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HHP Faculty's Research Featured in the Daily Cougar and UH News.

HHP faculty Dr. Daphne Hernandez's research on the benefits of a father’s involvement with his children, his role in the family and its effects on his own mental health and well-being was recently featured in the Daily Cougar and UH news.

Dr. Daphne Hernandez
Dr. Daphne Hernandez

Below is an excerpt from UH News

“The role of a father comes with such high expectations before you factor in complications such as finances, proximity or pre-existing health issues,” said Daphne Hernandez, assistant professor in the UH Department of Health and Human Performance. “Supporting his mental health is an important way to support the whole family.”


Read the entire article on UH news

An excerpt from The Daily Cougar:

Daphne Hernandez, an assistant professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, performed her research during a span of five years and received data from 5,000 fathers (single, cohabitating and married) between the ages of 25 and 35 who were considered at risk of becoming absent dads.


Read the entire article on The Daily Cougar website