Congratulations to CHP 2015 Graduates!

Published: August 7th, 2015

Category: Faculty, Recent News, Students

Nine CHP trainees were conferred the Ph.D. degree at the August 7, 2015 Doctoral Degree CommencementThe department is proud to present our newest graduates. The Ph.D. is the culmination of years of painstaking work and dedication on the part of our students, and their mentors.

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Back row: Russell Bauer, Peter Nguyen, Deidre Pereira, Stacy Maurer, Michael Robinson, Tim Conway

Middle row: David Janicke, Page Klitzman, Danielle Lespinasse, Laura Telepak, Kristen Springer, Brenda Wiens, Callie Dunn, Catherine Prince

Front row: Marissa Gowey, Dana Szeles, Nadia Bhiuyan

Nadia N. Bhuiyan,

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology summa cum laude, 2010, Auburn University—Alabama; Master of Science, 2012, University of Florida

Dissertation: Improving Imitation Skills and Behavior of Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using Child Directed Interaction Therapy

Dissertation Chair: B. A. Wiens

Dissertation Co-chair: R. H. Rozensky

 

Callie Jo Beck Dunn,

Bachelor of Science in Psychology summa cum laude, 2009, Brigham Young University—Utah; Master of Science, 2011, University of Florida

Dissertation: Human Search Behavior in the Computer-Generated Arena, a Virtual Morris Water Maze Task: Associations with Performance and Structural Neuroimaging in Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer’s Disease

Dissertation Chair: R. M. Bauer

 

Marissa Ann Gowey,

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2008, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities; Master of Science, 2012, University of Florida

Dissertation: Executive Function and Binge Eating in Overweight and Obese Youth

Dissertation Chair: D. Janicke

 

Page H. Klitzman,

Bachelor of Arts, 2010, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Master of Science, 2012, University of Florida

Dissertation: Individual and Family Factors Associated with Pharmacological and Behavioral Adherence in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease

Dissertation Chair: D. Janicke

 

Danielle Marie Lespinasse,

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2007, Yale University—Connecticut; Master of Science, 2012, University of Florida

Dissertation: Outcomes of a Commercially Based Online Weight Management Program

Dissertation Chair: M. G. Perri

 

Stacey Nicole Maurer,

Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 2009, Master of Science, 2012, University of Florida

Dissertation: Choosing Health: An Online Intervention to Change Eating/Exercise (Project CHOICE)

Dissertation Chair: M. G. Perri

 

Peter Thanh Trieu Nguyen,

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2007, University of California at Los Angeles; Master of Science, 2011, University of Florida

Dissertation: Functional and Structural Connectivity of the Frontoparietal Network as Predictors of Working Memory Performance

Dissertation Chair: C. E. Price

 

Kristen Sanderson Springer,

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, magna cum laude 2006, Master of Arts, 2008, Assumption College—Massachusetts; Master of Science, 2012, University of Florida

Dissertation: The Development and Assessment of a New Technology for Treating Chronic Low Back Pain Patients From a Fear-Avoidance Model

Dissertation Chair: M. E. Robinson

 

Dana Marie Szeles,

Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, 2007, University of Connecticut at Storrs; Master of Science, 2011, University of Florida

Dissertation: Visuospatial Influences on Emotional Perception: Effects of Spatial Location on Ratings of Emotional Valence

Dissertation Chair: T. W. Conway

Dissertation Co-chair: R. M. Bauer

 

Laura C. Telepak,

Bachelor of Science in Psychology , summa cum laude, 2010, Miami University—Ohio; Master of Science, 2012, University of Florida

Dissertation: Sleep Disturbance as a Predictor for Psychosocial Symptoms Following Surgery for Gynecologic Cancer: A Focus on Intraindividual Variability

Dissertation Chair: D. B. Pereira