CHP doctoral student Sarah Stromberg (mentor: David Janicke) has won the Society for Health Psychology, American Psychological Association Division 38, Graduate Student Research Award.
Congratulations to Sarah Stromberg for her award. Ms. Stromberg won for her project, entitled The Impact of Pre-Surgical Dietary and Psychosocial Factors on Post-Surgical Diet in a Population of Bariatric Surgery Patients. The dissertation project is a longitudinal study that examines predictors of dietary outcomes in adults undergoing bariatric surgery.
Each year the Society for Health Psychology sponsors five graduate student awards to support new research. Each award is for $1500.
The awards may cover any topic in health psychology, including, but not limited to the following topic areas:
• Understanding the etiology, promotion and maintenance of health
• Prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of physical illness
• Psychological, social, emotional and behavioral factors in physical illness
• Health disparities
• Child health psychology
• Health care systems and health policy