Welcome to the website of Dr. Laura Widman and the
Teen Health Lab at North Carolina State University!
Dr. Widman's research is focused on understanding and improving adolescent health, with an emphasis on sexual communication skill development and HIV/STD prevention. Her recent research incorporates digital technologies to deliver health programming to teens. Dr. Widman is also the newest author on the bestselling undergraduate textbook in human sexuality, Our Sexuality.
Note to prospective graduate students: Dr. Widman will be accepting graduate student applications for the 2021/2022 cohort. Please click this link to learn more about the Applied Social and Community Psychology doctoral program and to apply. Dr. Widman is especially interested in applicants who will contribute to the diversity of our team. Applicants from groups traditionally underrepresented in psychology graduate programs are encouraged to apply.
Note to undergraduate students: The Teen Health Lab is currently full for Fall 2020. If you are interested in a position for Spring 2021, please complete this application and email it to Dr. Widman in early November 2020.
Department of Psychology
NC State University
640 Poe Hall, Campus Box 7460
Raleigh NC, 27695
Office: 714b Poe Hall
Meet our amazing grad students and undergraduate research assistants!
Check out our current projects to see what the Teen Health Lab has been working on this year!