2018 Fall Student Research Symposium

On November 9th, the Department’s second year students presented their Masters Research to the CHP community.


Presenter Faculty Mentor Presentation Title
Gabriel Cartagena Deidre B. Pereira, PhD, ABPP Understanding the relationships among racial/ethnic minority status, socioeconomic status, mood/anxiety, and cytokines in women undergoing surgery for suspected gynecologic cancer
Brittany DeFeis Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ABPP Reduced awareness of memory deficit is associated with increased Medicare home health care use in dementia
Ke Ding David M. Janicke, Ph.D., ABPP  Predictive Value of Executive Function Domains on Childhood Weight Status: A Longitudinal Study
Catherine Dion Catherine Price, PhD, ABPP Cognitive Associates of the Digital Clock Drawing Test in Older Adults
Erin Ferguson Nicole Ennis, Ph.D. Is Marijuana Use Associated with Lower Inflammation? Results from Waves III and IV of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health
Cheshire Hardcastle Catherine Price, PhD, ABPP Mild Cognitive Impairment and Changes in Resting State Functional Connectivity after Total Knee Arthroplasty with General Anesthesia
Francesca Lopez Dawn Bowers, PhD, ABPP/CN Subjective Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s disease: Evidence from the University of Florida-Cognitive Function Questionnaire
Stefania Pinto David M. Janicke, Ph.D., ABPP  Differences in the Relationship Between Emotional Symptoms and Self-Regulation of Food Intake in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Survivors and Healthy Peers
Brittany Rohl Dawn Bowers, PhD, ABPP/CN Title The UF Deep Brain Stimulation Cognitive Rating Scale (DBS-CRS): Clinical decision making, construct validity and relation to DBS surgery in 265 patients
Brad Talyor Michael Marsiske, PhD Aging and Intervention Effects on Mental Rotation
Sara Voorhees David Fedele, Ph.D. A Systematic Evaluation of Asthma Management Apps: Examining Behavior Change Techniques


Students and Faculty also received awards for research, teaching and service accomplishments during the past year.


Student Award Recipient
Molly Harrower Memorial Award
for Excellence in Psychodiagnostic Assessment
Elise Turner
Florence Shafer Memorial Award
for Excellence in Psychotherapeutic Counseling
Jennifer Warnick
CHP Student Research Award
for Excellence in Clinical Psychology Research
Bonnie Scott
Nathan W. Perry Scientist-Practitioner Memorial Scholarship
for Excellence in Integrating Science and Practice
Zachary Mannes
Eileen Fennell Graduate Student Teaching Award
for Excellence in Teaching
Danielle Cooke
Geoffrey Clark-Ryan Memorial Award
for Excellence in Pediatric Psychology Research
Makeda Moore
Health Psychology Research Award
for Excellence in Health Psychology Research
Zachary Mannes
Robert and Phyllis Levitt Neuropsychology Award
for Excellence in Clinical Neuropsychology Research
Deirdre O’Shea
Jenny Sivinski Memorial Award
for Excellence in Community Service
Gabriel Cartagena


Faculty Award Recipient
Audrey Schumacher Award
for Excellence in Teaching Clinical Psychology
Dr. Erika Cascio
Hugh C. Davis Award
for Excellence in Clinical Supervision
Dr. Shelley Heaton
Research Mentorship Award
for Excellence in Research Mentoring
Dr. Nicole Ennis