Megan Crawford, M.S., Honorable Mention for APA Division 54 Grant Award

Published: November 30th, 2011

Category: Recent News, Students

Megan Crawford is a fourth year graduate student in CHP.  Her research and training is primarily focused in the area of pediatric psychology.   The Executive Committee of the Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54 of APA) recently announced that Megan was first runner-up for the prestigious Marion and Donald Routh Student Research Grant Award. The Routh Student Research Grant Award is an annual, highly competitive research scholar grant competition for student members of Division 54. Megan received this award for her grant submission “The Relationship Among the Built Environment, Health Behaviors, Quality of Life, and Weight Status in Overweight and Obese Rural Children” which is based on her dissertation research.  This award typifies that excellent scholarship that Megan has demonstrated throughout her time at UF. As a side note, Megan is also a member of the Student Advisory Board for Division 54.   Congratulations to Megan for her great work and for so wonderfully representing our Department on the national scene!