CHP Students Win Awards at Society for Pediatric Psychology National Conference

Published: April 23rd, 2015

Category: Recent News, Students

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Congratulations to Bridget Armstrong, Julia Carmody, Sarah Stromberg and Marissa Gowey for their outstanding research and accomplishments at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference this past week, April 15 – 18th. Bridget Armstrong, who is completing her fourth year in the child and pediatric psychology area and will be leaving for internship later this summer, won the Diversity Poster Award and a Student Travel Award for her research on “Convenience Store Density as a Predictor of Child Weight Change in a Rural Behavioral Lifestyle Intervention”. Julia Carmody, who is completing her third year in the child and pediatric psychology area, won a Top Category Outstanding Poster Award, as well as the GI Special Interest Group Poster Award for her work on “The Effects of Adolescent and Paternal Involvement in Disease Management on Depressive Symptoms and Health Related Quality of Life in Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease”. Sarah Stromberg, who is completing her second year in the child and pediatric psychology area, won a Top Category Outstanding Poster Award, as well as the Obesity Special Interest Group Poster Award for her work on “The Relationship between Mother to Child Calories Served and Maternal Perception of Hunger.” Finally, Marisa Gowey, who is completing her internship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center, won a Top Category Outstanding Poster Award for her work at UF on the “Associations Between Executive Functioning and Overeating in Youth who are Overweight and Obese.” Only 10 Top Category Outstanding Poster Awards were presented for the entire conference. CHP students took home three of these awards – Way to go! Congratulations to all the students from