Marie Chardon, M.S.

Biography

Marie Chardon, B.A., is a doctoral candidate at the University of Florida (UF) in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology. Marie graduated summa cum laude from Bucknell University College in 2012 with a major in Psychology and French. After graduation, Marie worked for two years as a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Department of Developmental Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During that time she also volunteered as a Research Assistant at the University of North Carolina Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders and as a crisis hotline volunteer for Hopeline Inc. Currently, Marie is in the Clinical Child and Pediatric Psychology track under the mentorship of Dr. David Janicke. In her free time, Marie enjoys traveling, working out and enjoying the outdoors.

Research Focus

Marie’s primary research interests include pediatric chronic illness (e.g., obesity, cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease), weight management, disordered eating, and health behavior change (e.g., diet, exercise, sleep, and stress management). Specifically, she is interested in how psychosocial, behavioral, and biological factors are associated with youth adjustment to chronic illness. Marie’s master’s thesis focused on the associations between youth adjustment problems, sleep-related problems, and disordered eating attitudes and behaviors.

Publications

 Chardon, M. L., Janicke, D. M., Carmody, J. K., & Dummont-Driscoll, M. C. (In Press 2016). Youth Internalizing Symptoms, Sleep-Related Problems, and Disordered Eating Attitudes and Behaviors: A Moderated Mediation. Eating Behaviors.

 Chardon, M. L., Stromberg, S. E., Lawless, C., Janicke, D. M., Fedele, D. A., Carmody, J. K., & Dummont-Driscoll, M. C. (Under Review with Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology 2016). The Moderating Role of Youth Sleep Disturbance on the Relationship between Youth Internalizing and Externalizing Symptoms and Parent psychological distress.

 Stromberg, S. E., Minski, S.A., Wheeler, P., Chardon, M. L., & Janicke, D. M. (In preparation 2016). Psychometric Validation of the Parent Restrictive Feeding Questionnaire: Child Report.

Presentations

 Chardon, M. L., Carmody, J.K. & Janicke, D.M. (2016) Perception of Disease Management Responsibility and Stress in Female Caregivers of Adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Poster to be presented at the 2016 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

 Stromberg, S., Wheeler, P., Chardon, M. L., Carmody, J.K. & Janicke, D.M. (2016) Psychometric validation of the Parent Restrictive Feeding Questionnaire: Child Report. Poster to be presented at the 2016 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

 Chardon, M. L. & Janicke, D. M. (2015). The Mediating Role of Sleep Disturbance and Daytime Sleepiness on the Relationship between Youth Internalizing Symptoms and Disordered Eating Attitudes and Behaviors. Poster presented at the 2015 Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference, Amelia Island, Florida.​

 Chardon, M. L., Armstrong, B. & Janicke, D. M. (2015). The relationship between self-worth and weight change among treatment seeking youth. Poster presented at the 2015 Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, San Diego, California.​

Lawless, C., Chardon, M. L., Carmody, J. K., Janicke, D. M., & Fedele, D. A. (2015). Ethnic Differences in Adolescent Sleep Hygiene. Poster presented at the 2015 Public Health and Health Professions Research Day, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Propper, C., Chardon, M. L., Palmer, K., Poteat, J., Thomas, M., & Coffman, J. (2015). Relations among self-regulation, the pre-k classroom context, and aspects of kindergarten readiness. Poster presented at the 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Flack, W. F., Jr., Massa, A.A., Shea, N., Chardon, M., Lebowitz, A., Muson, L., Whalen, J., Yingst, J., Born, K., Collins, T., & Latosek, T. (2012). Acquaintance hook ups, alcohol, and male peer support for women abuse are related to perception of sexual assault. Paper accepted for presentation to the 28th annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Los Angeles, CA. [Withdrawn due to family medical emergency.]

Awards and Memberships

Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies Mini-Grant (2015 and 2016)

Research Travel Award, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida (2015, and 2016)

Research Travel Award, Office of Research, University of Florida (2015, and 2016)

Research Travel Award, Graduate Student Council, University of Florida (2015)

Student Member of Academy for Eating Disorders (2014 – Present)

Student Member of American Psychological Association, Division 54 (2014 – Present)

Student Member of American Psychological Association, Division 53 (2015 – Present)

Student Member of APAGS (2014 – Present)

Leadership

Campus Representative for Division 54 Network of Campus Representatives (2015 – Present)

Student Representative, Clinic Committee (Fall 2014 – Spring 2015)