 112452


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Case Studies in Couple and Family Therapy: Through the Lens of Early Career Professionals

Connie Cornwell, Sarah Woods (Ed.) (2020). Routledge

Honors & Awards

  • Excellence in the Media
    American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2017)
  • Special Recognition Award
    Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2017)
  • Dissertation Award
    American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2013)