Adrian Chambers, M.S.
Adrian Chambers, B.S., is a doctoral student at the University of Florida in the Department of Clinical & Health Psychology- Clinical Neuropsychology Track (enrolled Fall 2014). Adrian graduated summa cum laude from Syracuse University in 2014, where she obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology, a minor inBiology, and was a 4-year NCAA Division-I athlete in field hockey.
Adrian is studying under the mentorship of Drs. Shelley Heaton and Russell Bauer. Her current research explores a variety of sleep parameters and neurocognitive processes in the context of pediatric neuropsychological disorders. Adrian also has an interest in pediatric traumatic brain injury and the neurocognitive correlates of social and behavioral dysregulation among this population. She is also concerned with the development and assessment of mindfulness- and acceptance-based interventions and their role in cognitive rehabilitation and therapy.
Adrian enjoys conducting neuropsychological assessments for individuals with acquired brain injury and/or complex neurodevelopmental and behavioral disorders. She also takes pleasure in providing neuropsychological consultation services for patients receiving medical care at our affiliated UF Health Shands Hospital. Adrian also enjoys providing intervention (i.e., psychotherapy services) for patients with complex medical/neurological conditions, as well as treating mood disorders and more serious psychiatric/ thought disorders (e.g., schizophrenia).
Teaching Assistant, Univ. of Florida, Bachelor of Health Science Program: Honors Research
Seminar (HSC 4969), Spring 2016
Teaching Assistant, Univ. of Florida, Bachelor of Health Science Program: Social &
Behavioral Science Research Methods (HSC 3057), Spring 2016
Teaching Assistant, Univ. of Florida, Bachelor of Health Science Program: Leadership Skills
and Styles (HSC4184), Fall 2015
Teaching Assistant, University of Florida, Dept. of Occupational Therapy: Applied Human
Development I (OTH3200), Fall 2015
Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University Childhood & Family Studies: Human Sexuality (Fall
2013, Spring 2014)
Presentations (Posters and Talks)
Health Professions HSC 4184 Leadership- Skills and Styles, Gainesville, Florida, 2015.
Wong, S, M.S., Letzen, J, M.S., Chambers, A, M.S, Heaton, S, Ph.D. “Neurorehabilitation using Mirror
Box Therapy in an Inpatient Setting: A Case Study of Phantom Limb Pain (Part I).” University of Florida
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology Colloquium, Gainesville, Florida 2015.
Chambers, A., B.S., Gellis, L., Ph.D. “Preliminary Data Comparing Three Electronically- Based
Interventions for Insomnia Among College Students.” Syracuse University Department of Psychology
Research Conference, Syracuse, New York 2014.
Chambers, A., B.S., Gellis, L., Ph.D. “A ‘Best Friends Approach’ for the care of dementia patients and
study of ‘Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction’ for anxiety relief within that population. Syracuse
University Department of Psychology Research Conference, Syracuse, New York 2013
Professional & Academic Affiliations
American Psychological Association Graduate Student Affiliate, American Psychological
Association Division 40 Affiliate, International Neuropsychological Society Affiliate, Psi Chi
International Psychology Honor Society, National Collegiate Scholar, Golden Key National
Awards & Distinctions
Syracuse University Chancellor’s Scholar (2010-2014), Syracuse University Dean’s List (2010-
2014), New Castle County Chamber of Commerce William V Roth Citizenship Award (2010),
American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association Scholarship (2010), NCAA Final Four
Competitor (2012), NFHCA Division-I National Academic Squad Honors (2011-2014), Big East
Conference All-Academic Team (2010-2013), National Science Foundation, “Research
Education for Undergraduates (REU) Site for Training Veterans to Conduct Trauma Research
with Fellow Veterans” Student Research Fellow (2013), Syracuse University Department of
Psychology Research Conference Poster of Distinction Award (2014), Atlantic Coast
Conference Postgraduate Scholarship Award (2014), University of Florida Department of
Clinical and Health Psychology Mega-TA Award (2015-2016)